Aberdeen Chamber of Commerce are the local business engagement partner for Zero Waste Scotland.
Our role is to work with local businesses to help them identify circular economy opportunities and to access the necessary support and funding to be able to realise these opportunities. Through the partnership we are also seeking to raise wider awareness of the circular economy and the opportunities it presents.
Zero Waste Scotland exists to create a society where resources are valued and nothing is wasted. They are funded by the Scottish Government and the European Regional Development Fund. Part of their work is to encourage greater awareness amongst Scottish Businesses around the circular economy and to help them access funding to develop business opportunities.
The £18m Circular Economy Investment Fund, administered by Zero Waste Scotland, offers investment for SMEs based in Scotland and supports work that will deliver circular economy growth. It is supported by the European Regional Development Fund through the £73m Resource Efficiency Circular Economy Accelerator Programme.