Five lockdown charity shop alternatives

Lockdown(s) have triggered us all to take conscious steps towards improving our lives. For many, this has taken the form of clutter clear outs and closet purges, making way for a minimalist ‘new you’. Now that the sunny weather is finally making an appearance in Edinburgh, your spring clean senses might be tingling even more. […]

Environment Science

Purple bacteria may be the key to sustainable waste management

When we speak about waste management, we mainly mean recycling waste such as paper or plastic and glass. In fact, many other things can be recycled, including wastewater. Current treatment is mainly about processing wastewater with the purpose of returning it into the environment and disposing of produced sewage sludge. The latter becomes biosolids and is […]

Lifestyle Reviews

The Student visits Edinburgh International Coffee Festival 2018

What do green apples, skittles and freshly buttered toast all have in common? They can all be used to describe coffee roasts! Whether you are actually able to taste these flavours in your coffee or think it’s a conspiracy-turned-marketing technique of the coffee industry, the range of different roasts presented by local coffee roasters and […]