Every type of Eco Warrior

Written by: Allan Sandilands, Board Member of Total Homes Co-operative & Principal Consultant at Resource Futures People often tell me that I’m not your typical environmental consultant, and it’s a badge I wear with pride. Why? Well, there’s not just one type of eco-advocate, and if there was, we would never be able to shift […]

https://circularglasgow.com/eco-warrior/Circular Glasgow leads the way for Scotland’s circular economy

Circular Glasgow is delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for a circular award that celebrates the most innovative sustainability projects across the UK. In the running for Circular Economy Project of the Year at the BusinessGreen Leader Awards, Circular Glasgow will represent Scotland as one of the few Scottish project shortlisted across the […]

https://circularglasgow.com/businessgreenawards/Enough for Everyone. Forever

  As part of a bid for Glasgow to become a leading circular city, we brought one of the world’s most sustainable buildings to the city centre as part of an informative hub that inspired a rethink, reuse, repair and recycle approach. Circular Hub, an exhibition designed by local studio ilka, used only re-purposed or […]

https://circularglasgow.com/enough-for-everyone/WashR – Making a habit out of reusable cups

  Banning disposable cups is one option to become zero waste, however enforcing a ban is a greater challenge as employees grab a coffee on the way to work and dispose of the cup in the office. 250 million takeaway hot drink cups are disposed of in offices each year resulting in offices paying for […]

https://circularglasgow.com/washr/Do you want to get a competitive edge through good environmental practice?

  VIBES – Scottish Environment Business Awards are holding an event, kindly hosted at the Glasgow Virgin Money Lounge on Friday 26th April from 12:00pm – 2:00pm. Many businesses are trying to distinguish themselves from their competitors. They want to attract new clients and win new markets. Getting the recognition for your good environmental practices […]

https://circularglasgow.com/vibes-glasgow-event/Major shopping centres back innovative cup waste initiative in Scotland

Two of Scotland’s and Glasgow’s most significant retail operators, Glasgow Fort and Buchanan Galleries have confirmed that they are supporting Cup Movement® in Glasgow – the first Scottish initiative to stop single-use cups going to landfill or ending up as litter. Launched in Glasgow in January, Cup Movement® has been developed by environmental charity Keep […]

https://circularglasgow.com/glasgow-cup-movement/Enough for everyone. Forever

As part of a bid for Glasgow to become a leading circular city, Circular Glasgow, a Glasgow Chamber of Commerce initiative, is bringing one of the world’s most sustainable buildings to the city centre as part of an informative hub that inspires citizens to rethink, reuse, repair and recycle.  The free to visit event will be […]

https://circularglasgow.com/circular-hub/Giving refurbished office IT a second Lease of Life

You have purchased a reusable cup for your morning latte, always print double sided and swapped to LED lights, but has your company considered the environmental and financial benefits of leasing refurbished office IT equipment?  E-waste is now the fastest-growing waste stream in the world. According to a new report launched at Davos 2019, there […]

https://circularglasgow.com/lease-tek/Remade in Glasgow – plans to develop a repair economy in the city and beyond

Written by Sophie Unwin, Founder of The Remade Network   A few weeks ago, I walked down Paisley High Street and within 5 minutes saw eight empty shops amidst betting shops, loan shops and charity shops.  Could there be a more urgent time to revive our local high streets? I believe that repair hubs can answer this […]

https://circularglasgow.com/remade-glasgow/Glasgow Airport helps put a lid on single-use plastic

Glasgow Airport is today ramping up its efforts in the battle against single-use plastic by offering staff free refillable water bottles. More than 5,300 people work in and around the airport and each one, from pilots to aircraft engineers and cabin crew to security guards, will be encouraged to pick up one of the reusable […]

https://circularglasgow.com/glasgow-airport-single-use-plastic/

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