Scilly Waste is a practical project aimed at reducing the impacts of waste on the islands. ReZolve Kernow, the Isles of Scilly Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) team and the Council of the Isles of Scilly are working together to address the issue ofwaste.
ScillyWaste aims to work with all facets of society to increase waste minimisation, recycling and composting opportunities through encouragement, information dissemination and practical solutions. One aim is to actively promote susteainable tourism on the Islands.
Details of the initiative are given on the dedicated website ScillyWaste Opens in a new window. This includes practical guidance on how to reduce waste through:
- Shop Smart
- Reusable shopping bags
- Recycling glass
- Composting - composters and green cones are available to residents
- Real nappies
- Reducing junk mail
- Barbecue use
Alternatively you can download the leaflet: ScillyWaste: brief guide to reducing island waste Opens in a new window that includes practical information and advice, tips and useful contacts for reducing waste.