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Edinburgh at the heart of a potential £1bn boost for Circular Economy business

Posted: 21st November 2018

Edinburgh as the capital City could be at the heart of an estimated £1bn boom for circular economy businesses in Scotland, the First Minister will announced at major international conference which took place in Glasgow in October.

The potential value to the local economy for Edinburgh is set out in a report commissioned by Zero Waste Scotland which highlights the economic opportunities unique to Scotland’s capital, including proposals to maximise the circular opportunities in Edinburgh’s huge festivals and hospitality market, and the Facilities Management sector.

This report was produced with the assistance of the Edinburgh Chamber of commerce and written by an independent consultant Jacobs. We launched Circular Edinburgh in May and since then have already engaged with over 50 businesses and to help them realise the opportunities. Read the full report here – ZWS CE Opportunities Edinburgh (final) (002)

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