Author: Francesca Mackenzie


Getting married sustainably: 5 tips on how to plan an eco-friendly wedding on a budget

Last year, my husband and I got married over the beautiful summer solstice weekend. As nature lovers and environmentalists, we were conscious of how wasteful weddings can be and wanted to make our big day as sustainable as possible. Thankfully, we found lots of ways to minimise our impact, without making any compromises or breaking […]

Community Sustainability

Creating a greener community: an interview with GC Carbon Saving Project

While looking into environmental community initiatives across the UK a few months ago, I came across the GC Carbon Saving Project, led by Gate Church International. The inspiring project was awarded a grant from the Scottish Government’s Climate Challenge Fund to help people in the local community adopt low carbon lifestyles, while providing help to […]

Community Sustainability

Working in the great outdoors: meet Ed the ranger

It’s been said time and time again – ‘do what makes you happy’. For those fortunate enough to have the means to shape their lives, it makes sense to take this advice and run with it. We are increasingly expected to work more than ever before. In fact, most of us spend one-third of our […]

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