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COSLA Excellence Awards Winners

A number of local authorities won awards for sustainability projects at the COSLA Excellence Awards 2016. Case studies are available online.

Case studies and videos are available for the following award-winning projects:

Improving Recycling in Inverclyde: Special Award Winner

Inverclyde Council has built on previous year’s successes, rising from a relatively low position to become the top performing Council in Scotland for recycling in 2014. Additionally, Inverclyde Council consistently achieves the lowest combined cost of waste management services across Scotland.

Beat the Street, Dumfries and Galloway Council: Special Award Winner

Beat the Street is a fun, free game for the community to see how far they can walk, cycle and run around their towns and around the world and has a track record of delivering high community engagement.

CycleFife, Fife Council: Silver Award Winner

CycleFife is a £5m walking and cycling, local towns based project which, as a first for Scotland, is focussed on delivery of a comprehensive, integrated approach between key infrastructure improvements and a raft of behavioural change measures and initiatives.

Troon Sand Dune Restoration Project, South Ayrshire Council: Silver Award Winner

The Troon Dune Restoration Project recyles and re-uses beach waste on Troon South beach to help sustain and restore the adjacent fragile sand dune formation.

Case studies are available for the following Bronze Award Winners:

- The Highland Council: Inverness Sustainable Urban Drainage System (SUDS) Survey

- North Ayrshire Council: Millport Field Centre

- Stirling Council: Solar PV & Self Consumption Investment in Social Housing

- West Lothian Council: Waste and Recycling Education Project

07 December 2016

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