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A little less meat goes a long way

Earlier this year, 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: eating...

16 Dec 2019 Callum Leslie Carbon reduction

Our top tips for a waste-free Christmas

Does anyone else love Christmas but hate all the waste that goes with it? If so, this is the blog for you! We have some top tips to help you avoid a rubbish Christmas. Not only can you help tackle the climate crisis by reducing your waste, you can...

26 Nov 2019 Callum Leslie Waste

Top recycling hacks for flats and apartments

We all know that recycling is an important part of reducing our carbon footprint, but it’s not always straightforward. Between knowing what goes in what bin, making sure it’s all clean and suitable, and knowing when it gets picked up, it can be...

19 Nov 2019 Callum Leslie Waste

Get ready for winter

With temperatures dropping and nights drawing in, it’s now the time of year to get yourself ready for winter. To make sure you’re geared up for the colder weather, have a look at our top tips to help you beat the winter blues.  We...

31 Oct 2019 Callum Leslie Energy and fuel poverty

Taking control of condensation

Does your home suffer from condensation or damp? Do you have mould growing at home? With winter coming in and the temperatures dropping, read on for some simple, practical steps you can take to tackle the pesky fungus and get it out of your house....

24 Oct 2019 Callum Leslie Energy and fuel poverty

Greening your workplace – it’s easier than you think!

Making your workplace greener is a no-brainer. With the climate emergency at the top of the agenda, there is an expectation from government and society that organisations play their part. It’s great for the image of your business, does your bit for...

15 Oct 2019 Callum Leslie Carbon reduction

How Changeworks walks the walk in cutting our carbon

Earlier this year, 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: greening your...

30 Sep 2019 Callum Leslie Carbon reduction

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

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