Food, products and tourism were three main topics in the first event of the Sustainable Conference in Orkney which for 2020 has moved online.
““The Islands Green Recovery Programme will stimulate new economic activity across our islands, helping businesses recover from the impacts of the pandemic and creating new, quality jobs. ” Paul Wheelhouse Scottish Government Minister for the Islands
“We know that illegal activity places further stress on legitimate operators – especially where services are being pushed through social media and other channels.”
Some excellent tips for using vegetable bits from Bernie Bell
handy shopping lists include traditional menus for two, four and eight people, and a vegan option too.
“Currently when we go to the shops to buy a drink the container it is in is a “one-shot” container and is thrown away afterwards”
The proposed scheme from the Scottish Government will take in bottles of glass and plastic and also aluminium/steel cans.
Eco Active Orkney was in Tesco, Kirkwall and the Warehouse Building, Stromness on Monday
This year’s focus is on plastic bottles.
a special re-use ‘pop up’ stall in Kirkwall is being run in conjunction with Orkney ZeroWaste.