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Every day heroes saving Scotland from climate change

We’ve been on the lookout for every day heroes from across the country who are living that little bit gre...

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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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Flora’s festive treat to fight food waste

The Great British Bake Off star, Flora Shedden from Dunkeld, is guest posting on the blog this week and...

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Revamp your home with top tips from the DesignDoc

Freshening up your home doesn’t have to be costly. For beautiful, unique furniture that costs a fraction ...

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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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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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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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Food waste links and resources

A few useful resources and links to help you reduce food 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 all throw more food away than we should. We buy more food than we need, then cook or prepare portions that we can’t finish.

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Composting food waste

Some of the food we throw away is unavoidable - food we can't eat like banana skins, peelings, teabags, bones, or eggshells.

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Food waste recycling search

Many local authorities in Scotland now offer food waste recycling with street bin collection.

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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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Why reduce food waste?

Did you know that avoidable food and drink waste costs the average household in Scotland around £470 a year?

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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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