Meet the team
Broadford & Strath Community Company (BSCC)
BSCC is based in Skye and Raasay and aims to create a strong, self sufficient, inclusive and eco-friendly community. BSCC is working with local businesses and community groups to establish a range of waste reduction initiatives. The main focus is on supporting businesses to reduce cardboard waste through reuse and recycling, whether that be for growing, fuel or packaging. The team also organise waste reduction events, such as, repair and composting workshops, climate cafes, clothes swap events and film nights. Learn more about their HCWP work.
Lairg District Learning Centre (LDLC)
LDLC was set up as a charity in 2001 to meet a demand for learning at a local level. The classes delivered range from growing and cooking, felting and sewing and health, wellbeing and sustainability. LDLC run a range of waste reduction events as part of HCWP and are developing a Food Waste Challenge for Households. Learn more about their HCWP events.
Lochaber Environmental Group (LEG)
LEG is a registered charity and a Company Limited by Guarantee based in Lochaber. LEG works to preserve, conserve and restore the environment of Lochaber for the benefit of local communities as they transition to a low carbon economy by running a range of food, compositing and bike projects as well as developing HCWP resources. LEG run a series of waste reduction events as part of the HCWP as well as developing an in-vessel composter network, providing free compost bins and promoting food waste composting for businesses. Learn more about their HCWP work.
Lochbroom & Ullapool Community Trust (LUCT)
LUCT is a ‘not-for-profit’ organisation set up to deliver projects that benefit the community. The overall goal is to support the community to be healthier, inclusive and environmentally and economically sustainable. The aim is to bring together people within the community to make positive contributions to environmental issues, such as, reducing waste, supporting sustainable ways of living and working and taking action on climate change. LUCT run a series of waste reduction events as part of HCWP and are contributing to the development of a reuse map and car sharing promotion. Learn more about their HCWP events.
Thurso Community Development Trust
Thurso CDT aims to make Thurso a better place to live, work and visit through sustainable community led development to create a thriving local economy and community facilities. Waste reduction projects include: Thurso Grows, The Sharing Shed, The Asset Bank and Reusable Party Kit. Thurso CDT run a series of waste reduction events as part of the HCWP and contribute to the development of the Food Waste Challenge for Households and reuse map. Learn more about their HCWP events.
Transition Black Isle (TBI)
TBI is an organisation that aims to help Black Isle communities thrive in the face of climate change and disruption to global resources. Activities include encouraging non-car travel, running community markets, supporting local producers as well as helping people grow more of their own food and to make their own compost. TBI run a series of events as part of the HCWP and contribute to the development of the Food Waste Challenge for Households. Learn more about their HCWP events.