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Interning with Changeworks

Shona Scott joined Changeworks as a researcher intern in January 2016. Shona’s internship ends next month. Find out from Shona about her experience with us, before she heads off to London for new adventures.  Hello, my name is Shona and I am...

17 Jun 2016 Lynne Sneddon Energy and fuel poverty, Corporate

A day in the life of Client Relationship Manager Katy Tallon

Previously we delved into a working day of Changeworks Recycling’s Business Development Manager, Richard Dryburgh. In the second of the series we meet Client Relationship Manager Katy Tallon. Our Client Relationship Managers pride themselves on...

6 Jun 2016 Lynne Sneddon Waste

Celebrating the success of real nappies

After a successful 13 years providing real nappy advice and support to families in Edinburgh and the Lothians, Changeworks’ Real Nappy Project came to an end last month. We caught up with Hannah Milne, Real Nappy Project Co-ordinator, who took us...

5 May 2016 Lynne Sneddon Waste

Changeworks Recycling helps businesses switch trade waste service

As the City of Edinburgh Council stops trade waste collections, you may be anticipating a period of upheaval as you face a compulsory change to your waste collection service. We spoke to Rebecca Jones, Marketing Manager with Changeworks Recycling (a...

25 Apr 2016 Lynne Sneddon Waste

Recycling is easy for Assembly Rooms

Here’s how the Assembly Rooms in Edinburgh managed their waste working with Changeworks Recycling. Changeworks Recycling is a wholly owned subsidiary of Changeworks. “It was easy to make the separate waste streams work, even in a busy bar...

22 Mar 2016 Jo Mattinson Waste

The consumer experience of district heating

We frequently hear news reports on the problems people face with their gas and electricity suppliers: high charges, poor customer service and confusion over tariffs. But what about the 200,000 UK consumers whose heating is supplied by district or...

17 Dec 2015 Lynne Sneddon Energy and fuel poverty

COP21: An inspirational place to be

As mentioned in his previous blog, Richard Dryburgh, Business Development Manager with Changeworks Recycling, travelled to Paris with the 2050 Climate Group to attend COP21 in Paris. In his video diary (10 mins) Richard shares his...

15 Dec 2015 Lynne Sneddon Carbon reduction

Going to Paris to tackle climate change

Richard Dryburgh, Business Development Manager with Changeworks Recycling, is travelling to Paris with member of Scotland’s 2050 Climate Group. Tackling climate change is a cause I’ve been active in since university and has changed the way I...

3 Dec 2015 Lynne Sneddon Carbon reduction

Taking the ‘pane’ out of fitting double-glazing, part 2

Alex Hilliam, Changeworks Senior Researcher in Behaviour Change, is exploring the challenges of fitting slimline double glazing in traditional properties in Scotland, as part of a project funded by the Scottish Government’s Learning Network...

13 Apr 2015 Lynne Sneddon Energy and fuel poverty, Carbon reduction

Taking the 'pane' out of fitting double-glazing

Alex Hilliam, our Senior Researcher in Behaviour Change, fitted slimline double glazing to his Victorian flat in Edinburgh last year. It's now a more comfortable and energy efficient home as a result, but he had restrictions on the type of windows...

15 Jan 2015 Lynne Sneddon Energy and fuel poverty, Carbon reduction

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