Does your charity or social enterprise support the circular economy in Scotland? Join us!

Our Members are charities or social enterprises who support the circular economy in Scotland, proving social and environmental benefits for their local communities.


As a repair, reuse, recycling charity or social enterprise, we know it can be challenging to secure funding, promote your work, stay up to date on policy, network effectively and know influencers in your sector. Joining Circular Communities Scotland means we elevate and support your work, while you worry about the day to day.

Member benefits include:

  • Funding advice
  • Invites to member only events
  • A supportive network
  • Visits from our staff and team
  • Sharing your news on our marketing channels
  • Features in our eNews
  • Member only policy updates
  • Representation up to government level
  • Introductions to people you want to know
Apply to join

We are passionate about working together to deliver a circular economy.

Membership of Circular Communities Scotland is crucial to our business model.  Circular Communities Scotland provides us with great networking opportunities within the reuse and repair sector, analysis and legislation updates and more importantly it is a friendly, trusted source of support that has always been important to us.  If you’re in the Reuse and Repair sector, then you NEED to be a member of Circular Communities Scotland – sign up today!

Elaine Brown, Edinburgh Remakery


Social enterprises, charities or community organisations involved in re-use, repair, recycling or waste education work in Scotland qualify for membership of Circular Communities Scotland.

Membership is free for organisations that have an annual turnover of less than £100k.

MEMBER Fees based on annual turnover

Up to £100kFree
Up to £250k£100
Up to £2million£200
Over £2million£300

Our membership year is the calendar year (January to December) if you join part way through the year your membership fee will be pro-rata’d for the number of months remaining during the year.

We also have Supporter Membership for the private and public sector. Our Supporter Members are advocates of our network and get their own set of member benefits.

More details on Supporter Membership »

Apply to join Circular Communities Scotland

Please complete the following form to start your application to Circular Communities Scotland:

    * All fields are required

    We will contact you with a simple application form, please complete and return it as directed. Your application will then go through our internal verification process, we may ask you some supplementary questions and all applications are subject to final Trustee approval.

    Membership values

    All we ask of our members, is to:

    • Support the growth of the community resource management sector
    • Demonstrate a commitment to the principles of zero waste and the circular economy
    • Consider collaboration and partnership with other members
    • Strive to achieve local accountability in the delivery of their services
    • Support the creation of local employment and volunteering opportunities
    • Strive to be well governed and managed organisations
    • Seek to operate in a sustainable and ethical manner
    • Share knowledge and information with Circular Communities Scotland and other members
    • Seek to avoid unfair or inappropriate competition with other members

    Start your membership journey today. Contact us if you have any questions »