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Green Football Weekend: A weekend of hypocrisy, controversy, and possibility

The weekend of February 2nd–5th saw the return of Green Football Weekend (GFW) for a second year running, an initiative that aims to engage supporters, players, clubs, and broadcasters in…

WH Smith launch a buy-back scheme for used books: how can we make reading more sustainable?

In an apparent effort to make reading more sustainable, WH Smith have launched a buy-back scheme for used books, measuring a book’s worth through various characteristics such as its condition,…

Cleaning up their act? How music festivals are becoming sustainable

According to a study conducted by the University of Brighton, festivals are predominantly attended by environmentally-conscious 18-24 year olds. Of the interviewed group, 72.9% believed they were already “doing their…

The University of Edinburgh’s climate action plan

In 2016 the University of Edinburgh set out its Climate Action Plan that outlined the university’s climate goals, including its aim to be carbon-zero by 2040. This plan represented an…

Touring after Taylor

Green touring is inevitable as more artists become aware of their footprints, but mistakes will always be made, and the simple action of offsetting carbon has damning critiques and failures…

What even is greenwashing, anyway?

Greenwashing, or marketing a product as more sustainable without actually taking significant efforts to make a more sustainable product, has become a hot-button issue recently, especially in the fashion world.…

Cleaning up on our carbon footprints

Anna Hodgkinson dives deep into our hidden emitting habits. According to the WWF carbon footprint calculator, my footprint is equivalent to 7.0 Tonnes of CO2, which is significantly below the…

Sustainability in F1: Legitimate or Greenwashing?

Formula 1 is not a sport that is typically associated with environmental sustainability. With its fast cars and twenty-two races taking place all around the world, this association for resource…