Zero Waste Scotland

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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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Circular Glasgow is bringing one of the world’s most sustainable buildings to the city centre as part of an informative hub that inspires a rethink, reuse, repair and recycle approach. Circular Hub, an exhibition that uses only repurposed or recycled materials, will be set up in St. Enoch Squa

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Students from the University of Edinburgh are helping Robertson Group embrace change within the construction industry. Nine students are responding to a data-led challenge set by the infrastructure group which looks at ways to reduce waste in the construction industry – identified as a priorit

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Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) and Zero Waste Scotland are joining forces to encourage the construction industry to find innovative ways to reduce construction waste. The construction sector is the largest consumer of natural resources and the largest contributor to waste to landfill

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Scottish Water is trialling a six-month pilot project in St Andrews to combat fatbergs and reduce the risk of major flooding and pollution. The project aims to substantially reduce the number of blockages in the sewer system caused by fat, oil and grease – referred to as FOG - being incorrectly di

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Leaders of innovative businesses operating in six of Scotland’s key business sectors, who will showcase their work to make resources last and transform Scotland’s economy, are set to open their doors as part of a diverse visit programme for Circular Economy Hotspot Scotland, it was announced tod

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Zero Waste Scotland is conducting new research into the scale of construction materials reuse and reclamation services in Scotland. Scotland’s construction sector is the country’s biggest waste producer, sending a staggering four million tonnes of waste to landfill each year.

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A recruitment campaign designed to facilitate 50 Glasgow-based businesses to prepare for the future has been launched today by Circular Glasgow. Hosted by Glasgow Chamber of Commerce, Circular Glasgow will connect with companies across a number of sectors, including construction, helping them to ope

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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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Resource Efficient Scotland is to host a breakfast briefing event in Fife next month which focuses on how SMEs can access grant funding and loans from Zero Waste Scotland of up to £100k. Held in association with Fife Council and Green Business Fife, the event is a must for managers, directors and o

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Zero Waste Scotland has developed a new online guide on how material waste can be prevented through design in construction and refurbishment projects. Published as part of a programme of support for the Scottish construction sector, the guide explains and demonstrates how circular economy design ide

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