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European insights on tackling fuel poverty

Changeworks' Senior Consultant Stuart Hay presented our latest research findings at the 'Energy Check for Low Income Households' seminar in Berlin recently. Here, Stuart shares research insights and learnings for both the UK and Europe.First the...

27 Feb 2014 Lynne Sneddon Energy and fuel poverty

How far can a foodbox go?

Our Affordable Living Advisor, Chris Clyne, recently asked himself that question. He decided to try living off nothing but the contents of an emergency foodbox to try and answer this, and gain valuable insights along the way.A foodbox is an...

6 Feb 2014 Lynne Sneddon Waste

Top tips for a sustainable festive season

The festive season is a time for celebration for many people and, almost inevitably, a spot of overindulgence. As a result, we tend to use a lot more energy – and we don’t mean those last-minute trips to the shops – and produce more waste than usual...

23 Dec 2013 Lynne Sneddon Waste

Changeworks plugs in to greener motoring

Imagine being able to refuel your car right on your own doorstep. No ghastly fumes. No watching the rising price of petrol. Just a cleaner, greener, feel good top up before you drive off.This is exactly what we had in mind when we decided to replace...

13 Dec 2013 Lynne Sneddon Energy and fuel poverty

Young Scot is on a mission!

Today sees the launch of the ‘Young Scot is on an Energy Mission’ campaign and to tell us all about it we’re delighted to welcome guest blogger Laura Copley, Low Carbon Behaviours Development Officer with Young Scot …Young Scot, as the national...

28 Oct 2013 Lynne Sneddon Energy and fuel poverty

Community Energy Fortnight: power to the people

We're delighted to welcome guest blogger Katie Shaw from Forum for the Future, which convenes the Community Energy Coalition. As it's Community Energy Fortnight,Katie is promoting the benefits of working together for strength in numbers..."Power to...

26 Aug 2013 Lynne Sneddon Energy and fuel poverty

Take the road less travelled?

Are you in a commuting rut? Stuck in traffic in a car, zoning out while you wait for the queues to clear? For a change of scenery why not trial another form of transport and share your experience?Stop Climate Chaos Scotland is looking for a...

22 Aug 2013 Lynne Sneddon Energy and fuel poverty, Carbon reduction

Worth celebrating: our future waste champions

The education work we do with nurseries and schools is lots of fun - both for the children and teachers who take part AND for our Waste Education team themselves! Throughout the year we hold loads of eco events, competitions and workshops and we're...

27 Jun 2013 Lynne Sneddon Waste

A volunteer's story: meet our award winning volunteer Don

We’re so proud of Don for received an ‘Inspiring Volunteering’ award from the Lord Provost, pictured below, highlighting the important contribution volunteers make to Changeworks.Don has been a Heat Heroes volunteer...

11 Jun 2013 Lynne Sneddon Waste

Dig for Victory – a volunteer's story

Whether you're finishing school or university, hoping to develop your skills or just plain passionate about something, volunteering can be one of the most rewarding and worthwhile things you’ll ever do.This week is Volunteers Week and we’...

5 Jun 2013 Lynne Sneddon Waste

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