Members of the public are being called upon to have their say on how deposit return could work best for Scotland, as Zero Waste Scotland hosts its first public engagement event on the matter at Glasgow Fort. Under a deposit … Continue reading →
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Funding of over £3m has been announced today (6 June) for four projects comprising a ground-breaking new plastics recycling partnership, Project Beacon, which has the potential to recycle all plastics in Scotland and beyond – even those that currently can’t … Continue reading →
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Over 64,000 tonnes of plastic food packaging and plastic bottles is disposed into household residual waste instead of being recycling, costing the country a staggering £11m each year, according to Zero Waste Scotland. The figures have been released today (Tuesday … Continue reading →
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The Association of Cities and Regions for sustainable Resource management (ACR+) has appointed Iain Gulland (pictured), CEO of Zero Waste Scotland, a President of the newly elected board of directors of the network for a two-year mandate. Iain will head … Continue reading →
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An innovative new shop in Glasgow’s Southside has been opened where customers can buy items such as shampoo, herbs and milk without picking up the single-use packaging. The wide range of “fill your own” plastic-free shopping – even including milk … Continue reading →
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A major new initiative to help SMEs in Edinburgh identify and capitalise on circular economy opportunities, has been launched – Circular Edinburgh is a joint initiative delivered by Zero Waste Scotland and Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce. The capital is one … Continue reading →
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Almost two-thirds of waste that ends up in non-recyclable waste bins in Scottish households could have been recycled, according to a new Zero Waste Scotland report. The report, The Composition of Household Waste at the Kerbside, shows that, on average, … Continue reading →
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An estimated 1.35m tonnes of food and drink in Scotland was wasted in 2013, according to new figures released today by Zero Waste Scotland, giving the most detailed insight yet into the true scale of the food Scots waste. The … Continue reading →
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