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Waste Aware Scotland is a national campaigning programme. Through Waste Aware Scotland we hope to change public attitudes and behaviour towards waste.
The Waste Aware Scotland Programme
Reduce / Reuse / Recycle

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  New Campaigns
Falkirk High–Rise Household Recycling Service
Waste Aware Tayside – Recycling Centres & Points
West Dunbartonshire Kerbside Recycling

  Top Stories
Waste Recycling on the Increase
NEW Forth Valley Recycling Development Advice Note
Recycle Inkjet Cartridges for the Red Cross
Other news

  Employment Opportunities
Campaigns Assistant
SWAG Surveyors
Find out what is happening in the Grampian area
Stay informed as to what is going on in your local Waste Strategy Area
Find out how best to dispose of your waste
Discover fabulous products made from recycled materials in our Recycled Product Finder
Use this feature to diagnose and cure your composting problems.

How to use this site:

Roll your mouse cursor over the menu on the left hand side of the page to bring up the submenu.

Click on the submenu topic of your choice to find out:

  • WHO SWAG is and all about the Waste Aware Scotland programme and our partners;
  • WHAT waste means and what's happening in the world of waste;
  • WHY we need to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle our waste;
  • HOW we can Reduce, Reuse and Recycle (also, visit our Product Finder and Disposal Guide);
  • WHERE your local waste minimisation facilities are, where your local Waste Aware campaigns are running and what's happening in other countries;
  • WHEN waste events are.



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If you have any queries, please email us, or call 01786 468 246.

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