Influencing with impact; from my phone, to the world!

Written by Laura Young, Student and Environmental Campaigner Everyone has an opinion on social media, covering everything from the good, to the bad, to the ugly. But how does social media influence sustainability, environmentalism and living a less impactful lifestyle? For me, social media is key. The key to my accountability, the key to my […]

https://circularglasgow.com/lesswastelaura/Curate your ethical wardrobe with luxury fashion for rent

  Luxury slow fashion label, Laura Ironside, have launched a new ‘Lease’ service to reduce the environmental impact of their garments. The UK wide service hires out beautiful clothing to clients’ offering  sustainable alternative to fast fashion. At lauraironside.com you can order your clothes like at any online retailer, however with their new ‘Lease’ service, […]

https://circularglasgow.com/lauraironside/#NoWrongPath – Share your story on Tuesday 6th August

Circular Glasgow is proud to once again be supporting Developing the Young Workforce (DYW) and their award-winning campaign Now in its third year, the digital campaign showcases the range and diversity of career paths that are followed after school. Receiving exam results can be a mixture of joy and excitement but also disappointment and anxiety. […]

https://circularglasgow.com/nowrongpath/‘A-peeling 40% jump in Scotland’s food waste recycling

  Scots are recycling more food waste than ever with the total volume and its associated carbon savings leaping by more than 40% in recent years, according to new reports published by Zero Waste Scotland. Findings from the Scottish anaerobic digestion (AD) and biogas sector survey 2017, as well as the Scottish composting sector survey […]

https://circularglasgow.com/scotland-food-waste-recycling/Circular success for young entrepreneurs

Last week, Young Enterprise Scotland hosted the second final for their Circular Economy Challenge after a successful first round of business ideas were showcased at Hampden Park last year. This time around, primary school pupils from across the West of Scotland pitched their circular business ideas at the Lighthouse in Glasgow – a brilliant venue […]

https://circularglasgow.com/young-circular-success/Closing the loop on coffee shop waste

Written by Scott Kennedy, Co-Founder of Revive Eco “There are two words in ‘Circular Economy’, and one is no more important than the other.”  These simple words were spoken to us during the Ellen MacArthur CE100 event in Reykjavik in 2017, and they have remained at the forefront of our thinking ever since. We set […]

https://circularglasgow.com/closing-loop-coffee-waste/Glasgow pupils prepare to advise St. Enoch Centre on circular economy solutions

  Glasgow’s next generation of business leaders are being asked to develop circular initiatives that can be embedded within a shopping or retail environment, as part of this year’s St. Enoch Centre Art Competition. Working in partnership with St. Enoch Centre, Circular Glasgow have challenged pupils in Govan, Hillhead and Notre Dame High School to […]

https://circularglasgow.com/glasgow-circular-economy-competition/Scotland’s Deposit Return Scheme Announced

The Scottish Government has announced the design of the national Deposit Return Scheme, a blueprint for a world-class recycling system that makes it easy for everyone to recycle their bottles and cans. Scotland is the first nation in the UK to commit to a scheme which is proudly ambitious and it has been tailored to […]

https://circularglasgow.com/deposit-return-scheme/Re-charging through real conversation: The Women in Sustainability Network launches a Glasgow hub

Written by Katy Murdoch, Sustainability Consultant On 2nd May we held a Taster Event for a new Glasgow Hub of the Women in Sustainability Network (WINS). I was nervous about attendance figures – is there even enough women working in sustainability in Glasgow to warrant its own hub? But nearly 40 women turned up, all […]

https://circularglasgow.com/women-sustainability/The Green Office Guide

  Run a cost-effective and environmentally sustainable office with Resource Efficient Scotland’s new Green Office Guide Do you work in an office? Is it as green as you would like it to be? Would you like to make a difference and reduce your office’s environmental impact with some quick low- and no-cost ideas? If so, […]

https://circularglasgow.com/green-office-guide/

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