Glasgow Airport helps put a lid on single-use plastic

Glasgow Airport is today ramping up its efforts in the battle against single-use plastic by offering staff free refillable water bottles. More than 5,300 people work in and around the airport and each one, from pilots to aircraft engineers and cabin crew to security guards, will be encouraged to pick up one of the reusable […] – Glasgow leading the way with single-use cup recycling campaign

Thursday 31 January 2019 Almost 500 million single-use cups are used in Scotland each year. Unfortunately, despite the efforts of retailers and national recycling schemes, best estimates show that only 4% of these are currently recycled. With approximately 95 million single-use cups bought in the greater Glasgow area each year, the city is the perfect […] Glasgow shortlisted at the Circulars 2019

Thursday 6th December 2018 ​Following a year of connecting and inspiring businesses across the city, Circular Glasgow has been announced as a finalist for a global award that celebrates its contribution to the circular economy. ​The Glasgow Chamber of Commerce initiative has been shortlisted for the World Economic Forum’s Public Sector Award for cities, nations […] reuse enterprise in Scotland shows the way to circular economy

Thursday 15th November 2018 A new and innovative furniture reuse cooperative in Glasgow has been recognised by the First Minister for bringing the benefits of reuse and repair to housing associations and social landlords in the city. Total Homes Co-op launched its Void Clearance Service last month. The team saves furniture from house clearances which […] Government 15% cashback on business energy efficiency improvements

Monday 12th November 2018 Back by popular demand, businesses in Scotland are offered cashback for investment in projects to help cut their energy use and cost. For a limited time, while funds last, eligible small businesses applying for the interest-free, unsecured Scottish Government SME Loan can receive 15% cashback. That’s up to £10,000 in cashback […]’s ambition to become Scotland’s first circular city

Wednesday 31st October 2018 Glasgow City Council has announced its ambition to become Scotland’s first circular city – one which reduces the amount of waste produced but reuses rather than dumping any waste is does generate. The announcement that the city will publish Scotland’s first Circular Economy Route Map came as Glasgow hosts the 2018 […] Minister to address international circular economy event in Glasgow

Wednesday 19th September 2018 First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will address the Circular Economy Hotspot Scotland, hosts Zero Waste Scotland have announced today (Wednesday 19 September 2018). She will address the global gathering of circular economy experts, policy makers, and business leaders at one of the world’s most prestigious sustainable business events. Circular Economy Hotspot Scotland runs from 30 […] Economy Hotspot is nearly here

Thursday 13th September 2018 There’s still time to register for what’s shaping up to be Europe’s circular economy event of the year, with a limited number of tickets available for Circular Economy Hotspot Scotland, delivered by Zero Waste Scotland in partnership with Circular Glasgow.   Here’s a quick reminder summary of why won’t want to […] up and smell the coffee as St. Enoch Centre opts for circular economy

Thursday 13th September 2018 Plants around Glasgow’s St. Enoch Centre have been given a new lease of life as every cup of coffee sold, results in a dose of caffeine for the centre’s plant pots. Coffee grounds, which were previously seen as waste, are now being collected from a number of retailers in the centre […] Hotspot keynote announced

International sustainability expert, Dr Leyla Acaroglu, will join circular economy experts from across the globe, along with Scottish business leaders and innovators, at one of the world’s most prestigious sustainable business events taking place later this year in Glasgow. Circular Economy Hotspot Scotland is backed by the Scottish Government and the European Regional Development Fund. […]

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