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The Ultimate Greener Christmas Gift Guide

While it’s great to get crafty at Christmas and make your own gifts, sometimes it’s not always that eas...

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Recipe Finder

Welcome to the Greener Scotland Recipe finder. Search for new ways to use local, fresh, in season produce and eat more tasty and healthy meals.

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Too Good to Waste 2012 Extras

Extra scenes from Too Good to Waste.

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Too Good to Waste 2012 Video Diaries

Video diaries from Too Good to Waste.

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Too Good to Waste 2012 Programmes

Eight of the nation’s favourite celebrities make some surprising discoveries about their waste and how much it costs them. Watch our double acts go greener together – and see how much some expert advice can save them each year.

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Passing It On Extras

Extra scenes from Passing It On, the second series of Too Good to Waste.

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From farm to fork

When we waste food, it’s not the only resource that's lost. We also waste the energy, fuel, water and time that it took to grow, harvest, store, transport and cook the food.

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Food waste facts

We’ve rounded up some food waste facts and statistics to put into perspective the scale of the problem and show how recycling food waste can really make a difference.

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Food waste recycling in your area

Many local authorities in Scotland now offer food waste recycling with street bin collection. Find out here if yours does.

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Shop smarter

Avoidable food and drink waste costs the average household £470 annually. That’s at least £40 a month you could save.

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Eating greener links and resources

A few useful resources and links to help you eat greener.

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Types of food

By reducing our food waste, we could enjoy more of the food we buy and save up to £470 a year in the process.

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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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Farmers' Markets

Shopping at a farmers market means buying direct and is a great way to buy in season, local foods at their freshest.

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