Zero Waste Scotland are running a project to support 10 SMEs across key sectors in Scotland aimed at reducing waste produced by improving packaging.
It is estimated that the total quantity of packaging placed on to the Scottish market is 944,000 tonnes, with 534,000 tonnes collected for recycling. This gives a Scottish recycling rate, for packaging material, of 57%.
Zero Waste Scotland are offering 10 funded places on a programme enabling businesses to make see tangible environmental, financial and operational benefits from making efficiencies in packaging use and minimising packaging waste with independent, funded expert support. There are a limited few places still available.
If you are an interested SME based in Scotland, please see here for more details on the project: zws-packaging-programme.
Contact Suzanne Lindsay for more information and to request an application form: Lindsay@mabbett.eu.