In 1995 Scotland’s first wind farm, Hagshaw Hill, took shape in the hills of South Lanarkshire. Twenty years later, the machines which have turned wind into electricity at that site are reaching the end of their lives. And so comes opportunity.

Scotland’s ambitions for a ‘circular’ economy – where everything has value and nothing is wasted – have already earned us worldwide acclaim and secured us host nation status for this year’s Circular Economy Hotspot next month.