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.

How to set up a tool library

We have put together a guide for how to start a tool library. This explains clearly how to build up a stock of tools, how to lend them out safely and how to make it a success, like the Southside Tool Library.

Flexible Power Community

Knowing that the grid is changing, we looked at how flexible a cross section of Southsiders could be with electricity at home and analysed the results.

Tool Library – success in saving carbon and building community

Find out how we did it. Save carbon and support the community to make and mend things.

Saving energy in a tenement – top tips

How to live in a historic southside tenement and think about the future. Four actions you can take if you live in a tenement to bring down your energy bills and save carbon.

Borrow don’t buy – 5 tool library case studies

The Southside Tool Library asked borrowers about their experience of using tools from the library at home. This 8 page booklet contains 5 case studies of users.

What is a room thermostat?

Do you know the difference between a room thermostat and the temperature control on your boiler? Find out everything you need to know about room thermostats in our factsheet.    

The tenement waste puzzle

We have attempted to pull together all the information you need to know, if you are a southside resident disposing of waste from a tenement. Let us know if you can identify missing pieces.

South Seeds Travel Times

This newspaper was available in coffee shops across the southside during the summer of 2018. It is full of handy information for southside residents who don’t own a car. Read the case studies, find out where the car club vehicles are and enjoy the suggested days out.