Helen Lavery works with Zero Waste Scotland who exists to lead Scotland to use products and resources responsibly, focusing on where we can have the greatest impact on climate change.  They see Highland Adapts as a unique opportunity to work in collaboration with partners and wider stakeholders to address climate change issues. They will support the Highland Adapts placed-based approach to addressing key climate-related challenges and opportunities, these initiatives will improve resilience within the Highland economy, create more connected communities and preserve the region’s important biodiversity.

Climate hack: ‘Reducing your own (or family) carbon footprint and decreasing your environmental impact at home doesn’t always mean big and expensive adjustments. Leave the grass to grow to make wild patches in the summer, plant native species, feed the birds or dig a small pond. Top tips for getting started can be found here: https://wasteless.zerowastescotland.org.uk/articles/easy-guide-to-composting-home.

View the Zero Waste Scotland website here.