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At Whitelee Windfarm, well planned early engagement and a real commitment to safeguarding the natural environment has speeded up the planning process and enhanced ScottishPower Renewables' reputation leading to savings in time and money for the business.

At Whitelee Windfarm, well planned early engagement and a real commitment to safeguarding the natural environment has speeded up the planning process and enhanced ScottishPower Renewables' reputation leading to savings in time and money for the business.

Whitmuir is a farm with a strong commitment to food quality, biodiversity and sustainability. Although it has required extra investment of time and money, this self-imposed obligation is the key marketing strength of the enterprise providing it with a competitive edge to take on large supermarkets.

Whitmuir is a farm with a strong commitment to food quality, biodiversity and sustainability. Although it has required extra investment of time and money, this self-imposed obligation is the key marketing strength of the enterprise providing it with a competitive edge to take on large supermarkets.

The Knockroon vision combines residential, retail, business and community use buildings with sustainability at the heart of the development. This is not only evident in the design of the buildings and public realm but also through the high level of local engagement which takes place with neighbouring communities.

The Knockroon vision combines residential, retail, business and community use buildings with sustainability at the heart of the development. This is not only evident in the design of the buildings and public realm but also through the high level of local engagement which takes place with neighbouring communities.

Heartlands is a new £650m residential, retail, business and sporting destination being developed by Ecosse Regeneration Ltd. This is one of the largest regeneration projects in Europe and is being achieved using cost cutting sustainable practices which are good for the environment and the local community.

Heartlands is a new £650m residential, retail, business and sporting destination being developed by Ecosse Regeneration Ltd. This is one of the largest regeneration projects in Europe and is being achieved using cost cutting sustainable practices which are good for the environment and the local community.

Whilst retaining traditional land uses such as forestry and tenant farming, the landowner at Craufurdland Estate has increased use of the site and created a profit from diversification into activities such as green burials, fishing, mountain bike trails and even 'extreme' sports.

Whilst retaining traditional land uses such as forestry and tenant farming, the landowner at Craufurdland Estate has increased use of the site and created a profit from diversification into activities such as green burials, fishing, mountain bike trails and even 'extreme' sports.

Pursuing a programme of access improvements has not only helped to minimise anti-social behaviour, but has also allowed Callendar Estate to harness a diverse range of funding schemes. This has enabled it to deliver a mountain bike track with the potential to diversify into new profit generating activities for the Estate and its tenant farmers.

Pursuing a programme of access improvements has not only helped to minimise anti-social behaviour, but has also allowed Callendar Estate to harness a diverse range of funding schemes. This has enabled it to deliver a mountain bike track with the potential to diversify into new profit generating activities for the Estate and its tenant farmers.

Simon Howie’s meat processing factory in Dunning, Perthshire has an innovative waste treatment solution which is a cheaper option than more conventional approaches and is good for the environment.

Simon Howie’s meat processing factory in Dunning, Perthshire has an innovative waste treatment solution which is a cheaper option than more conventional approaches and is good for the environment.

Environmental concerns were central to the development of Scotland’s largest and greenest water treatment works at Glencorse. Although some of the suggestions and changes requested through community engagement involved greater investment, this was considered money well spent - as it kept the build on track and under budget.

Environmental concerns were central to the development of Scotland’s largest and greenest water treatment works at Glencorse. Although some of the suggestions and changes requested through community engagement involved greater investment, this was considered money well spent - as it kept the build on track and under budget.

The owners of Oakwell Farm re-examined their resources and realised that their land could be better used to increase profits. They created a thriving children’s nursery with outdoor areas that educate, interest and stimulate little minds. They also adopted sustainable technology and started to rent out an under-used field to a local allotment group. These steps have helped to maximise income and reduce operational costs.

The owners of Oakwell Farm re-examined their resources and realised that their land could be better used to increase profits. They created a thriving children’s nursery with outdoor areas that educate, interest and stimulate little minds. They also adopted sustainable technology and started to rent out an under-used field to a local allotment group. These steps have helped to maximise income and reduce operational costs.

 
 
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