• A major consultation on how Scotland’s Capital will tackle climate change has been launched.

    17th June 2021

    People in Edinburgh are being asked to share their view of the draft 2030 Climate Strategy, which sets out how Edinburgh will work together to  become a net zero, climate ready city by 2030. The strategy envisions that by 2030, citizens will be able to have their needs met locally,…

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  • Sustainability Funding Opportunities

    23rd March 2021

    If your business is looking for support in implementing sustainable practices or to start a research project focusing on sustainability there are many sustainable funding opportunities you could apply for. Please find below details and information about application deadlines for some sustainable funding mechanisms which are open at the moment.…

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  • Scottish and Scandinavian Can-Do Attitude

    24th August 2020

    Scandinavian know-how allied to Scotland’s new can-do attitude to tackling the issue of drinks containers is set to help take a big step forward in our quest to become a Circular Economy. RVM Systems, a world-leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of reverse vending machines, is one of the firms leading…

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  • Corporate Moves and Recycle Scotland 

    27th July 2020

    Corporate Moves and Recycle Scotland is a single source provider of commercial relocations, furniture installation services and ethical recycling services to businesses making a change within their current workplace or embarking on a move to new premises. We provide a Commercial relocation service which is moving businesses from one location…

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  • Scotland’s Lilypads tackles African period poverty through reusable campaign

    14th May 2020

    A business with its origins in tackling the devastating impact of period poverty on girls attending school in rural Kenya is now making its mark on the UK market – and it is doing so in Circular Economy style. Lilypads may have begun life to tackle an issue in Kenya,…

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  • Luxury Doesn’t Always Come At A Price

    3rd March 2020

    You could be forgiven for thinking, as you relax in the tranquil and stylish surroundings of Eden Locke aparthotel in the heart of Edinburgh, that this luxury must come at a heavy price to the environment. Fluffy towels, crisp linen, perfect pillows, friendly uniformed staff, the smell of fresh roasted…

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  • Building a new economy, brick at a time

    28th January 2020

    Pioneering Circular Economy thinking is in with the bricks at one innovative company – based in Edinburgh – that is setting new standards in the construction industry. Heriot-Watt University spin-out business Kenoteq manufactures ground-breaking building products for the construction industry. The company’s first product is an unfired brick called the…

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  • Survey on Circular Economy

    26th September 2019

    The University of Edinburgh is working closely with Zero Waste Scotland to explore the opportunity to establish a Circular Economy Innovation Centre in Edinburgh. The Centre would provide opportunities for businesses, third sector organisations, policy makers, academics and others to come together to exchange knowledge, develop skills and create partnerships…

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  • Circular economy on the menu at Cyrenians

    28th August 2019

    One Edinburgh charity which tackles the causes and consequences of homelessness believes working in a circular economy is a natural progression for an organisation which puts people at the heart of all it does… Cyrenians maintain their person-centred approach leads naturally towards working in collaboration with other organisations, being involved…

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  • ‘A-peeling’ 40% jump in Scotland’s food waste recycling

    30th July 2019

    Scots are recycling more food waste than ever with the total volume and its associated carbon savings leaping by more than 40% in recent years, according to new reports published by Zero Waste Scotland. Findings from the Scottish anaerobic digestion (AD) and biogas sector survey 2017, as well as the…

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