Zero Waste Scotland

  • New funding for SME’s

    SMALL BUSINESSES in Scotland can apply for new funding to help them reduce waste and improve efficiency.      The money, available from Zero Waste Scotland (ZWS), is designed to help businesses wishing to make capital investments which aim to… Read More

  • Easier ‘on the go’ recycling

    HUNDREDS OF NEW recycling bins are being installed in busy public places across Scotland as the country marks the start of Recycle Week.   Popular locations where people can now recycle include Edinburgh’s recently-refurbished Royal Commonwealth Pool, Glasgow’s Kelvingrove Park,… Read More

  • On the go recycling trial

    SCOTLAND IS SET to run a new trial to encourage more people to recycle on-the-go through ‘reverse vending’.     The concept, which involves people being given cash or discounts when they recycle in the street, has proved successful in… Read More

  • Zero waste law could bring huge savings

    Scotland has some new waste regulations in place . But what they mean for the foodservice industry? Iain Gulland explains.   BUSINESSES OPERATING in Scotland’s catering sector will be required to sort and present food waste and other key recyclable… Read More

  • Glasgow restaurants form waste collection cooperative

    OVER 80 RESTAURANTS in Glasgow are working together in a new cooperative to help cut food waste and costs. The pilot project will help the businesses meet new waste regulations in Scotland.     Funded by Zero Waste Scotland, Scottish… Read More