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Please read the answers to commonly asked questions below to see if these will answer your query:

Q.  What sort of funding does Zero Waste Scotland offer?

A.  All of the funding that Zero Waste Scotland currently has available can be found on the Funding page. You can receive automatic notifications if any new opportunities become available through our RSS Feed or by following us on Twitter: Follow @ZeroWasteScot There is also a searchable database on the Gov.UK website that can help you find publicly-funded sources of assistance you may be eligible to apply for at

Q.  How can I find a company to collect my recycling / waste?

A.  You can use Zero Waste Scotland's Business Resource Centre -

Q.  We want to introduce recycling into our business, where can I find copies of the materials icons?

A.  They can be found on our Partners site

Q.  If I am an overseas business, can I use the consumer campaign materials?

A.  We are now able to licence the brand for the campaign to organisations based abroad.  There would be a fee associated with the licence which would be determined once we have full details of your request. Contact

Q.  What support is available to my business?

A.  Zero Waste Scotland deliver the Resource Efficient Scotland programme who offer free, specialist advice and on-site support for Scottish businesses.  

Q.  What support is available to Local Authorities?

A.  You can view all the information outlining the support which is available for Local Authorities.

Q.  How do I join Zero Waste Scotland?

A.  We do not offer membership.  However, Zero Waste Scotland has created a number of voluntary agreements in different sectors that businesses can sign up to:

Q. Would Zero Waste Scotland like to advertise in our journal / magazine / newspaper / website?

A.  We generally do not respond to requests for advertising or sponsorship.  For the consumer campaigns Zero Waste Scotland produces the marketing materials which are then delivered on a regional basis by Local Authorities or other supporting partners / organisations.

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