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Still available! Free insulation scheme saves cash and carbon

Scottish households still have a chance to cash in on a scheme offering free loft and cavity wall insulation, but only until the end of March 2012 on a first-come, first-served basis. Loft insulation can save up to £175 a year on heating bills, while cavity wall insulation can save up to £135 a year.

20 Mar 2012 Energy and fuel poverty, Carbon reduction

Local events help spread the word about free insulation

South Edinburgh households are among those getting free home insulation to help them stay warm and cut energy bills this winter, with Scottish Government funding secured by local councils.

9 Feb 2012 Energy and fuel poverty, Carbon reduction

Local events help spread the word about solar panel scheme

Homeowners in Edinburgh have the chance to join the renewables revolution by taking advantage of a special offer from their local Energy Saving Scotland advice centre.

31 Jan 2012 Energy and fuel poverty, Carbon reduction

Local events help spread the word about solar panel scheme

Homeowners in the Scottish Borders have the chance to join the renewables revolution by taking advantage of a special offer from their local Energy Saving Scotland advice centre.

26 Jan 2012 Energy and fuel poverty, Carbon reduction

Local events help spread the word about solar panel scheme

Homeowners in Fife have the chance to join the renewables revolution by taking advantage of a special offer from their local Energy Saving Scotland advice centre. Two information events will take place next week to let people know about the scheme, which allows households to install electricity-generating solar panels at a specially arranged low...

17 Jan 2012 Energy and fuel poverty, Carbon reduction

Free home improvements help insulate against rising energy costs

Edinburgh households are getting free home insulation to help them stay warm and cut energy bills this winter, thanks to funding from the Scottish Government.

9 Jan 2012 Energy and fuel poverty, Carbon reduction

Locals urged to cut out food waste this Christmas

Local volunteers working with us and Zero Waste Scotland are calling on those living in Edinburgh and the Lothians to make sure they are not throwing good food in the bin this Christmas.

21 Dec 2011 Waste

New Kitchen Canny launched!

Kitchen Canny is a well-designed kit to help your kitchen run better than ever before. Think of it as a ‘tune up’ for the heart of your home.

7 Dec 2011 Waste

Changeworks calls for more composting at home as autumn leaves fall

Local volunteers working with Changeworks and Zero Waste Scotland are calling on more households in Edinburgh and the Lothians to give composting a go this autumn.

21 Oct 2011 Waste

Scottish Green Award Winners 2011

Changeworks won the Best Public Service Provision category at the Scottish Green Awards last night. We're delighted! Thanks to everyone for their support and well done to all the finalists. 

30 Sep 2011 Waste, Energy and fuel poverty, Carbon reduction

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