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Local support for Leith residents to save more on food bills

Leith residents are set to save money on food bills through support from Changeworks who were recently awarded funding from Sainsbury’s for a new Waste Less Save More project.  

5 Jun 2017 Waste

Different rules for different fuels

Exploring consumer protection in the district heating market

26 May 2017 Energy and fuel poverty

Regulation, finance and monitoring critical to success of district heating schemes

Wider regulation, more technical and financial support and better monitoring systems are priority requirements for promoting district heating in the social housing sector, recommends new research report published by environmental charity Changeworks

18 Apr 2017 Energy and fuel poverty

IDEAL chance to be energy smart

A leading environmental charity, Changeworks, has teamed up with the University of Edinburgh to design technology giving consumers more control over how much gas and electricity they use at home.

14 Feb 2017 Energy and fuel poverty, Carbon reduction, Corporate

Commendation for environmental accomplishments

Changeworks was awarded a commendation in the VIBES Awards Green Team category in recognition of their environmental accomplishments at the annual awards ceremony recently. 

16 Nov 2016 Carbon reduction, Corporate

Kits to help Edinburgh residents stay warm this winter

Changeworks’ will provide 200 energy saving kits to help people in most need to stay warm this winter after being awarded a £2,000 grant from the E.ON Energy Action Fund.

15 Nov 2016 Energy and fuel poverty

Heat Heroes for Families supporting the people of Edinburgh

Changeworks met up with funder The ScottishPower Energy People’s Trust and delivery partner Community Help and Advice Initiative (CHAI) to discuss the progress of new project Heat Heroes for Families.

27 Jul 2016 Energy and fuel poverty

New research on delivering energy efficiency to Scotland’s rural homes

Effective tenant engagement needs to be carried out by social landlords when installing new heating systems to ensure affordability for tenants, recommends new research published today by environmental charity Changeworks.

28 Jun 2016 Energy and fuel poverty, Carbon reduction

Time is running out to change your trade waste service!

There’s less than three weeks to go until the City of Edinburgh Council withdraws its trade waste services. From the 1 July the Council will no longer provide trade waste services to businesses. We recommend that businesses using the council service change over to another provider as soon as possible so the transition between providers is as...

14 Jun 2016 Waste