Supporter Members2023-01-16T15:57:39+00:00


At Circular Communities Scotland we believe that a vibrant circular economy includes the public and private sectors supporting our members.

Our Supporters are local authorities, private sector companies and other intermediary support networks who believe in the value of the third-sector circular economy in Scotland. View our Supporters below and scroll to the bottom of the page to join our Supporter network.

North Ayrshire Council
01294 310000


North Ayrshire is one of 32 council areas in Scotland. It has a population of roughly 135,280 people. It is located in the southwest of Scotland, and borders the areas of Inverclyde to the north, Renfrewshire to the northeast and East Ayrshire and South Ayrshire to the east and south respectively.


North West Glasgow VSN


North West Glasgow Voluntary Sector Network SCIO was created as a response to the need for Voluntary Sector organisations to have a voice when decisions about funding, planning and service delivery are made.  North West Glasgow VSN supports, connects and advocates for third sector organisations within the North West of Glasgow so they have the funding, capacity and power to provide the best possible services.

Northern Ireland Resources Network
0353 87 173 5184

NIRN is the representative body for reuse and repair organisations. Our aim is to promote sustainable reuse and repair as a practical and effective way of tackling Northern Ireland’s waste generation and develop opportunities in the Circular Economy.



Ostrero works to grow the Circular Economy in Scotland through mindset change and education. Raising awareness of what the Circular Economy is and how it is vitally important to Scotland’s economic and environmental wellbeing, through talks, workshops, consultancy and projects such as Yoyo Cups and Making Circles.


Perth & Kinross Council
01738 475247

Perth & Kinross Council, the local government body of the city of Perth and the wider Perthshire area.



Reloop is an international non-profit association registered in Brussels. The founding members of the organization bring together industry, government, and non-governmental organizations to form a network for advances in policy that create enabling system conditions for circularity across the European economy.


Resource Management Association Scotland

The RMAS is the trade association for micro, small and medium sized resource management companies operating in Scotland.

Our mission is to inform and represent the views of the resource management sector across Scotland.


Scottish Borders Climate Action Network




Scottish Borders Climate Action Network (SBCAN) is the new network looking at supporting work and local actions around transport, energy, housing and food across the Borders. The ambition now is to reach out to and enable many more communities to act, make it easier to share ideas and experience, and ensure resources get channelled to where it matters most.


Scottish Community Alliance

0131 2609501

Our overarching aim is to help the community sector in Scotland to develop its own distinct identity and voice so that it can campaign effectively on a wide range of issues. We see our work as having two main functions – to promote the work of local people in their communities and to influence national policy development.

Scottish Men’s Sheds Association
07397 382533

The Scottish Men’s Shed Association was launched in November 2015 with the aim of helping new and existing groups to set up and run a Men’s Shed in their local town or community. They are here to give a helping hand to anyone looking for assistance or more information on what it means to develop and run a Men’s Shed in Scotland.

Social Enterprise Academy
0131 243 2670


We help people use their personal strengths to build sustainable enterprises and achieve greater social impact. Our learning and development programmes focus on learning by doing and are flexible, practical and responsive. Join a programme in your area or work with us to develop a tailored programme for your organisation or network.

Social Enterprise Scotland
0131 2432650

Social Enterprise Scotland is The Voice of Social Enterprise – bringing together social enterprises and their supporters into a strong campaigning force.


Social Farms and Gardens Scotland
0131 623 7058

Social Farms & Gardens is a UK wide charity supporting communities to farm, garden and grow together. We work closely with the Scottish Government to help shape and enact policies, building and nurturing healthier soils and gardening with wildlife.


Stop Climate Chaos






Stop Climate Chaos Scotland is a diverse coalition of over 60 civil society organisations in Scotland campaigning together on climate change.  Our members include environment, faith and belief groups, international development organisations, trade and student unions and community groups.


If you are a local authority, waste management company, private sector small to medium enterprise (SME) or individual that supports the work of Circular Communities Scotland and our Members, then you can become a Supporter.

Supporters receive the following member benefits:

  • Membership Pack (including certificate)
  • Free access to Circular Communities Scotland regional forums and thematic seminars
  • Member rates for Circular Communities Scotland annual conference
  • Communications support

Find out more about Supporter Membership here.

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


Supporter Member CategoryAnnual Fee
Local Authority / Public Sector£500
Private Sector£500
Below micro-entity reporting requirements
Defined by Companies House as meeting 2 of 3 tests:
– less £632k turnover
– less 10 employees
– less £316 on balance sheet
Private Sector with an annual turnover of less that £100k£100
Private Individual£100
Third Sector Intermediary Support OrganisationReciprocal Fee Arrangement


Contact us if you have any questions

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 members are expected to:

    • Support the growth of the community resource management sector
    • Demonstrate a commitment to the principles of Zero Waste and the Circular Economy
    • Share knowledge and information with Circular Communities Scotland and other members
    • Consider collaboration and partnership with other members
    • Seek to avoid unfair or inappropriate competition 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
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