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Scottish Biogas and Compost Sector Survey 2017
Enscape Consulting and its partners were appointed by Zero Waste Scotland to provide a national survey of biogas and composting in Scotland for the year 2017.  This work has identified that the biogas...
Contingency Planning for Fish Mortalities
Enscape Consulting and partners were commissioned by the Scottish Government (Marine Scotland) and Zero Waste Scotland to carry out work on "Contingency Planning for Fish Mortalities in Scotland".  Th...
Litter and Drowning in Plastic
The BBC programme "Drowning in Plastic" described vividly why we work in the environmental field.  The impact of litter on marine environments is truly awful, but there is so much we can do to improve...
Deposit Return Scheme
Enscape Consulting are extremely supportive of the proposed Deposit Return Scheme for Scotland, which we believe will make a significant difference in terms of reducing litter, as well as provide a po...
Community AD Project
Enscape are delighted to have worked with the Sleat Community Trust to understand the feasibility of an AD project on the peninsula.  This exciting project has involved engagement with individuals and...
Launch of Sustainable Food City Partnership Aberdeen!
Enscape Consulting's director, Brian Menzies, is delighted to have signed up to the Aberdeen Food Charter, and to be providing support to the Partnership's steering committee.   The project is support...
IT Systems Evaluation for the Re-use Sector
Enscape were pleased to provide Zero Waste Scotland with support, to understand the opportunities and requirements in terms of the range of IT systems that can effectively manage stocks and sales with...
Green Apple Winners!
The TechKnow team, a collaboration between Aberdeen City Council, Enscape, Re-Tek UK Ltd, CFINE and Instant Neighbour, have won a Scottish Green Apple Environment Award in the international campaign t...
Dryden Aqua
Enscape director, Brian Menzies, was delighted to meet Dryden Aqua and visit the company's new state of the art facility.  Dryden Aqua specialises in water quality and innovative, sustainable treatmen...
Ecocity Waste Reduction Winners!
The TechKnow team are delighted to have won the Waste Reduction Award in the Aberdeen Ecocity awards 2016.  The TechKnow project is a collaboration involving Aberdeen City Council, Enscape, Re-Tek UK ...
EU Life Project: Critical Raw Materials
Enscape are pleased to announce that, following a competitive tender exercise, the Critical Raw Material Closed Loop Recovery project has announced that Axion Consulting and Re-Tek from the UK, togeth...
Residual Waste, Black Bag Sorting
Enscape completed a site visit to the Barcelona Ecoparc, thanks to the assistance of Tomra and Ferrovial.  The site takes residual/black bag waste from Barcelona and using a state of the art, highly a...
Zero Waste Report - Finfish Mortalities in Scotland
Enscape delivered a study for Zero Waste Scotland on the management options for fishfarm waste produced in the country.  The reports from the project can be found on the Scottish Government's website:...
Aberdeen City schools
Enscape are delighted to be supporting Aberdeen City Council to provide an opportunity for educational establishments within Aberdeen City Council area to collect Waste Electrical and Electronic Equip...
Recycle Deeside Services
Enscape are supporting Recycle (Deeside Services) in Aboyne, with a project run by Aberdeenshire Council’s social work department for people who may require training and support to access employment. ...
Business Plan for Fyne Futures - Food Waste Collections and In Vessel Composting
Enscape are happy to be providing business plan development support to Fyne Futures - for a potential food waste and In Vessel Composting project, as part of an ambitious project to develop and implem...
Resource Efficiency Food and Drink Industry Advisory Group
Enscape are pleased to be providing the Resource Efficient Scotland programme with secretariat support for its food and drink industry advisory group.  With the aim of developing and supporting resour...
Business Plan Development and Regional Selective Assistance Support
Enscape are pleased to have provided business plan and cost benefit analysis support to a resource management company in the central belt of Scotland.  As part of a regional selective assistance grant...
Circular Economy Business Models - Innovate UK Project
Enscape are pleased to be working with Re-Tek UK Ltd following the decision by Innovate UK to provide support funding for the delivery of feasibility studies, to identify viable circular economy busin...
Electronic Equipment Re-use Project
Enscape are pleased to be working with Aberdeenshire Council, Recycle (Deeside Services), and Re-Tek UK, to implement a service for the re-use of electronic equipment donated from households and compa...
Waste Fines (Trommel Fines)
HMRC is introducing a Loss On Ignition (LOI) test to assist operators of landfill sites to determine the correct tax liability of waste fines, sometimes referred to in industry as trommel fines.  The ...
Zero Waste Scotland - Green Retail App
Enscape Consulting, in partnership with Aurion Learning, Marino Software and Mabbett, were commissioned by Zero Waste Scotland in 2014 to develop a smartphone app for the UK retail industry - to provi...
Scotland Carrier Bag Charges
The Scottish Government’s charge on single use carrier bags (SUCBs) came into force on Monday, 20th of October 2014. This means that retailers need to charge a minimum of 5 pence for any such bag, reg...
Waste Sorting Trial for Local Authority
Enscape Consulting has been commissioned to support a Scottish Local Authority by taking forward technology trials in Germany, to sort a complex waste stream into valuable raw materials.