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?
An independent report published yesterday has called for an immediate ban on the Scottish Government’s plans to build nine new waste-burning incinerators. The report reveals the huge scale of Scotland’s incineration problem and provides 12 policy recommendations for local authorities … Continue reading Independent Report Calls for Ban on New Incinerators in Scotland ￼
How can we cut down on the levels of food waste in Glasgow? Continue reading Glasgow’s Food Waste Initiatives – Changing The Perspective
By Niall Houston 9 May 2022 A historic result for the Scottish Green Party in Glasgow’s local elections as they secured 10 council seats on Friday 6th of May. After a long-fought campaign, the Green Party now has a significantly … Continue reading Glasgow going ‘Greener’ as Record Number of Green Councillors Elected
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.
Fast fashion is having a devastating effect on the earth. Each year an estimated 92 million tons of waste ends up in landfills or being burned. The UK alone contributes roughly £142 million worth of this clothing and textile waste … Continue reading ReJean: The Brand At The Forefront Of Sustainable Fashion In Glasgow
Daniel and Tobias investigate Picnic. Continue reading Picnic – Climate Conscious Cafés
Solar panels have been named one of the key routes to reach net zero carbon emissions in Scotland, so why is there not more push for further solar installation? Back in 2016, the Scottish Government introduced new building standards that … Continue reading Opinion: The SNP’s Rather Dull Approach to Solar Energy.￼
By Stefan Carlin 3rd May 2022 Campaign group Just Stop Oil caused chaos on Tuesday with early morning blockade. The group put up a human blockade at the Nuster Terminal at around 4am this morning. The oil terminal is located … Continue reading Climate change protestors block Clydebank oil terminal
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