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Cleaning Up the Streets - A day with Edinburgh's environmental wardens15 Apr 2010
Paul Dale spends a day with Edinburgh’s environmental wardens, and finds the job of the recycling police is a far cry from Miami Vice.
Convection heater first casualty of war on waste15 Apr 2010
The Editor's green Blog
The List’s editor, Jonny Ensall, ditches bad habits in favour of a fortnight of green living. I am not the Earth’s best friend. If I’m honest, we rarely see eye-to-eye. My side of our relationship is based around a lot of taking and not much giving.
Green directory for Edinburgh and Glasgow15 Apr 2010
Community Projects Abundance Edinburgh Go green and eat like a king. This Edinburgh-based group makes leather, vinegar, cider and cheese from harvested apples and pears that would otherwise be binned. www.abundanceedinburgh.com Edinburgh…
Six simple steps towards a greener lifestyle15 Apr 2010
You might not be ready to go all Richard Briers in The Good Life just yet, but there are some effective steps you can take towards a greener lifestyle that will cost you only a tiny amount of time, money and effort. John-Paul Holden runs down the six…
Growing pains: Guerilla gardening in Glasgow15 Apr 2010
Glasgow’s Guerrilla Gardening campaign is currently transforming the Townhead area of the city centre with seed and bulb-bombing tactics. Their cause resonates with a lot of green-fingered but flat-bound gardeners, desperate to make the most out of any…
Six essential eco-gadgets15 Apr 2010
Spend yourself green! John-Paul Holden suggests you kit out your life with these must-have eco items
How upcycling transforms used objects into ones of greater value15 Apr 2010
Upcycling – the process of turning unwanted items into products of greater value – might sound like a dubious idea (another eco-concept that’s all trouser fluff and no trousers perhaps?) but it does raise the point that with most recycling the final…
Hydro Connect Festival - Eco-friendly21 Aug 2008
How green is my valley?
Carbon neutral is a precise cocktail. It is a recipe that Geoff Ellis, director of T in the Park and creator of the Hydro Connect Festival, has learned by heart. He committed to making T in the Park carbon neutral in 2006, transforming it into the first…
Eco-friendly festival shopping5 Jun 2008
Never mind Kasabian at Connect or Shaky at Glasto, the real headliner at this year’s festivals is the environment, stupid. The ecological impact of 80,000-odd people producing a huge amount of concentrated waste is immense but festivals are offsetting…