sustainable



Green New Deal Festival Showcases student passion for a sustainable future at the University of Glasgow

30th October 2021

The group demands that the University decarbonise, divest, decolonise and democratise. Students and Extinction Rebellion activists participate in the Green New Deal Festival to urge the University to sign up to its 60 demands, of which the four main elements are decarbonise, divest, decolonise and democratise.  Four Extincion Rebellion activists tied themselves to the University’s ...


Glasgow business Wild & Kind pushes sustainable clothing for plastic-free July

6th July 2021

Patrick Harvie visits Glasgow’s Wild & Kind Studio to emphasise there is more to plastic reduction than recycling plastic bottles and carrier bags. Following a visit to the Wild & Kind Studio in Glasgow this week, Patrick Harvie, Glasgow MSP and Scottish Greens co-leader, discusses thinking outside the box when it comes to reducing our ...


Eating sustainably on a budget

2nd December 2020

Ciara Robertson discusses how cutting out meat won’t hurt your bank account. Before I became vegetarian, two years ago, one of the main reservations I had was whether it would be possible on a student budget. The arguments that you often hear are “vegetarian and vegan alternatives are so expensive” or “but what would I ...


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...


How to be a sustainable student

15th September 2020

Elena Adams shares her top tips and tricks on becoming a sustainable student in this era of climate emergency. The climate emergency is one of the many big issues that our generation currently faces and something that we, as a society, have a responsibility to try and fix for future generations. So what can you, ...