Welcome to Scotland 2030

A view of Scotland in 2030 that shows how the changes we’re making together can help create a cleaner, greener, healthier and fairer country for all.

Tell us where you live to experience a day in 2030. Watch and choose what you want to know more about (by clicking 'add to plan'). At the end you'll get a plan of actions to help you start creating a greener lifestyle.

Scotland2030

A greener tomorrow that you can live today

  • Eat in season

    Eating fresh, in season, locally grown food means you get loads of taste, support local food producers and reduce your impact on the environment.

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  • Renewable energy

    The plugs are the same but where your energy comes from might be different in 2030. What to find out more?

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  • Energy generation

    Your community and home could benefit from local energy schemes. Want to find out more?

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  • Car sharing

    Car sharing reduces the number of cars on the road which helps improve your local air quality.

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  • Local working hubs

    In 2030, local working hubs in suburban areas will help people to work flexibly, cut commuting costs and reduce carbon footprints.

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  • Use up leftovers

    Planning meals and using up leftovers can be an easy way to reduce food waste.

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  • Heating and insulation

    There are various schemes that could help you have smart home heating and insulation to keep your home toasty and your heating costs lower.

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  • Working from home

    Working from home could save you energy, travel time and money, and help reduce the impact of climate change. Want to find out more?

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  • Energy saving

    Small energy saving changes can make a big difference. For example, only boil the water you need and you’ll use less energy.

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  • Electric vehicles

    Electric vehicles cost less to run, are great to drive, can be charged at your home and have zero-emissions.

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  • Active travel

    Taking the bus rather than the car and getting off a stop or two early will make you greener and healthier.

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  • Shopping

    How we shop will change. For example, instead of 'buying' a product we buy a 'service' from the manufacturers.

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  • Solar energy

    Solar energy made in your own home could power your home appliances, letting you save money and be greener.

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  • Low carbon heating

    Find out about different ways to heat your home which could lower your heating costs and give you a warmer home.

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  • Flexible working

    Flexible hours and low energy workplaces reduce businesses' impact on the environment. Find out more?

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  • Greener travel

    Cycling or walking, mixed with public transport, will help you be greener and healthier.

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  • Food waste

    Managing your food waste is easy thanks to local collection services or composting and benefits the local environment.

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Create your future plan

Now that you have seen what Scotland could be like in 2030, decide what interests you to create you report.

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