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Sustainable Festival Fringe

Edinburgh Festival Fringe : Does Bigger Mean Better? At Alterwaste, the environment is at the heart of what we do and our mission is to have a positive global impact. We're working on that from our office in the beautiful city of Edinburgh, home of th ...

Scottish EDGE Round 14

Our Scottish EDGE Journey "Scottish EDGE is a competition aimed at identifying and supporting Scotland's up-and-coming, innovative, high-growth potential entrepreneurial talent"  - Scottish EDGE -It's been quite a journey since we won Young EDGE in 20 ...

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Conservation Wise

We Love ConservationWise! In March, Martina met Jess from ConservationWise at Edinburgh Napier University's Sustainable Society event. Check us out with our Eggshell Eddie and Conservation Wise t-shirts below!  After hearing about the amazing project ...

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Sustainable Easter

You might remember our blog post from a few months back, we gave you a few tips on going green over the Christmas holidays. With Easter just around the corner, we're on a hunt to be more eco-friendly, From naturally colouring egg shells to ...

Sustainable Edinburgh

Check out our favourite local sustainable shops 1. The Eco Larder, Haymarket Got time to spare before your train from Haymarket? Pop into Edinburgh's first Zero Waste supermarket! The Eco Larder believes in planet & purpose ...

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Scottish EDGE Round 13

Last week, we were at the Scottish EDGE 13 Live Final and amongst the winners, we spotted some fantastic low carbon businesses!    As a previous Scottish EDGE Winner of Young EDGE and Wild Card EDGE, we were delighted to be at Round 13 as a sup ...

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Reducing your waste this Christmas

When you think of Christmas, you think of green and red... the tree, the Christmas lights, the Santa hats. But have you thought about how to actually be green?  Read on to find out how you can reduce your holiday waste this Festive Season and w ...

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GBEA Awards 2018

This month we were at the Great British Entrepreneur Awards! Our founder, Martina Zupan was up for the Young Entrepreneur award. We were so happy to see the award go to fellow entrepreneur Michael Harkins, founder of Turtle Pack. Congratulations Michael!  ...

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Shell LiveWIRE Winner

OUR FOUNDER, MARTINA ZUPAN WINS SHELL LiveWIRE AWARD Martina scoops £5,000 award for Alterwaste  The Shell LiveWIRE Smarter Future programme offers monthly start-up grants of £5,000, coaching and online business support to 16-30 year old ent ...