The Circular Economy in Scotland

Scotland is a Circular Economy Trailblazer

  • Scotland is the first CE100 country in the world (see Ellen MacArthur Foundation)

  • Winner at the 2017 International Circulars Awards for having public policy, “which best provides an enabling environment for the Circular Economy to develop and flourish”

  • Support from the Scottish Government, who have pledged to introduce one of the first Circular Economy bills in the world (Manufacturing Action Plan)

  • Support from Chambers of Commerce in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Tayside

  • Funding Opportunities – Zero Waste Scotland has an £18m Circular Economy Investment Fund for SMEs

View from Tantallon Castle