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Eco Labels: Signed, Sealed, Delivered? SustainAbility Report

“With today’s global supply chains and growing array of consumption-related sustainability issues, it is no wonder that eco-labels abound. These independently verified, on-pack labels promote… 168 more words

Sustainable Consumption

The glorious legacy of the Commonwealth Games

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The People’s Republic of Glasgow is truly blessed to have such a great leader. The glory of the Republic depends on possession of the fittest workers and the most efficient transportation, and we should be in awe of the fact that, thanks to the successful completion of the most recent Five Year Plan devised by Emperor Matheson (may he rule a thousand years!), we grow stronger every day. 276 more words


palm oil: careful not to throw the baby out with the bath-water

Via a certain online discussion forum; identities have as ever been anonymised, and any other editing has been of typos, spelling, etc. so that they don’t detract from the actual content. 3,167 more words

Beauty And Ethics

Sustrans and the Scottish Household Survey

I’m seriously irritated by the boundless, baseless optimism that emanates from the “if you’re happy and you know it, clap your hands” wing of the cycling world. 601 more words


Fastlink: council wages war on cyclists and pedestrians

I have been fairly upbeat about the future of cycling in the Glasgow area in the past couple of weeks. I have praised good elements of… 870 more words


Snelsmoor Lane

Sad news – a cycle rider was in a crash with a car on the Shardlow Road/Snelsmoor Lane roundabout on Sunday.

He had to go into intensive care. 437 more words


Bike counter embarrassment

I thought I’d write a quick post about Glasgow’s new public bike counter, which stands at the western end of the Bridge to Nowhere. It’s part of an… 314 more words