New global alliance commits over $1.0bn USD to help end plastic waste in the environment
An alliance of global companies from the plastics and consumer goods value chain today launched a new organisation to advance solutions to eliminate plastic waste in the environment, especially in the ocean.
Formal wear hire business set to save £20,000 a year thanks to a Government drive for energy efficiency
Scottish small to medium sized businesses (SMEs) have cashed in by making energy efficient improvements thanks to an interest-free SME Loan, backed by Scottish Government and European Regional Development funding.
Old technology putting food on the tables of Aberdeen
Unwanted IT equipment collection to support Aberdeen charity
Scottish recycling firm set to bring a greener future and new jobs as it expands south
Scotland’s largest organic waste management firm, Keenan Recycling, is expanding across the UK rolling out its award-winning service into the North-east of England.
£1bn potential of circular economy to Scotland’s cities and regions revealed in new reports
Key regions of Scotland could be at the heart of an estimated £1bn boom for circular economy businesses in Scotland, the First Minister of Scotland will announce at major international event taking place today, Wednesday October 31 in Glasgow.
Aberdeenshire social enterprise appeals for waste wood from local business
A leading Aberdeenshire social enterprise has launched an appeal to help it continue to grow and provide vital training and employability services for adults with additional support needs.
XS Resources and CFINE launch new circular economy service – XS Tech
XS Resources (XSR) and the Community Food Initiatives North East (CFINE) are excited to announce a brand new, circular economy service for Aberdeen City and Shire.
Young anti-waste advocate and Zero Waste Scotland CEO among winners at the Scottish Resources Awards 2018
An anti-waste campaigner, who has already made waves with her videos for BBC’s The Social, has picked up an award for her work to tackle plastic waste at this year’s Scottish Resources Awards.
Bute Brew Co are turning economy theory into practice – and beer
An island-based brewery is helping build Scotland’s reputation as a leading proponent of the circular economy. Bute Brew Co have put circular economy principles into practice with their Thorough Bread, which is made using leftover bread
First group of businesses benefit from consultancy service
The first batch of companies to take advantage of the consultancy support provided by Zero Waste Scotland are progressing with plans to further develop their circular economy ideas.
Blog: What does circular economy mean?
It exchanges the typical cycle of make, use, dispose in favour of as much re-use and recycling as possible.
Blog: Surfing the plastic tsunami
The biggest issue that faces any start-up company is how to position themselves, how to create a buzz, generate awareness that they exist.