News Archive

Our impacts 2018-19

Changeworks is committed to helping individuals, organisations and businesses across Scotland to live a low carbon life. As part of that, we have to be an exemplar in everything that we do. That’s why, every year, we measure our impact. That includes looking at how much carbon we’ve used, and how much we’ve removed through our work.

4 Nov 2019

On-the-go recycling campaign launches in Edinburgh city centre

Bubble-blowing bins and an eye-catching art installation will appear in Edinburgh City Centre from today [Tuesday 22 October], as a new on-the-go recycling initiative is launched by environmental charity Hubbub, the City of Edinburgh Council and Changeworks.

22 Oct 2019 Waste

Why Changeworks is supporting the climate strike tomorrow

Tomorrow, people across the world will take to the streets to call for urgent action to tackle the climate emergency. The global climate strike movement, led by young people, is asking individuals of all ages to join them in taking action.

19 Sep 2019

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