Recycling

The first Edinburgh Jack & Jill Market of the year comes to Meadowbank Stadium on Sunday 17th February.

The Edinburgh Fashion Swap is the idea of 25-year-old Jema MacGregor, a young Scottish entrepreneur, who lives in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh's Lord Provost was presented with a commemorative table hand-made by the Scottish Furniture Makers Association (SFMA) at a special ceremony in the C

The deadline for Edinburgh City Council's Waste Action Grants, worth up up to £2,500, is drawing close.

Wheelie bins will be collected in Edinburgh every fortnight instead of every week from September as a measure to encourage Edinburgh residents to separate their "waste" before it goes out

The Waste Education Cabin at Seafield Community Recycling Centre will be open from 11am to 3pm on Monday 17 October.

According to the Marine Conservation Society, Scotland had the highest average litter levels in the UK of six out of the seven sewage-related debris items: condoms, cotton bud sticks, nappies, tampons/tampon applicators, toilet fresheners, and sanitary towels/pantyliners/backing strips.

Enjoy a day out with the kids at our Education Cabin and:

The Scotland Food & Drink Theatre at the Royal Highland Show will stage nine demonstration sessions daily over the four days of the show this year. The theme of the food and drink industry showcase, which is under the supervision of writer-broadcaster Wendy Barrie, is “A Celebration of Scotland”.

Being a port city Edinburgh has a thriving inland gull population. Gulls, and other urban foragers such as dogs, cats, foxes, and crows, often tear through thin rubbish bag-liners left for collection on city pavements in search of food scraps. Not only does food end up on the pavement but, with Edinburgh being a windy city, the rubbish is easily dispersed throughout the surrounding street.