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National Vegetarian Week 2013: Our seven recipes for seven days...

To celebrate National Vegetarian Week 2013 we’ve trawled our colleagues’ recipe folders and come up with seven fabulous veggie dishes that we hope will inspire and encourage you to go easy on the meat and discover something new, if not all...

17 May 2013 Lynne Sneddon Carbon reduction

A day in the life of a Home Renewables Advisor

I’m Caroline, and I’m an Energy Advisor in the Energy Saving Scotland advice centre. I work in the South East Scotland advice centre which is based at Changeworks, here in Edinburgh.I recently spent a day shadowing our Renewables Advisor Andrew...

29 Apr 2013 Lynne Sneddon Energy and fuel poverty

Changeworks makes a good impression!

When I began my student placement with Changeworks, I was eager to find out what they’re doing to lessen Scotland’s carbon footprint. On my first day at the Energy Saving Scotland advice centre South East (based here at Changeworks HQ in Edinburgh...

26 Mar 2013 Lynne Sneddon Waste, Energy and fuel poverty, Carbon reduction

On a journey to a zero carbon service - Changeworks Recycling trials electric vehicle

Here at Changeworks we try our best to practice what we preach.The team at Changeworks Recycling, our social enterprise arm, already know that in helping businesses reduce their carbon footprint we increase our own through vehicle use. The...

18 Mar 2013 Lynne Sneddon Waste, Energy and fuel poverty, Carbon reduction

On the road again… Lauren and the Scots Together team are out and about for the final countdown!

With the final countdown well and truly underway, and less than a week to go, the ‘Scotswitch’ roadshow team is still going strong. We’re out and about all week spreading the word and helping people around the South East of Scotland save money on...

13 Mar 2013 Lynne Sneddon Energy and fuel poverty

Help your community save on energy with Scots Together!

Counting down the days…Scotland’s first collective switching project, Scots Together, runs until 17 March 2013.Scots Together is a collective buying group bringing people together across Scotland to get a better price on gas and electricity, just as...

7 Mar 2013 Lynne Sneddon Energy and fuel poverty

Get Together. Save Money. Do the Harlem Shake!!

It's the new internet sensation. Well, we're getting there. Hundreds of people have logged on to see what they could save with Scotland's first collective energy switching project, Scots Together.Here's what some of them said:"I just switched...

25 Feb 2013 Lynne Sneddon Energy and fuel poverty

Get together. Save Money. Pass it on.

Watch this little video to see what people power can achieve with Scots Together. Share with your friends and spread the word!

21 Feb 2013 Lynne Sneddon Energy and fuel poverty

Ideas that just might change the world

Laura Campbell reports on her recent trip to the West Country...I’ve just started to project manage our brand new collective switching project, Scots Together. Households across Scotland will get the chance to save hundreds of pounds on energy...

18 Feb 2013 Lynne Sneddon Energy and fuel poverty

Ten easy steps to a 'Green 2013'

Make 2013 the year you make a difference. It needn’t be difficult; at Changeworks we know that small changes are often all it takes to make a big impact.And it’s not just the pledge that’s important – it’s getting there that’s rewarding....

10 Jan 2013 Lynne Sneddon Waste, Energy and fuel poverty, Carbon reduction

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