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Importance of Trees

Importance of Trees

CLEAR in Buckhaven reflect on the affects of Storm Arwen and the importance of trees for the environment. Due to Storm Arwen on 26/10/21, Forest Chiefs estimate 8 million trees were fallen or damaged.  Scottish Forestry along with Forestry and Land Scotland are working together to plan the recovery and future. Areas of Scotland have […]

How can you reduce your pets’ carbon pawprint?

How can you reduce your pets’ carbon pawprint? Carbon Pawprint

We are all animal lovers here in the UK. There are estimates that put our populations of pet dogs at 12 and a half million. Cats aren’t far behind at 12.2 million. We now have a good understanding of how to minimize our carbon footprint. But, how do we minimize the impact our pets have […]

Climate Friendly Home Case Study – Valerie

Climate Friendly Home Case Study – Valerie

Even when people want to tackle climate change, they can lack the knowledge or confidence to make changes to their homes. As part of Climate Action Fife we piloted home energy advice visits with a focus on carbon savings, rather than fuel poverty. This was in the effort to help them have a more Climate […]

Climate friendly business – inspire others to make the change

Climate friendly business – inspire others to make the change climate friendly business

Climate-friendly business is important for two reasons. First, because it will result in significant, measurable carbon savings. Second, because people want to see businesses taking action on climate change. Climate Action Fife works with small and medium sized businesses, community buildings and third sector organisations to help them reduce their energy use and waste, especially […]

Climate Friendly Business

Climate Friendly Business climate friendly business

Climate Action Fife works with small and medium sized businesses, community buildings and third sector organisations to help them reduce energy use and waste, especially food waste, in their business.  Climate-friendly business is important for two reasons. First, because it will result in significant, measurable carbon savings. Second, because people want to see businesses taking […]

A Day in Glasgow During COP26

A Day in Glasgow During COP26

Greener Kirkcaldy’s Communications and Events Coordinator, Andrea, spent a day in Glasgow during COP26. In this blog, she shares her experience.  From demonstrations on Buchanan Street to spending some time at the green zone and going to a panel discussion all about “Raising the Voices of the Youth to Participate”, in the city centre, I […]

Climate-friendly Breakfast – The Perks of Porridge

Climate-friendly Breakfast – The Perks of Porridge

Porridge. A great climate-friendly breakfast for Fifers. In this blog the folks over at CLEAR talk about oats and how great they are for us and the environment. Now the nights are drawing in and there’s a nip in the air. The chilly mornings have me reaching for the porridge pot for a filling and […]

Blue Bin Blues

Blue Bin Blues

This month, CLEAR in Buckhaven give you a guide to recycling at home. Recycling landfill waste in the blue bin provided by Fife Council can appear to be a tricky business…. What to put in and what not to put in…… Typically, in many households the blue bin is the receptacle that almost everything gets […]

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