A Change Waste Recycling company branded van in action on a city road.

Founded in 2001

Founded in 2001 as LEEP Recycling, a trading subsidiary of LEEP (Lothian and Edinburgh Environmental Partnership) which is now Changeworks. In 2008 we rebranded to become Changeworks Recycling. We have grown from our base in Edinburgh to provide our services nationwide. We now deliver high quality recycling and waste management services to over 2000 businesses across the UK.

Our service is award winning

In 2017 we won the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce Award for our sustainable partnership with Essential Edinburgh. We were Scotland’s Gold Winner for Environmental Best Practice in the Green Apple Awards and scooped the Scottish Excellence in Resource Management (Small Organisation) Award at the Zero Waste Scotland Scottish Resources Awards. We were finalists in the VIBES awards – Transport, Management and Waste and Resources categories. UK social Enterprise Awards – UK Social Enterprise Environmental category and the Scottish Green Awards – Best Green Services Provider Category. 

A golden cup. Imagery for winning as Change Waste has an award-winning team.

Today and the future

While our headquarters are still based in Scotland our award-winning recycling and waste management services are available nationwide. Our friendly and knowledgeable team has grown to over 55 employees  across 3 locations.  

A Change Waste Recycling employee filling a company van.