Useful GREEN LINKS

Alternative Transport

If you usually travel to Glasgow Film Theatre by car and would like to try public transport or cycling, have a look at the links below for further information. 

Scotland-wide public transport information
www.travelinescotland.com/welcome.do 

Glasgow City Council Transport factsheet
www.glasgow.gov.uk/en/AboutGlasgow/Factsheets/Glasgow/Transport.htm 

The national transport agency for Scotland
www.transportscotland.gov.uk/

Bus

First buses in Glasgow, including timetables and ticket prices
www.firstgroup.com/ukbus/glasgow/ 

CityLink coaches between cities in Scotland
www.citylink.co.uk/index.php

Train

Plan your train journey and find ticket prices from National Rail Enquiries
www.nationalrail.co.uk/

Cycling

Glasgow cycle routes and other crucial cycling info
www.cycle-route.com/routes/Glasgow-Routes-15.html

Local bicycle hire in the Kelvingrove area
www.gearbikes.com

Info: Glasgow’s cycling network extends to 231km and includes bus/cycle lanes, on-road lanes, off-road tracks, designated routes in parks and signal crossings at main roads.

In recent years, Glasgow City Council has installed over 630 cycle racks throughout the City (many of which are in the City Centre). The installation of further racks is planned.


Greening yourself 

Sustainable Glasgow Initiative (aims to make Glasgow one of Europe’s most sustainable cities within 10 years)
www.sustainableglasgow.org.uk/Pages/Home.aspx

All you need to know about recycling in Glasgow
www.glasgow.gov.uk/en/Residents/Environment/Refuse_Recycling/Recycling/ 

Free impartial advice on how to save energy in your home
www.energysavingtrust.org.uk

Work out your carbon footprint with this handy calculator!
www.carbonfootprint.com/calculator.aspx

An easy way to compare car, plane and public transport carbon emissions
www.transportdirect.info

Government guide to carbon offsetting
www.direct.gov.uk/en/environmentandgreenerliving/ThewiderenviroNment/DG_070060

Non-native species secretariat GB
secure.fera.defra.gov.uk/nonnativespecies/beplantwise/

Climate Crisis website including information on reducing your own environmental impact
www.climatecrisis.net/

 

Programme-related links 

Official website for the UK Green Film Festival
www.ukgreenfilmfestival.org/

No Impact Man – Colin Beavan’s blog about what each of us can do to end our environmental crisis
noimpactman.typepad.com/

Gasland – site about the impact of hydraulic fracking
www.gaslandthemovie.com/

Food, Inc – how much do we really know about the food we buy?
www.foodincmovie.com/about-the-film.php

Planeat – the health and environmental benefits of a plant-based diet
planeat.tv/the-film

TheDailyGreen.com’s list of the 10 Best Eco-Movies for Kids:
www.thedailygreen.com/living-green/blogs/celebrities/best-eco-movies-for-kids