Climate School Strikes Go Global

A global, independent youth movement is gaining momentum – with a UK strike planned for February A report from Campaign Against Climate Change, and news from young Scottish climate activist and conservationist Holly Gillibrand.  .A UK wide student strike has been called on Friday 15th February 2019 to protest against climate inaction, with a global …

Looking towards a circular economy for Arran – Eco Savvy news

Eco Savvy and Visit Arran, together with Strathclyde University and analytics business Topolytics, have been successful in acquiring funding from Interface to model food waste streams on Arran. The project aims to help understand how, where and when food waste is generated and disposed of, and if it can contribute to a sustainable circular economy …

What is a circular economy?

Through its research and work with organisations that are making the transition towards a circular economy the Ellen MacArthur Foundation has written a concept paper which outlines the idea of a circular economy. Parts of their research are printed below. For more information about their work see here. Also below are some examples from the Zero Waste …

An Open Connected Country

  Here MSP for Cunninghame North, Kenneth Gibson discusses how important it is to maintain our cross-cultural and creative links with Europe, at a time when our political and economic connections are subsiding.   With the UK on the brink of leaving the EU, Scotland’s role as an open, connected country is more important than ever. While …