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How Local Energy Scotland brings sustainable energy to local communities

Changeworks is committed to helping people and communities across Scotland live a low-carbon life, and renewable and sustainable energy is a key part of our low-carbon future. That's why we're really proud of our role with Local Energy Scotland, an...

2 Sep 2019 Callum Leslie Carbon reduction

"The charity sector will have a critical role in tackling the climate crisis."

Ever wondered how Changeworks keeps all of these projects running smoothly at any given time? The big secret is having a great team behind the scenes, covering everything from HR, to IT, to finance.One of the key people in making sure these...

28 Aug 2019 Callum Leslie Carbon reduction

No slowing down for Zero Waste Leith

It’s been a busy year for our exciting and pioneering Zero Waste Leith project – and it shows no signs of slowing down. Zero Waste Leith is community-led, having been shaped by the opinions and ideas of local people, businesses and organisations....

21 Aug 2019 Callum Leslie Waste

Join the Refill revolution

How often do you get to the bottom of your water bottle when you’re out and about, and have to choose between going thirsty or buying another single-use plastic bottle?Thankfully there’s now a better option. Just pop into a business who is part of...

14 Aug 2019 Callum Leslie Waste

No home is out of reach for our energy specialists

Our specialist outreach teams, based in our Home Energy Scotland advice centres, provide a vital service and cover a large part of Scotland. Of the five Home Energy Scotland advice centres, Changeworks delivers two, on behalf of the Energy Saving...

6 Aug 2019 Callum Leslie Energy and fuel poverty

Making a house an energy efficient home

Who among us hasn’t fantasised about building our dream house, overlooking the beach, and cutting our carbon footprint at the same time? Well for Changeworks’ Jo Hobbett, Change Works in Burntisland Senior Project Officer, she and her partner Alan...

18 Jul 2019 Callum Leslie Carbon reduction

Going green when getting around

Earlier this month, Changeworks’ Deputy Chief Executive Liz Partington shared some of the actions we can all take to play our part in tackling the global climate emergency. Here we look at another of those actions in more detail: choosing...

8 Jul 2019 Callum Leslie Carbon reduction

How digital inclusion is key in tackling fuel poverty

These days when we want to get the best price for something, we shop around for the best deal. When we want to look for the best deal for gas and electricity, we go online and look for the best price.What happens, however, if we don’t have access to...

25 Jun 2019 Callum Leslie Energy and fuel poverty

Top tips to reduce how much food you waste

Earlier this month, Changeworks’ Deputy Chief Executive Liz Partington shared some of the actions we can all take to play our part in tackling the global climate emergency.Here we look at another of those actions in more detail: reducing...

19 Jun 2019 Callum Leslie Waste

Ebikes – the push you need to get in the saddle

Are you looking to go further and faster on your active travel commute? Or perhaps you’re just getting back into cycling and would like a helping hand? Then ebikes could be the answer.Electric pedal-assisted bikes (ebikes) are regular bikes with the...

13 Jun 2019 Callum Leslie Carbon reduction

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