By Olivia Adam Health risks associated with smoking are generally known however the World Health Organisation’s campaign World No Tobacco Day – “Tobacco: Threat to our environment 2022 shows that the environmental effects are just as deadly. WHO’s World No … Continue reading Quit Smoking, the World is on Fire
By Olivia Adam Scotland may not be the most polluted country in the world, but just how safe is its air and how can you check? What is air pollution? The World Health Organisation (WHO) defines air pollution as: “Air … Continue reading How Clean is Your Air?
By Olivia Adam The Strathclyde University-led project, Climate Neutral City Innovation District has won the 2022 International Sustainable Campus Network (ISCN) Excellence Awards in the Partnerships for Progress Category. The ISCN awards showcase leading projects from around the globe which … Continue reading Strathclyde University Sweeps Sustainability Award for Climate Neutral Plan.
By Olivia Adam Today’s unforgiving whirlwind of weekly microtrends makes staying true to your personal style difficult. Building your own classic capsule wardrobe is a sustainable and ethical way to battle the winds of fast fashion. What is a ‘capsule wardrobe’? It is a minimal and succinct selection of clothes and accessories carefully handpicked to stand the test of time. Essentially, you are looking for quality over quantity. You may opt to buy a few seasonal trendy items throughout the year but ideally, your capsule wardrobe should be between twenty and thirty pieces. They should be adaptable items that are … Continue reading How to Build your Capsule Wardrobe
By Olivia Adam 30th April 2022 I took a walk along Dumbarton Road, situated in Partick, the West End of Glasgow, to check out the 11 charity shops dotted along the 10.5-mile-long road. Why choose charity shopping? The thing about fast fashion is exactly that; it’s quick and easy. But it’s killing the planet. According to earth.org, it produces more Co2 than aviation and shipping combined and produces more than 20 percent of global wastewater from textile dyeing. So, with that in mind, charity shopping is even more appealing. It’s ethical, sustainable, and cheaper. What’s not to like? The thing … Continue reading Dumbarton Road is Glasgow’s Hotspot for Sustainable Shopping
By Olivia Adam 23rd March 2022 Glasgow City Council has confirmed a further 164 electric charging points will be installed around the city this year backed by the Scottish Government’s £60 million funding pot. Where will they be installed? Glasgow … Continue reading Where to Find the 164 New Electric Vehicle Charge Points in Glasgow City