Zero Waste Scotland

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Social Investment Scotland (SIS), in partnership with Zero Waste Scotland (ZWS), has launched a £5 million fund to help social enterprises, charities, and community organisations make the transition to carbon net-zero. The purpose of The Social Enterprise Net Zero Transition Fund is to support

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An innovative sustainable flooring project designed to improve the lives of hard-pressed tenants has won a prestigious gold award from environmental body the Green Organisation. The Green Apple Gold Award for Environmental Best Practice (carbon reduction category) was presented to Dalkeith-based Mel

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The Resource Efficient House – a joint initiative by Tigh Grian and Zero Waste Scotland to showcase the benefits of modular, zero carbon housing – has moved from its home for the last seven years at the Building Research Establishment Innovation Park in Motherwell.

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Scottish company IndiNature, which makes ‘carbon negative’ insulation, is the latest firm to receive a share of £8 million funding for circular economy businesses administered by Zero Waste Scotland. IndiNature uses 100% natural materials to create eco-friendly insulation for homes

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A new net-zero plan launched by Zero Waste Scotland aims to show public, private and third sector organisations how to rebuild after coronavirus and meet their vital obligations on ending the climate emergency at the same time. Zero Waste Scotland has published its plan setting out five key steps fo

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Melville Housing Association has launched an innovative flooring project to improve the lives of hard-pressed tenants, while simultaneously helping the environment. The Dalkeith-based housing association will deliver the project which uses reconditioned carpet tiles saved from landfill, will be offe

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Scotland’s minister for energy, connectivity and the islands Paul Wheelhouse MSP will be visiting the inaugural Dcarbonise exhibition and conference and All-Energy, the UK’s largest renewable and low carbon energy exhibition and conference, on May 16. Mr Wheelhouse will deliver a ke

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Allan Sandilands of Resource Futures (centre) with Brian Jenkins and Pauline Smith from Total Homes A new and innovative furniture reuse cooperative in Glasgow has been recognised by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon for bringing the benefits of reuse and repair to housing associations and social landl

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A three-sector partnership delivering house clearances for housing associations in Glasgow is to receive a share of more than £700,000 to help the business transition to a circular economy. Total Homes Co-operative, which ensures that household appliances, furniture and other goods are re-used, has

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A new report which highlights the importance of waste reduction and recycling in offsetting our carbon impact has concluded that the fight against climate change begins at home. Published to coincide with Recycle Week, which runs till Sunday (30 September), the Zero Waste Scotland study measures the

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With ambitious Scotland-wide targets for house building and energy efficiency high on the national agenda, Melville Housing Association has taken a step towards a greener housing future by becoming the first Registered Social Landlord (RSL) to deliver a Zero Waste Scotland workshop for construction

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