Waste, recycling, resources, and litter

These topics are all connected through our attitudes and behaviours to the use and disposal of resources, and our sense of responsibility for the environment.  Friends of the Earth Tayside is involved in campaigning and local activity to promote better use of resources and tackle the problem of …

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Input to Local Development Plans

In December 2012 we submitted further comments on the Dundee Local Development Plan, focusing on issues such as energy efficiency in homes, promoting sustainable transport, and the need to take account of rising sea levels and storms resulting from climate change.  …

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Sustainable travel and transport

Encouraging people to get out of their cars, and walk or cycle more or use the bus, is one of the main campaign themes for FoE Tayside.  Dundee city centre has some of the worst air pollution in Scotland (see this News item), and we can help to reduce this by encouraging people to travel more …

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Biomass plant proposals

Our campaign against Forth Energy's proposals for a 130 megawatt biomass power station at Dundee port has been running for more than two years now. It has included protests at the Scottish Parliament, a meeting with the Managing Director of Forth Energy, letters to the media, consultation …

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