RoWAN News

Below is listed all previous RoWAN news. For events, see here.

Job vacancy: Love Food Hate Waste VCAP Project Officer

Position filled, thanks for your attention! 

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RoWAN is chuffed to announce that The Growing Award will be supported by Awards for All and Vegware throughout 2017

More news about the Growing Award will be circulated very soon! Meanwhile if you'd like to find out more please email


Rowan attends Learning for Sustainibility conference

This sensational event connected course providers with teachers form all over Highland. We cant wait for the next one!

Rowan stand at Learning for Sustainibility conference 2016 We promoted our various projects and we hope to have the Growing Award in more schools across Highland next year. Read more

Highland Council are set to employ a new Waste Team Assistant

This great job opportunity is open now and is based in Dingwall and operating throughout Ross-shire. The job duties are highly varied and can be rewarding. We have worked closely with Assistants in the past and look forward to finding out who the new person will be, apply soon! Read more

New Highland Council rules for using Recycling Centres

The council have decided to make sure that its only householders using the recycling centres  from now on. If you arrive in a white van you will need adeclaration form. Check out the details here

Recycling centre sign post

Youtube videos for Highland Council Recycling services up and ready to be shared!

Please go and check out our new recycling videos! They have the info you need to use you blue bin properly and deal with food waste. Read more

Come to one of the Potato Day 2016 sessions!

poster for event

please share widely with gardening friends and groups.

Growing Award Newsletter Oct'15

Rowan invites you to join our Growing Award. Find out whats on offer in the attachment below.  

Rowan at Black Isle Gathering

BIG was a successful event and at the end of the video you can see our board chair April handing out advice on composting and recycling.


Resource Efficiency Bronze Award

Rowan has been reducing its carbon footprint and environmental impact generally. The board and staff have done an efficient driving course which improved the MPG of some of us by 20%. We discuss the further measures we can take at every board meeting and for example repair printers instead of buying new. We will now try and find a way to earn the Silver award.