Educational Videos 

If you have ever wondered how and why we recycle your waste then wonder no more, below you will find several educational videos explaining our processes and the reasons why you should separate your household waste

Why separating your waste does matter

Our Container Materials Recycling Facility

Your Recycling Bin 

we can still recycle your black bin waste

Our Material Recovery & Fuel Preperation Plant

Your (black/residual) non-recyclable bin

Our Organics Recycling Facility

Your food & garden waste

Our Wash Plant 

Your street sweepings 

The Levenseat Trust

The Levenseat Trust was established in 1997 and undertakes and supports projects, in accordance with the regulations laid down by Revenue Scotland & SEPA, in general aimed at improving the environment for the benefit of local people. The Trust is a registered charity and an Approved Body registered with SEPA.

For more information visit the Trusts website 

Acorn Awards

The Levenseat Trust’s run an annual school competition where 12 local primary schools compete in a project, with a new topic being chosen every year

Stoneyburn & Bents 

Small Grant Fund: The Trust supported the future vision group & funded some much needed landscaping equipment 

The Mood Project

MOOD promotes positive mental health and wellbeing activities for adults in West Lothian. The trust helped to fund a new defibrillator

The Haven

Located in Forth the Haven provides support to people affected by a range of life limiting illnesses

Our Ladys School

Small grants fund: The Trust provided funds to help towards the refurbishment of a new playgound

New play park

New flood lighting for a community outdoor MUGA pitch, part funded by the Levenseat Trust

Educational Visits

We regular host visits from schools, colleges & universities as well as community groups such as the local community councils.

Having the chance to see exactly what happens to your waste is a real educational experience and a great tool for community engagement.

 

Community Projects

Helping local people in crisis they have fed more than 35,600 people

West Lothian foodbank

Annual Sponsorship towards running costs

Their mission is to improve and enrich the lives of the most vulnerable people in our communities 

Mungo foundation

Sponsorship for litter picking equipment

A community run group who plant fruit & veg in over 50 community planters for the benefit of the whole community 

Winchburgh Community Growing Group

Compost Donation 

Helping to support young people living in peer-supported accommodation.

Cyrenians Farm

Compost donation

Our team are out regularly helping the community with their litter picking activities 

Community litter pick

Volunteer program

helping out a local charity during the COVID pandemic 

Recycling Services

in kind waste management services

A fun competition for local children during the pandemic

litter free comunity campaign

competition to discourage littering

Latest news

Levenseat EfW facility
Levenseat Renewable Energy today (4th December 2020) announce plans for further expansion following West Lothian Council planning committee’s decision to grant permission for a variation to the Phase 2 Energy from Waste - Thermal Treatment Plant.
careers at levenseat
We currently have an opportunity for a Minerals Manager to join our team. You will oversee and co-ordinate the minerals processing and associated operations at Levenseat including the current fines plant, wash plant, Zambezi, Plate Press, crushing & screening, ash processing and block manufacture & install. You will be responsible for ensuring the smooth, efficient, and safe operation of these activities.
recycling rates in scotland
The dramatic rise in recycling has been attributed to the Scottish Borders becoming a landfill-free area in July 2019 after the procurement of a new residual waste contract. Levenseat Limited was awarded the contract, which involves the transport and treatment of the 42k tonnes of residual waste produced in the Borders each year.

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