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Too Good to Waste 2012 Video Diaries

Video diaries from Too Good to Waste.

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How to stop wasting food

There are lots of simple things we can do to cut down on wasted food and drink. Take the tour or choose where to start.

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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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Local in season food

Scotland boasts a wealth of tasty food from fruit and vegetables to meat, fish and diary. Knowing where our food is from means we can source quality ingredients locally and make the most of Scotland’s abundant natural resources.

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Public transport

Taking the bus or train can often be quicker, more convenient and cost you less than the total cost of running a car.

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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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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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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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