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Too Good to Waste 2012 Extras

Extra scenes from Too Good to Waste.

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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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Passing It On Programmes

In 2013, Too Good to Waste: Passing It On returned to our screens in three parts. During this second series, we revisited Kaye Adams, Fred MacAulay, Shereen Nanjiani, Stephen Purdon, Chick Young, Des McLean and Julie Hannah, to find out if they have changed their ways or if they are still wasters.

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Interest Free Loan with 25% Cash Back Scheme

Interest free loans of up to £15,000 for home energy improvements. For a limited time homeowners can also receive 25% of their loan (up to a maximum of £3750) in cash back once the measure has been installed.

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Welcome to Greener Scotland

Tackling climate change can seem like a daunting one, but a series of small, simple changes in your everyday routine can help.

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Reducing your carbon impact helps to build a cleaner, greener, healthier Scotland.

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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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Composting food waste

If your local authority does not offer a food waste recycling service, you can recycle your food waste in a composting bin or a compost heap.

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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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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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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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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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Renewable Heat Incentive

Financial support for renewable heating systems.

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