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Zero Cost Scotland recognises sustainable leaders and promotes the adoption of zero cost procurement processes, prioritising used and refurbished resources. Zero Cost Scotland support and champion organisations who adopt a zero cost procurement strategy whilst creating benchmarks and monitoring carbon reduction in the resource procurement processes.

ABOUT
ZERO COST
SCOTLAND

THE
ORIGIN

Zero Cost Scotland was founded in 2018 as a measurable commitment to the reduction of carbon output associated with current procurement strategies for resources. Member organisations work towards carbon neutral resource reuse and circular economic resource procurement strategies based upon our Zero Cost Economy principles.

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OUR VISION

Zero Cost Scotland envisions a remodelled circular economy framework that prioritises and/or leans on the Zero Cost Economy. A circular economy Underpinned by Zero Cost Scotland's principles prioritising our resources life cycle longevity over and above the extraction of the monetary value of the resource and/or its components. 

A collective of those who are ready to prioritise net zero carbon strategy in their resource management protocols. Zero Cost Scotland aligns members with our zero cost circular economic principles.

The Foundations

Member organisations work to the following underlying principles...

The Zero Cost Economy

The understanding that the perceived monetary value of a resource is the biggest barrier preventing a carbon efficient circular strategy. Zero Cost, Zero barriers.

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Circular Resource Procurement

Implement sustainable procurement strategies. Used and refurbished resource procurement priority. Reuse before new.

Carbon Storytelling

Take accountability for the carbon footprint associated with your procurement protocols. Regular reporting and industry benchmarking.

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Get Involved?

01

Read our principle foundations and vision

Evaluate and ensure your company or organisation has a requirement/desire to commit to our principles and vision.

02

Commit to our Zero Cost framework

Take time to analyse your current resource management protocols for both disposal/redistribution and procurement. If your organisation requires 

03

Open the conversation

Let's talk! We are more than happy to visit you to discuss membership. Similarly we can arrange a video or phone meeting to get the ball rolling.

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Strategy implementation

Work with us to create and implement Zero Cost strategies for the redistribution and procurement of resources.