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Leith to become Zero Waste Town

Leith is set to lead the way in becoming a zero waste town for residents and workers and drive forward Scotland’s waste-free revolution, as part of an initiative led by local environmental charity Changeworks.

23 Nov 2017 Waste, Carbon reduction

Changeworks wins Green Team Award

Changeworks has won the VIBES 2017 Green Team Award in recognition of their environmental accomplishments at the annual awards ceremony today.&nbs

15 Nov 2017 Waste, Energy and fuel poverty, Carbon reduction, Corporate

Highland Affordable Warmth shortlisted for funding

Changeworks’ Highland Affordable Warmth project has been shortlisted to receive funding for the RBS Skills and Opportunities Fund. 

26 Oct 2017 Energy and fuel poverty

More households to benefit from expert advice in bid to be energy smart

More Edinburgh and Lothians residents are set to benefit from free insight and advice on their energy use, as part of a smart technology research initiative. 

9 Oct 2017 Energy and fuel poverty

Everyone urged to play their part in achieving a sustainable Scotland

“Scotland has some of the most ambitious carbon reduction targets, 80% reduction by 2050, possibly to be made more ambitious with a new Climate Act due.

5 Oct 2017 Waste, Energy and fuel poverty, Carbon reduction, Corporate

Edinburgh flat residents’ views sought on on-street recycling bins

Householders living in flats in Edinburgh are being asked for their views on the shared on-street bins used to collect rubbish and recycling in a survey carried out by Changeworks.

21 Sep 2017 Waste

Changeworks’ awarded Committed to Excellence stars

Changeworks was awarded the European Foundation for Quality Management Committed to Excellence 2 Stars at the Scottish Awards for Business Excellence 2017.

27 Jun 2017 Waste, Energy and fuel poverty, Carbon reduction, Corporate

Local support for Leith residents to save more on food bills

Leith residents are set to save money on food bills through support from Changeworks who were recently awarded funding from Sainsbury’s for a new Waste Less Save More project.  

5 Jun 2017 Waste

Different rules for different fuels

Exploring consumer protection in the district heating market

26 May 2017 Energy and fuel poverty

Regulation, finance and monitoring critical to success of district heating schemes

Wider regulation, more technical and financial support and better monitoring systems are priority requirements for promoting district heating in the social housing sector, recommends new research report published by environmental charity Changeworks

18 Apr 2017 Energy and fuel poverty

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