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Worth celebrating: our future waste champions

The education work we do with nurseries and schools is lots of fun - both for the children and teachers who take part AND for our Waste Education team themselves! Throughout the year we hold loads of eco events, competitions and workshops and we're...

27 Jun 2013 Lynne Sneddon Waste

A volunteer's story: meet our award winning volunteer Don

We’re so proud of Don for received an ‘Inspiring Volunteering’ award from the Lord Provost, pictured below, highlighting the important contribution volunteers make to Changeworks.Don has been a Heat Heroes volunteer...

11 Jun 2013 Lynne Sneddon Waste

Dig for Victory – a volunteer's story

Whether you're finishing school or university, hoping to develop your skills or just plain passionate about something, volunteering can be one of the most rewarding and worthwhile things you’ll ever do.This week is Volunteers Week and we’...

5 Jun 2013 Lynne Sneddon Waste

Something different for Sunday dinner: Vegetarian thai red curry

Here at Changeworks we're blessed with two Angelas, and both have shared their veggie delights with us for National Vegetarian Week (see Monday's recipe for our other Angela's dish). For an exotic end to the week Angela's cooked up a spicy...

26 May 2013 Lynne Sneddon Carbon reduction

Weekender: Ruth's 'Cheese, leek and tattie pie'

Today's special for National Vegetarian Week: the humble spud, jazzed up to dinner party standard OR just as good on the couch in your jammies...Ruth says: "This is a good recipe for using up spuds that are going a bit soft, or a bendy leek that’s...

25 May 2013 Lynne Sneddon Carbon reduction

That Friday feeling: Caroline’s 'Arancini with arrabiata sauce'

On the menu today for National vegetarian Week is an authentic Italian recipe for a comforting classic...Caroline says: “I had an Italian friend whose ‘Nonna’ taught me how to make these. They are amazing comfort food!”Ingredients4 tbsp olive oil1/2...

24 May 2013 Lynne Sneddon Carbon reduction

Salad days: Nick's roast vegetable salad with lentils and halloumi

Have you been encouraged so far by our daily dose of vegetarian inspiration? Nick's recipe is up next and he says:"This stores well in fridge when covered. It also makes much better packed lunches than another boring sandwich!"You will...

23 May 2013 Lynne Sneddon Carbon reduction

Wednesday's wonder: Jo’s spaghetti with lemon and rocket

Jo says: “This is a firm favourite, quick, easy and tasty!” -  originally from my well-used vegetarian cookbookIngredients375g/13oz spaghetti (penne or whatever you have in the cupboard works fine)100g/3 1/2 oz shredded rocket (you can use...

22 May 2013 Lynne Sneddon Carbon reduction

Tuesday treat: Laura’s portable veggie moussaka

Laura says: “Here is one of my favourite vegetarian recipies. So easy it can be made on a roulotte stove!It's a bit of a mash-up from a Delia recipe and a Rick Stein one.”What you need:3 aubergines275ml vegetable stock50g...

21 May 2013 Lynne Sneddon Carbon reduction

Meat free Monday: Queen of Tarts' easy open lasagne

Angela’s open lasagne – brought to you by Queen of Tarts, Edinburgh.Easy, cheap and fit for a queen!Basic ingredientsSheets of dried lasagneBoiling salted waterA little oilFilling suggestionsBaby pickled onions, garlic, leek, tomato,...

20 May 2013 Lynne Sneddon Carbon reduction

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