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Helping Community Groups Create Wealth from their Waste

The INCREASE Programme is here to support community-based recycling, re-use, composting, waste minimisation and waste education projects, across Scotland.

The Scottish Executive is providing £5Million of funding through this innovative programme to assist community based organisations maximise their role in the delivery of sustainable waste management in Scotland.

Working in partnership with the Community Recycling Network for Scotland (CRNS) the Scottish Executive are seeking to make investment awards to community groups to allow direct development of local initiatives to increase recycling, re-use and composting consistent with the delivery of the National Waste Plan.

The CRNS will provide comprehensive development support to organisations wishing to apply for support from the programme.

Please do attend one of our Regional Launch Events to find out more about the programme and how to apply:

INCREASE Programme Launch Roadshow
Glasgow Wed 27 October 2004
Inverness Fri 29 October 2004
Aberdeen Tues 2 November 2004
Edinburgh Thurs 4 November 2004
Dumfries Tues 9 November 2004
Shetland/Orkney Tues 16/Wed 17 November 2004 (t.b.c.)

For more information, or to register for one of the events, please send an email to info@increase-programme.org.uk, or phone the helpline on: 0870 190 5278. Alternatively, visit our website at www.increase-programme.org.uk, and complete the online registration form - select the "apply" page.





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If you have any queries, please email us, or call 01786 471 333.

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