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Written 5 posts

Preparing for Pass it On Week

7th March 2018

Ahead of Pass it On Week – Scotland’s annual celebration of re-use, Zero Waste Scotland guest blog on how we can all play a part in swapping, donating, sharing and repairing to help make things last.  

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Signing up to Global Ghost Gear Initiative

21st December 2017

The Scottish Government has signed up to a global initiative aimed at reducing the amount of fishing gear lost in oceans and harming the marine environment.

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This migration season, will we see avian flu return?

14th November 2017

Last winter Scotland was lucky. We had no reported cases of H5N8 avian flu in domestic flocks. The rest of the UK was not so lucky as the disease was confirmed at 13 premises whose flocks ranged in size from nine to 65,000 birds. Here two experts have their say on the importance of practising good biosecurity measures.

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Leading Ideas for Better Lives

30th March 2017

Graeme Cook Director, Knowledge Exchange and Impact, SEFARI The view from a hilltop can be magical – that sense of space and scale, the feeling of the wind on your face. If you’re lucky you can feel the sun, otherwise it might be the rain or sleet (if we’re talking Scotland). You might be up…

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Be flood aware and prepared

14th December 2016

Stewart Prodger from the Scottish Environment Protection Agency’s Flood Unit calls on the public to be flood aware and prepared over the festive period.

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