Upcycling in Merkinch

Rowan upcycling event poster and information


Where & When

Sat, 17/01/2015 - 11:00am - 4:00pm
Merkinch Community Centre Thornbush Rd Inverness

RU Up 4 It Newsletter September 14

An exciting mix of dates and tips for your gardening and composting projects. Click on the attachment below to get the pdf.

Vacancy (Maternity Cover) on Waste Less Inverness Project

RoWAN Zero Waste 

Project Officer

(maternity cover)

To be part of a team helping people to cut 

their waste in Inverness.

Contract 1st Oct 2014 — 31st March 2015. 

Two days a week flexible hours.

Salary £18 - £23k depending on experience

Closing date Monday 21st July. Read more

Digestor Newsletter Winter 2013

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Exciting New Project to Help Cut Waste in Inverness

RoWAN is pleased to announce that we have received further funding from Zero Waste Scotland til March 2015 as part of the Volunteer and Community Advocate Programme (VCAP). This will enable us to work in more depth within Inverness Central and Ness-side wards to help people improve recycling rates, reduce recyclate contamination, reduce food waste and use the new Highland Council food waste collection which starts this September. Read more

Wombles Waste Free Cooking sessions

10 Mums from the Inverness Wombles mother and toddlers group joined cooking tutor, Maureen Cusick to get tips on how to reduce food waste, through hands on cooking demonstrations as well as activities and discussion.

The course was considered a big success by those who attended. Senimili said, ‘I’m going to try to plan menus more and check use by dates” and Karen added, ‘I’ll be freezing a lot more leftovers.’

R U Up 4 It latest newsletter

Download this latest newsletter to find out how RoWAN can help staff in 'R U Up 4 It' schools over the coming term with some ideas that you might like to incorporate into classes or group work at your school.

Help for Businesses

Resource Efficient Scotland is a new Scottish Government-funded programme to help businesses and the public and third sectors save money by using resources more efficiently.

 It will provide advice and support on energy, water, waste and raw materials.

 It will replace existing Scottish Government support for businesses and the public sector provided by Carbon Trust, Energy Saving Trust and ZWS. Read more

Ross-shire Families Rise to the Challenge!

3 local families recently rose to the “Love Food Hate Waste” challenge organised by RoWAN. Meeting over three Thursday evenings the purpose of the challenge was to help people reduce their food waste and thereby to save money. The sessions included hands on cooking demonstrations by cookery tutor, Maureen Cusick, as well as activities and discussion. Read more

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