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?
Three ways pet owners can reduce their impact on the climate, from pet food containers, to eco-friendly toys. Continue reading 3 Eco-Friendly Pet Items You Can Buy
By Aditya Soyanke “People make Glasgow Greener” – this tagline by the city council of the city of Glasgow speaks for the cities interest in maintaining its parks and gardens. Spring is here and the best way to enjoy the fleeting warmth we get is to go outdoors and bask in sunlight. What better way to enjoy the weather than to visit the lush greens of the city. Glasgow is famous for the balance of modern architecture and the environment conscious green spaces maintained throughout the town. There are a number of famous parks around the city for a lazy stroll … Continue reading Top 3 lush green outings in Glasgow￼
Theatre productions are a source of much harm to the planet. The amount of time, energy and materials to put on a single show is massive. A shockingly negative impact on the environment can be witnessed because of the costumes, … Continue reading What can the theatre industry do to fight the climate crisis?
Houseplants have many benefits and can be super easy to maintain if you aren’t an avid gardener, Here’s a list of 6 indoor plants that don’t require a green thumb. Houseplants and gardening both have great benefits for both your … Continue reading Houseplants That Don’t Require a Green Thumb.
By Daniel Connolly Are you a foodie that cares about the environment? Are you someone that is attempting to eat more plant-based meals? Are you someone who cares about how eateries source their ingredients? If yes, then this is some … Continue reading What Eco-Friendly Restaurants Should You Go to in Glasgow
How can we cut down on the levels of food waste in Glasgow? Continue reading Glasgow’s Food Waste Initiatives – Changing The Perspective
Guide to clean transport, running through how getting a lift from a friend, a train or a bus may be helpful in light of the Low Emission Zones being introduced in Scotland. Continue reading A Guide to Clean Transport in Scotland
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