Two women looking at tshirt

Love Clothes Part III: Upcycling

Hi there, Tanita here with the third and last in the series of blog posts on the topic of clothes. Last time, I discussed the benefits of making and mending your clothes to make them last longer and today I’m going to focus upon upcycling your clothes. Be prepared to get your creative juices flowing…

Bird watch weekend

The Recycling Team will be joining the RSPB this weekend for their annual bird watch event in Aberdeen. Bird populations are a great indicator of the condition of our countryside and you can have many different species visiting your garden all year round. It is so important to give them a helping hand over the…

Girl holding a pumpkin carved with the recycle symbol

Halloween is coming!

The nights are getting darker, school playgrounds are buzzing with chatter about the best costume ideas, and the shops are filling up with pumpkins. That can only mean one thing – Halloween is coming! One thing which has become increasingly noticeable in recent years is the amount of Halloween-themed stuff available in shops. Costumes, decorations,…

Flowers planted in a pair of wellies

How green does your garden grow?

Summer’s here and it’s the perfect time to tend your garden, allotment, or window box. Here are our top tips on how you can reduce, reuse and recycle in your outdoor space. Plants will grow in almost anything, so get creative! You can grow herbs in yoghurt pots or teapots. An old tyre makes the…