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    In season food calendar

    Our at-a-glance in season food calendar is a great way to see what’s tasty and in season in Scotland month by month.

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    Farm produce box schemes

    Buying produce direct from a farm means tasty, fresh produce. Boxes contain a selection of in season vegetables and sometimes it’s possible to add fruit and fresh eggs to an order.

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    Grow your own food

    Growing your own means fruit, veg and herbs for less. A little outlay is needed to get started, but growing your own food can help to cut down on food miles, trips to the shops and wasteful packaging. It can also be very satisfying.

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    Active travel

    The day-to-day travel decisions you make can have a real impact on making Scotland a cleaner, greener place to live – and they could also help you to be fitter, healthier, happier and wealthier.

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    Home energy links and resources

    Heat your home for less – all year round. These resources offer advice and help that can lead to big savings.

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    Heating systems

    You may be able to save money by making your central heating system more efficient.

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    Insulation

    If your energy bills are rising, it makes more sense than ever to insulate your home.

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    Case Studies

    Home Energy Scotland from the Scottish Government helps Scots across the country to stay warm each winter. Read our case studies to find out more. 

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    Renewable Heat Incentive

    Financial support for renewable heating systems.

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    Feed In Tariffs

    Be paid for the energy you generate but do not use.

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    Home Energy Efficiency Programmes for Scotland Area based

    There are a range of schemes available based on your postcode.

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    Warmer Homes Scotland

    Warmer Homes Scotland is designed to help vulnerable people make their homes warmer and more comfortable by installing a range of energy saving measures.

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    Advice and grants

    Give Home Energy Scotland a call on 0808 808 2282 or find out more about some of the schemes and support that could be available to you in this section.

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    Buying energy efficient appliances

    When it’s time to replace white goods or other electrical equipment, choosing energy efficient appliances will save you money.

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    Home Energy Housebuilder

    Use the Home Energy Housebuilder to find out more about support and information available to you to make your home warmer this winter.

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    How to save energy at home

    Saving energy and money at home begins with a good look around each room. Think about the gas and electricity you use for heating and lighting and to power appliances. It all adds up to a lot of energy.

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    Home Energy Scotland

    Our telephone advisors are available to talk to you today, helping you with impartial advice on ways to reduce your energy bills. 

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    Using your home energy well

    Everyone wants a cosy and warm home without paying too much on your energy bills. There are steps we can all take, some big (replacing your boiler or improving insulation) and some small (using energy efficient appliances or not using standby) to save energy and money to create a cleaner, greener Scotland.

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    Turn your lights off for Earth Hour 2015!

    Lang Banks is Director at WWF Scotland, and he is encouraging Scots to turn their lights off for Earth ...

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    Doug the draught excluder by Jess at Ginger Twist Studio

    Say hello to Doug. I have had the distinct pleasure of knitting this adorable draught excluder, because who...

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