Growing a Greener Glasgow

Resources

We hope the information we provide in factsheets, reports and films will enable you get on with making changes and improvements. All feedback welcome.

Energy case studies

This booklet includes a collection of five case studies which explain how South Seeds has helped residents save energy or sort out energy bills. We were able to deliver this work to save energy and save carbon through funding from the Scottish Government’s Climate Challenge fund.  

Improving Victorian tenement windows

This report tells the story of Raymond, Maria, Rashia and Sylvia who all received either double or secondary glazing through a one off South Seeds project. There are also top tips for improving your windows.

Finding out what residents think

South Seeds successfully applied to the Climate Challenge Fund for a development grant to conduct some consultation with local residents on waste and transport issues. We did street surveys, consultation workshops and monitored local social media groups. Our six page report explains how we consulted and what residents told us.  

Tenement special report: Managing food waste in Berlin

This investigation into food-waste disposal from multi-occupancy buildings in an ethnically diverse area of Berlin highlights some lessons that Glasgow could learn as it embarks on rolling out food waste collections in tenements.  

Tenement food waste – let’s get it sorted

This eight-page publication examines the issues and solutions around collecting and reducing food waste in tenement flats in Glasgow, including the sharing of collection facilities. This is our first step in highlighting the issue, and how we can all take positive steps to reduce waste and the size of our food bills.

A five-year review

Find out what we achieved in our first five years: who we engaged with, information about all ten projects we completed and case studies of our work.

South Seeds summarised in two pages

This summary of South Seeds activities contains useful pictures and infographics.

Southside connections

This report summarises our technical study. It outlines how district heating in Govanhill and Pollokshields East could tackle energy costs and deliver carbon savings.