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The Zero Waste Dunbar project is looking at becoming one of Scotland's first Zero Waste Towns. What do you think this will entail?

CONGRATULATIONS to all 6 schools in Ward 7

An average of 52% reduction in waste in 1 year!
We have recorded AMAZING reductions in waste at our schools as shown by percentage of the weight of waste going to landfill from the first and the last waste audits the Zero Waste Dunbar project carried out.
The Zero Waste Dunbar team would like to thank the […]

A Larger Zero Waste Shed for Dunbar Recycling Centre

34 tons of waste diverted in 6 months for reuse!

20′ Zero Waste Shed for Dunbar CA site!

The little shed can’t cope anymore so with the kind help of a grant from Viridor, we’re getting a much bigger shed.
This is us digging out the foundations.

Latest News from Sustaining Dunbar

From cutting waste in schools to learning new skills with Belhaven Community Garden, there’s loads going on this month with Sustaining Dunbar!
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Zero Waste Shop


ZWD Van at the Dunbar Recycling Centre

ZWD Shed at Dunbar Recycling Centre

ZWD waste diversion van lease funded by LAP!

The Zero Waste Shed and Van captures materials and items before they go to landfill.
Check out the ZWD Facebook sales page for items diverted from landfill for re-use. Funds raised go towards diverting more away from landfill for local […]

Diversion from landfill for reuse

ZWD waste diversion van lease funded by LAP!

ZWD Van at the Dunbar Recycling Centre

ZWD Shed at Dunbar Recycling Centre

For the past few weeks we have been working at Dunbar Recycling Centre to intercept waste before it goes to landfill for local reuse.
Are you having a clear out this weekend? Want to donate your unwanted items? […]

Food not Waste

The Hungry Hatch is a Ridge Cafe project which aims to use food waste donated from local shops to help feed people.
They extended free ‘school’ meals during the school holidays when possible; host community supers; and provide food preparation classes.
In a short amount of time this project has diverted 562.5 kg of food waste to […]

Make some noise Dunbar

Come on out this Saturday and make some noise – be a part of the Dunbar Street Trail event.
Robin Brill,  a Community Percussion Instructor, will be running interactive Samba Junk Band sessions from 11:30 till 3pm this Saturday on Dunbar High Street.
Robin will be performing with his Junk Band at 11:30, 12:30 and 1:30
In between […]

Summer Clothes Swap

Back by popular demand – another ZWD Clothes Swap!
Summer clothes, shoes, hats etc – womens, mens, children
At the Bleachingfield centre 7pm to 9pm
Wednesday August 3rd

London Fashion Week 2017 – Here we come!

Fact fashion 
In the UK, garments have an estimated life span of just two years and three months. Data from Zero Waste Scotland reveals that the average Scottish household owns around £4,000 worth of clothes, but wears only 70% of that each year – most commonly because it […]

Junk Street Band Coming to Dunbar

Be part of creating a Junk Percussion Street Band in Dunbar in these free workshops. Make your instrument, learn Samba and festival rhythms and preform at the Dunbar Street Art Trail on the 20th of August.
Book now!
To learn how to make instruments choose between 2 workshops to make instruments book one of these sessions:
• Sat 30th […]