Our current work to reduce waste and carbon emissions. 

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Ditching Disposables

Zero Waste Scotland, Scottish Government

The Ditching Disposables project is funded by Zero Waste Scotland to support food and drink businesses in Portobello and Joppa in Edinburgh to reduce their use of disposable single-use items....

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Edinburgh Food Waste Engagement Project

The City of Edinburgh Council

Changeworks is delivering a series of food waste engagement activities in Edinburgh on behalf of the City of Edinburgh Council.  The aim of these activities is to engage Edinburgh residents in...

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Edinburgh Reuse Map

The City of Edinburgh Council

The Edinburgh Reuse Map showcases local charity shops and workshops to help you give, fix and get items all over Edinburgh. Whatever you need, find it on our online map. To feature your business,...

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Local Heat and Energy Efficiency Strategy pilots

Scottish Government, East Lothian Council, Midlothian Council, West Lothian Council

Changeworks is delivering Scottish Government-funded Local Heat and Energy Efficiency Strategy (LHEES) pilots for Moray, West Dunbartonshire, East Ayrshire, North Ayrshire, South Ayrshire and East...

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Love Food Hate Waste workshops

Zero Waste Scotland, Scottish Government, Energy Saving Trust

Changeworks now delivers our popular Love Food Hate Waste workshops online. These free workshops are available to businesses or community groups in Edinburgh, the Lothians, Scottish Borders, Fife...

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Too Good To Waste

City of Edinburgh Council

Too Good to Waste is our online A to Z guide of practical ways to reduce, reuse, repair and recycle everyday items in Edinburgh and the Lothians. We also issue a quarterly Too Good to Waste e...

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Waste Free Edinburgh

The City of Edinburgh Council

Changeworks delivers waste reduction activities to targeted areas in Edinburgh on behalf of the City of Edinburgh Council. We develop tailored packages of support that tackle identified barriers...

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Waste Wise Volunteers Project

Zero Waste Scotland

Our Waste Wise Volunteers deliver a fun and engaging programme of community activities across Edinburgh to help residents waste less, save money and recycle more. Our trained volunteers engage with...

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Zero Waste Leith


Changeworks and our team of volunteers worked with residents, community groups, schools and businesses in Leith to inspire and enable them to create a ‘clean and vibrant place where nothing is...

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