News Archive

Edinburgh primary pupils bag food waste trophy

Craigroyston Primary School pupils are proud trophy holders after winning this year’s ‘Finish Your Food’ competition run by Changeworks

27 Jun 2011 Waste

Advisors' work benefitting people

Changeworks’ in depth outreach support services, provided by our energy and affordable warmth advisors to help vulnerable people, is showcased by the

25 May 2011 Energy and fuel poverty

Latest Training: Hard to Treat Homes and Renewables Auditing

Do you work in an area with listed buildings, tenements and pre-1919 homes? It's a serious challenge to make these buildings more energy efficient or suitable for renewables - but it is possible and we need to tackle it.

13 May 2011 Energy and fuel poverty, Carbon reduction

Pupils win £250 in Dragons Den

Pupils from secondary schools across Scotland entered the dragons den at the Changeworks national Make Waste History Summit 2011, which took place at Napier University on 27 April 2011.

28 Apr 2011 Waste

NEW training dates for 14 courses!

Changeworks has just released 28 new dates for 14 different training courses to help communities and organisations become more sustainable. They range from practical techniques such as Communicating Climate Change, to technical issues such as an Introduction to Hard to Treat Homes.

24 Mar 2011 Energy and fuel poverty

Edinburgh pupils "Heroes at Home" awarded bikes

Changeworks awarded 13 pupils from schools and nurseries across South Edinburgh with free bikes in recognition of being Heroes at Home" at a prize giving recently.

18 Jan 2011 Waste

Kitchen Canny Best Community Sector Initiative Award Winner

Kitchen Canny won 'Best Community Sector Initiative' award at the recent Scottish Waste and Resources Awards 2010.

19 Oct 2010

Changeworks Annual Review

Changeworks has more than lived up to our name in the past year, as we continue to work at a local level to cut carbon, prevent waste, promote sustainable transport and support people in fuel poverty. Over the last year, Changeworks has helped to:

12 Oct 2010

Changeworks project prompts policy change on double glazing in listed buildings

A ground-breaking project by Changeworks' Sustainable Futures team is set to result in a city-wide policy change on double glazing in listed buildings.

9 Aug 2010 Energy and fuel poverty

What Rot! Little rotters are composting winners!

Today children from nurseries and primary schools across Edinburgh dug deep into their compost bins and cleaned out their wormeries to enter the coveted Changeworks What Rot!' composting competition. St Leonard's Nursery School won "Best Compost', Summerside Kindergarten came out as winner for "Best Worm Compost', whilst Hope Cottage Nursery won...

13 Jun 2010 Waste