Zero Waste Scotland



£4m renewable heat cashback grant scheme launched for Scotland’s SMEs

A £4 million cashback grant scheme to encourage small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) to improve energy efficiency and install renewable heating has been launched by the Scottish Government.

Published 29 October 2020

Zero Waste Scotland awards grant to insulation firm

Scottish company IndiNature, which makes ‘carbon negative’ insulation, is the latest firm to receive a share of £8 million funding for circular economy businesses administered by Zero Waste Scotland.

Published 19 August 2020

Zero Waste Scotland launches new net-zero plan for businesses

A new net-zero plan launched by Zero Waste Scotland aims to show public, private and third sector organisations how to rebuild after coronavirus and meet their vital obligations on ending the climate emergency at the same time.

Published 8 June 2020

Workshop has designs on sustainable construction future

Zero Waste Scotland is inviting small to medium sized businesses to find out how digital technology can help future-proof the construction industry.

Published 19 November 2019

Melville Housing Association launches innovative flooring project

Melville Housing Association has launched an innovative flooring project to improve the lives of hard-pressed tenants, while simultaneously helping the environment.

Published 20 September 2019

Energy minister to visit inaugural Dcarbonise and 19th All-Energy

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.

Published 1 May 2019

Glasgow furniture reuse enterprise shows way to circular economy

A new and innovative furniture reuse cooperative in Glasgow has been recognised by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon for bringing the benefits of reuse and repair to housing associations and social landlords across the city.

Published 16 November 2018

Furniture recycling firm awarded circular economy funding

A three-sector partnership delivering house clearances for housing associations in Glasgow is to receive a share of more than £700,000 to help the business transition to a circular economy.

Published 1 November 2018

Scottish households ‘play key role’ in reducing climate change

A new report which highlights the importance of waste reduction and recycling in offsetting our carbon impact has concluded that the fight against climate change begins at home.

Published 27 September 2018

Melville COO among new Board appointments at Zero Waste Scotland

Circular economy body Zero Waste Scotland has named Morag MacDonald as a new non-executive director as it announced a number of new appointments and reappointments to its Board.

Published 14 December 2017

Melville delivers first RSL Zero Waste workshop

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 partners.

Published 16 November 2017