Construction Advice and Support Service

Support provided by Zero Waste Scotland

What does this involve?

Zero Waste Scotland’s Construction Advice and Support Service works collaboratively with businesses to help them identify and implement new opportunities to improve the way they work or deliver construction projects that will have economic, social and environmental long-term benefits. They invite businesses to explore, collaborate and implement new processes, as well as to identify opportunities for future-proofing construction projects.

They support the construction sector under four priority themes:

  1. Design of construction products, buildings and infrastructure
  2. Use of sustainable procurement clauses and delivery mechanisms
  3. Material management and building material reuse
  4. Digital technology adaptation and building organisational capacity

This specialist consultancy service is funded by the Scottish Government and the European Regional Development Fund.

Am I eligible?

This specialist consultancy service is available free of charge to Scottish businesses which can be defined as:

  • small to medium-sized enterprises (less than 250 employees/turnover less than €50 million)
  • non-profit organisations (charities or social enterprises)

What does this cost?

This is a free service.

Who is this for?

Small to medium-sized enterprises based in Scotland.

How long does this take?

They aim to respond to enquiries within 5 working days.

Important information

Any interested parties, at any point in the construction supply chain, are invited to access this service.

Next steps

Visit the Zero Waste Scotland website for more information on how to receive specialist construction support and advice. 

Support provided by Zero Waste Scotland

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