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The Greener Scotland Advent Calendar

What's better than a little treat every day in the run up to Christmas? This year, we thought we'd create a...

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Home Energy Scotland: The Day Dreamer

It’s been a busy couple of weeks for the Home Energy Scotland campaig...

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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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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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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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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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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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Reusing materials

We can make a difference to the environment by reusing more of what we already have.

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