Green Infrastructure

One of my recent assignments was to put together a report to a local, fictitious council making the case for the benefits of green infrastructure in a town and ways the town could become more sustainable in the future. For those who aren’t familiar with the term ‘green infrastructure’, this term relates to a networkContinue reading “Green Infrastructure”

Things I No Longer Buy

Over the past year, I’ve become more aware of my carbon footprint which has made me make some changes in my life. The things we buy have a carbon footprint; production, transport etc so I’ve stopped buying certain items I realised I personally didn’t need anymore Plastic Bottles I’ve actively refuse to buy drinks inContinue reading “Things I No Longer Buy”

Are we really killing the planet?

Before you start attacking me, just hear me out. Due to human activity, we are accelerating climate change, I believe this to be true. Global warming has occurred in Earth’s history, the difference is that we, humans, are accelerating it. But I began looking at it differently since I started studying for an BSc inContinue reading “Are we really killing the planet?”

UK Cities pledging to become carbon neutral

Cities in the UK are looking how they can transition to becoming carbon neutral in the future. The climate has been a long standing issue, however, more recently, this issues has become more urgent and voices (rightly so) have become louder. Protests, demonstrations, documentaries and even celebrities are lending their names and voices to theContinue reading “UK Cities pledging to become carbon neutral”

Ecobrick overwhelm

A while back, I saw an article online about someone creating a ecobrick with their plastic that can’t be recycled. I was intrigued. For those who aren’t familiar with ecobricks. lets start with a quick overview. Ecobricks are plastic bottles that are filled with plastics that would usually go to landfill because they can’t beContinue reading “Ecobrick overwhelm”

16 Easy Ways To Go Green

In the last year, I have actively changed my habits to go green but sometimes it’s not cheap. We can’t all afford solar panels on our homes or a brand-new electric car (or just a brand-new car for that matter) but there are things we can all do to take a step in the rightContinue reading “16 Easy Ways To Go Green”