News Archive

Free solar panels and battery storage to light up Kirkliston

Council tenants in Kirkliston could benefit from innovative renewable energy systems in their homes, thanks to a new project from Changeworks and the City of Edinburgh Council.

18 Aug 2020 Carbon reduction

Still working hard for a low carbon world

Almost three months ago, we closed Changeworks’ offices and moved the majority of our staff to home working. Our incredible staff continue to work hard, delivering as much of our work as possible.

3 Jun 2020 Carbon reduction

Keeping Changeworks working

Following the latest advice from the UK and Scottish Governments, Changeworks has decided to have most of our staff work remotely for the time being. We’re proud of the flexibility and adaptability our staff have shown in making this significant adjustment.

18 Mar 2020 Corporate

Climate Emergency Response Group calls for budget to tackle the climate emergency

The Climate Emergency Response Group (CERG), a group that Changeworks is a member of, has today

8 Jan 2020 Carbon reduction

How deep is your loft?

The nights are long and the weather is cold, so it's almost guaranteed that you'll be reaching for the thermostat over the next few weeks. But is your home keeping the heat in as well as it could be? 

17 Dec 2019 Energy and fuel poverty

Changeworks wins at UK GreenFleet Awards!

Changeworks was one of the winners at this year's GreenFleet awards, winning Public Sector Fleet of the Year (Small to Medium). The award is a recognition of the work Changeworks has done in transforming our fleet to one made up predominantly of hybrid and electric vehicles.

4 Dec 2019 Carbon reduction, Corporate

Leith’s Good With Food campaign launches

Residents are being encouraged to adopt smart kitchen and shopping habits as part of a new campaign to tackle the climate crisis by reducing food waste in Leith.

14 Nov 2019

Our impacts 2018-19

Changeworks is committed to helping individuals, organisations and businesses across Scotland to live a low carbon life. As part of that, we have to be an exemplar in everything that we do. That’s why, every year, we measure our impact. That includes looking at how much carbon we’ve used, and how much we’ve removed through our work.

4 Nov 2019

On-the-go recycling campaign launches in Edinburgh city centre

Bubble-blowing bins and an eye-catching art installation will appear in Edinburgh City Centre from today [Tuesday 22 October], as a new on-the-go recycling initiative is launched by environmental charity Hubbub, the City of Edinburgh Council and Changeworks.

22 Oct 2019 Waste

Why Changeworks is supporting the climate strike tomorrow

Tomorrow, people across the world will take to the streets to call for urgent action to tackle the climate emergency. The global climate strike movement, led by young people, is asking individuals of all ages to join them in taking action.

19 Sep 2019