News Archive

Changeworks helps Edinburgh send less to landfill with free workshops

We all generate household waste such as packaging, food or nappies and the majority of this ends up in landfill. However, we can all make simple changes to reduce this.

16 Aug 2013 Waste

Lottery boost helping families to ‘heat and eat’

Families in Edinburgh are to get vital support tackling financial worries, as the economic downturn continues to hit hard.

18 Jul 2013 Energy and fuel poverty

ECO Masterclass: Changeworks hosts Social Housing Energy Forum

Social Housing Energy Forum: ECO Masterclass 15 July 2013, 9.30–1.30pm, McDonald Rooms Conference Centre Presentations from this event are available to download:

12 Jul 2013 Energy and fuel poverty

Changeworks celebrates award-winning volunteer

Changeworks' Heat Heroes project brings us into contact with a fantastic group of volunteers - each one is a star in their own right, giving up their time to help others.

11 Jun 2013 Energy and fuel poverty

Guinness World Record announced - success in Edinburgh!

Thirty one Edinburgh babies are among 8,301 brand new official Guinness World Record holders after taking part in the ‘Great Cloth Nappy Change’ on 20 April.

7 May 2013 Waste

Lose the Litter - winning schools announced

Changeworks is delighted to announce the result of their ‘Lose the litter’ project. The project has been running over the last five months and is funded by Zero Waste Scotland.

2 May 2013 Waste

Changeworks Recycling to host VIBES launch event

Changeworks Recycling is delighted to be hosting the Edinburgh launch event for the 2013 VIBES Awards. The VIBES Awards are held each year to recognise and showcase best practice in businesses in Scotland that are taking significant steps to improve or reduce their impact on the environment.

23 Apr 2013 Waste

Guinness World Record - the Great Cloth Nappy Change

For this year’s Real Nappy Week (15-21 April) Changeworks is taking part in the Guinness World Record Diaper (Nappy) Change.

21 Mar 2013 Waste

The final countdown!

The Scots Together collective switching project is into the final stretch – with just 7 days to go our team is busier than ever out and about at events. Here’s a rundown of our whereabouts over the next few days.

11 Mar 2013 Energy and fuel poverty

Community spirit as Scots Together hits the road this week

With only 13 days to go, we’re making the most of community spirit this week and hitting the road with the Scots Together

4 Mar 2013 Energy and fuel poverty