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Resource Efficiency Waste Prevention Implementation Fund now open for applications

Posted on 14/09/2018

Grants for small and medium-sized businesses in Scotland towards the implementation of waste prevention measures.

The Waste Prevention Implementation Fund has been designed to help Scotland’s small and medium-sized businesses prevent waste and save money.

The Fund can help firms implement waste prevention projects with a focus on raw materials savings, carbon savings and the movement of waste material up the waste hierarchy. Projects must be completed by the end of 2019.

Resource Efficient Scotland’s expert advisors will work with applicants to identify areas for waste prevention, provide advice, and support with implementation.

The Fund can help businesses reduce food, construction or general commercial and industrial waste, by providing:

  • free support from an expert advisor to help the business save money through improved waste prevention measures; and
  • access to grant funding.

 

Find out more and apply here.

Background

The Resource Efficiency Waste Prevention Implementation Fund is administered by Resource Efficient Scotland . Launched in 2013, Resource Efficient Scotland is a programme delivered by Zero Waste Scotland. Its funding comes from the Scottish Government and the European Regional Development Fund. The programme offers free advice and technical support as well as the sharing of best practices and new technologies. Zero Waste Scotland exists to create a society where resources are valued and nothing is wasted. It helps accelerate the circular economy and resource efficiency work with SMEs in Scotland.

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