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05 July 2017
Towards Orkney Zerowaste!

New Funding! Orkney Zerowaste recieves Climate Challenge Funding 2017-2018

Towards Orkney Zerowaste is a newly funded project run by Orkney Zerowaste to reduce carbon emissions associated with local avoidable waste, including small household items, textiles and food.  The project will develop a series of reuse and repair workshops hosted by local experts to pass on skills and initiatives to decrease food waste and raise levels of composting. Further activities to reduce consumption involve promotion of a tool lending library and extension of the life of existing goods through a reuse yard. GRANT TOTAL £68,149 (includes maximum funding of £33,870 from the European Regional Development Fund).