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Is it time to re-energise your old home?

Older homes can be charming and it’s great fun to spot some of the amazing properties we have in Scotland...

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Keeping your home warm this winter

It’s beginning to look a lot like… winter. What we tentatively call summer has drifted away, the mornings and nights are getting dark and the shops are already stocking up on Christmas stuff.

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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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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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Greener driving

Learn how you can drive smarter and choose different ways to drive to save money and help make Scotland a cleaner, greener place.

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Alternatives to flying

Door to door, it can often be just as fast to take the train as to fly, especially in the UK. 

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Saving energy in your community

There are ways of saving energy in your community too. Joining forces can help you to save money on fuel bills by sharing the cost of generating your own power.

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Generate your own power at home

As well as saving energy it is worth thinking about whether you can generate your own power.

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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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Save on home energy usage

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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How the Energy Saving Trust helped Scots last year

With the weather getting colder and dark nights, we’re all sparing a thought for our energy bills. But di...

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