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Keep feeding bellies, not bins!

Surplus food was rescued by Changeworks and turned into tasty meals at their Feed the 1000 event in Leith to raise awareness of the volume of food waste created. One third of all food produced globally is wasted, and in Scotland we throw away 600,000 tonnes of food from our homes each year.

10 May 2018 Waste

Feeding 1000 bellies, not bins, across Leith

There’s an old expression that ‘There’s no such thing as a free lunch’ Well, think again! Changeworks is hosting a free lunch, Feed the 1000, on Sunday 6 May 2018 made from food t

19 Apr 2018 Waste, Carbon reduction

Free energy advice sessions for Peebles residents and businesses

The Change Works in Peebles hub is now open for business on the High Street in Peebles.

6 Mar 2018 Energy and fuel poverty

Peebles to benefit from new project to reduce energy costs

Peebles householders, businesses and community groups can benefit from a new project that has been launched in the town. 

31 Jan 2018 Energy and fuel poverty, Carbon reduction

Leith to become Zero Waste Town

Leith is set to lead the way in becoming a zero waste town for residents and workers and drive forward Scotland’s waste-free revolution, as part of an initiative led by local environmental charity Changeworks.

23 Nov 2017 Waste, Carbon reduction

Changeworks wins Green Team Award

Changeworks has won the VIBES 2017 Green Team Award in recognition of their environmental accomplishments at the annual awards ceremony today.&nbs

15 Nov 2017 Waste, Energy and fuel poverty, Carbon reduction, Corporate

Highland Affordable Warmth shortlisted for funding

Changeworks’ Highland Affordable Warmth project has been shortlisted to receive funding for the RBS Skills and Opportunities Fund. 

26 Oct 2017 Energy and fuel poverty

More households to benefit from expert advice in bid to be energy smart

More Edinburgh and Lothians residents are set to benefit from free insight and advice on their energy use, as part of a smart technology research initiative. 

9 Oct 2017 Energy and fuel poverty

Everyone urged to play their part in achieving a sustainable Scotland

“Scotland has some of the most ambitious carbon reduction targets, 80% reduction by 2050, possibly to be made more ambitious with a new Climate Act due.

5 Oct 2017 Waste, Energy and fuel poverty, Carbon reduction, Corporate

Edinburgh flat residents’ views sought on on-street recycling bins

Householders living in flats in Edinburgh are being asked for their views on the shared on-street bins used to collect rubbish and recycling in a survey carried out by Changeworks.

21 Sep 2017 Waste