Stop digital billboards taking over Birmingham!

Birmingham City Centre is already full of digital advertising screens trying to get you to buy things you don’t want or need and causing unnecessary light pollution and energy use. In fact Ladywood contains the second highest number of outdoor ads in the whole country! But now advertising company Wildstone are targeting Birmingham suburbs too….Continue reading Stop digital billboards taking over Birmingham!

What are the links between outdoor advertising and obesity?

Over the last few months the Lords Select Committee on Food, Diet and Obesity have been meeting to consider the role of foods, such as ‘ultra-processed foods’, and foods high in fat, salt and sugar (HFSS), in driving the UK’s obesity epidemic. The committee sessions have heard from a range of experts on the definitions…Continue reading What are the links between outdoor advertising and obesity?

Image shows two adverts for Luton airport. One in a London tube station and another seen in a magazine.

Luton Airport’s ads want you to think it can “grow green” – join a mass greenwash complaint

“Green” isn’t what you might associate with an airport wanting to grow its operations from 18 million passengers to a massive 32 million passengers per year. But Luton Airport, which goes by the trading name Luton Rising, is spending big-time on adverts on facebook, billboard and print adverts to promote its “unique” “green” growth plans,…Continue reading Luton Airport’s ads want you to think it can “grow green” – join a mass greenwash complaint