Bitter about glitter litter

22nd November 2020

The use of glitter has a profound effect on our ecosystem. Should we avoid using it? With Santa’s sleigh soon approaching, it’s important to consider the use of glitter and the concerns that it poses to the ecosystem. Recent research into the effect of glitter has shown that it may be harmful to the ecosystem; ...

ScottishPower E-bikes are free to ride Tuesday 22 September

21st September 2020

World Car-Free Day hits Glasgow in order to reduce emissions. Sponsored by Scottish Power, nextbike is offering free hour-long rides on their bikes on  22  September.  To use this free offer, people will need to enter the code “Carfree1hr” in their nextbike rental app. Each customer can redeem the voucher once. People are being encouraged ...

The eco-art businesses that are making waves in Glasgow

18th September 2020

Art Editor Heather McSwan interviews local designers Gloria Dawson and Pippa Blundell who have successfully created, developed, and marketed their new environmentally sustainable businesses during lockdown. The autumn months see us swapping swimwear for sweatshirts and flip flops for fleeces.  This year, however, there will be one staple in everyone’s winter wardrobe – face masks.&nbs...