News Archive

Love Your Older Home campaign launches

If your home is made out of something like stone, it may seem like modern energy efficiency standards are nothing but a fantasy - but that's not true!

11 Sep 2019

Changeworks welcomes Scottish Government commitment to climate emergency action

Changeworks has welcomed the Scottish Government’s focus on tackling the climate emergency in the new Programme for Government.

4 Sep 2019 Carbon reduction

2,000 days to avert disaster – Climate Emergency Response Group launches 12-point plan for action

The Climate Emergency Response Group, a group that Changeworks is a member of, is today setting out their recommendations for the key actions the Scottish Government needs to take to ramp up its response to the climate emergency in its forthcoming Programme for Government.

26 Aug 2019 Carbon reduction

Reuse Showhome pop-up at Ocean Terminal

Zero Waste Leith, a pioneering project which is dedicated to creating a clean and vibrant Leith, delivered by Changeworks, has introduced a pop-up Reuse Showhome to Ocean Terminal for one week.

27 Jun 2019 Waste

Help for Argyll residents to cut their electricity and heating bills

Change Works in Argyll is offering householders the opportunity to have a free home energy audit, which could lead to savings on your heating and electricity bills.

17 Jun 2019 Energy and fuel poverty

Leith ‘Flyspotting’ campaign leads to dramatic drop in flytipping

Residents get involved in Changeworks’ anti-flytipping campaign, resulting in a 30% reduction in unwanted items being dumped on local streets.  A frustration for many Leith residents, flytipping is the illegal dumping of furniture, black bags and other unwanted items on the street, often carried out under the cover of darkness. 

9 Apr 2019

New partnership brings affordable warmth to rural communities

A new pilot project is bringing affordable warmth to over 450 people living in rural communities in the Highlands.

28 Mar 2019 Energy and fuel poverty, Corporate

Argyll energy pilot heats homes and businesses for less

Rural communities in Argyll are to benefit from a pilot project trialling new ways to improve energy efficiency.

11 Mar 2019 Energy and fuel poverty, Corporate

Launch of new local energy efficiency hub

Change Works in Burntisland officially opened its doors at the launch of the new hub at 183 High Street by Provost of Fife, Councillor Jim Leishman recently.

22 Jan 2019 Energy and fuel poverty

Doors open at new local energy efficiency hub

The Change Works in Burntisland hub is now open for business at 183 High Street, Burntisland.

14 Jan 2019 Energy and fuel poverty, Corporate