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On a journey to a zero carbon service - Changeworks Recycling trials electric vehicle

Here at Changeworks we try our best to practice what we preach.The team at Changeworks Recycling, our social enterprise arm, already know that in helping businesses reduce their carbon footprint we increase our own through vehicle use. The...

18 Mar 2013 Lynne Sneddon Waste, Energy and fuel poverty, Carbon reduction

On the road again… Lauren and the Scots Together team are out and about for the final countdown!

With the final countdown well and truly underway, and less than a week to go, the ‘Scotswitch’ roadshow team is still going strong. We’re out and about all week spreading the word and helping people around the South East of Scotland save money on...

13 Mar 2013 Lynne Sneddon Energy and fuel poverty

Help your community save on energy with Scots Together!

Counting down the days…Scotland’s first collective switching project, Scots Together, runs until 17 March 2013.Scots Together is a collective buying group bringing people together across Scotland to get a better price on gas and electricity, just as...

7 Mar 2013 Lynne Sneddon Energy and fuel poverty

Get Together. Save Money. Do the Harlem Shake!!

It's the new internet sensation. Well, we're getting there. Hundreds of people have logged on to see what they could save with Scotland's first collective energy switching project, Scots Together.Here's what some of them said:"I just switched...

25 Feb 2013 Lynne Sneddon Energy and fuel poverty

Get together. Save Money. Pass it on.

Watch this little video to see what people power can achieve with Scots Together. Share with your friends and spread the word!

21 Feb 2013 Lynne Sneddon Energy and fuel poverty

Ideas that just might change the world

Laura Campbell reports on her recent trip to the West Country...I’ve just started to project manage our brand new collective switching project, Scots Together. Households across Scotland will get the chance to save hundreds of pounds on energy...

18 Feb 2013 Lynne Sneddon Energy and fuel poverty

Ten easy steps to a 'Green 2013'

Make 2013 the year you make a difference. It needn’t be difficult; at Changeworks we know that small changes are often all it takes to make a big impact.And it’s not just the pledge that’s important – it’s getting there that’s rewarding....

10 Jan 2013 Lynne Sneddon Waste, Energy and fuel poverty, Carbon reduction

Watch your waste - not your waist - this Christmas

Christmas is traditionally a time for generosity, indulgence and feasting. We love to give gifts, feed our friends, have a wee Baileys or [insert drink of choice] and eat our own bodyweight in trifle before a good old festive snooze.According...

12 Dec 2012 Lynne Sneddon Waste

The whole energy market at the moment is very exciting

We talk to Changeworks Consultancy about what's on the horizon. Changeworks’ Consultancy Services help organisations, groups and businesses to understand climate change and tackle sustainability.We caught up with Ian Smith, Head of Consultancy...

28 Nov 2012 Lynne Sneddon Energy and fuel poverty

Taking ownership

Why the capital needs a co-operative approach to community energyCommunity projects are everywhere. Whether you’re aware of them or not, they’re making things better for you and your neighbours. They’re helping people cut carbon and stay warm in...

8 Nov 2012 Lynne Sneddon Energy and fuel poverty

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