How can councils tackle the carbon impact of waste?

If we want our waste systems to be more sustainable, Scotland needs to move to a carbon-based targets rather than the current weight-based system.

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Review must see an end to incineration in Scotland

From health impacts and issues of equality to climate concerns and competition with recycling there are plenty of reasons to say no to more incinerators.

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12 big wins from 2021

2021 was undoubtedly the biggest year of climate action in Scotland’s history. We’re celebrating some of the wins.

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Will the SNP introduce a moratorium on incineration?

The Scottish Government needs to put a moratorium on incineration until the review is complete.

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88% of Scottish adults concerned about plastic pollution

New polling has shown very high levels of concern among Scottish adults about plastic pollution, with 60% actively trying to do more to reduce the amount they use. However, 40% have had a reusable container refused in the last year, making it harder to take action.

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Why the new Scottish Parliament must kick-start our transition to a circular economy

Developing opportunities for businesses working on a circular economy in Scotland would reduce our contribution to the climate crisis.

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Have your say on South Lanarkshire’s new incinerator

Viridor are proposing to build one of Scotland’s biggest incinerators in South Lanarkshire.

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Making sense of waste

Scotland is going backwards on waste and the rush to incineration threatens to lock us into a low-recycling, high-carbon, resource-wasting future.

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What’s next for Scotland’s circular economy?

Almost a year after Scotland’s Circular Economy Bill was postponed, we look ahead to what’s next for Scotland’s transition to a circular economy.

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