Edinburgh council votes to take high carbon ads off the streets

Big win in Edinburgh: Council approves High-Carbon Ad Ban

Two years after the policy was first proposed by Scottish Green Councillor Ben Parker, Edinburgh Council last night banned advertising for fossil fuel companies, airlines, airports, fossil-powered cars, all SUVs and cruise ships on council-owned advertising spaces, including billboards, bus stops and digital media. In addition, these companies will no longer be able to sponsor events or other partnerships in Scotland’s capital city. …Continue reading Big win in Edinburgh: Council approves High-Carbon Ad Ban

four people stand holding a banner reading "Adblock Bristol" they are smiling. Behind them is a large digital advertising screen.

Campaigners welcome Bristol Council’s ‘Local Plan’ – but what does it say?

Synopsis: Bristol City Council have added a new policy on advertisements to their Local Plan, which provides significant detail beyond national planning regulations. New criteria regarding when a new billboard could be said to harm the ‘amenity’ of an area should make it harder for advertisers to build large, new, intrusive screens in the city….Continue reading Campaigners welcome Bristol Council’s ‘Local Plan’ – but what does it say?

Two people face the camera holding a placard that reads "ban fossil ads". Behind them is a poster for Green Part Conference 2023.

Green Party Conference passes high carbon ad motion in move welcomed by Adfree Cities

Adfree Cities’ Charlotte and Nicola were thrilled to be at Green Party Conference 2023 in Brighton last weekend hobnobbing with councillors and politicians to spread the word about what they can do in their local areas to restrict advertising and bring in more ethical advertising policies. …Continue reading Green Party Conference passes high carbon ad motion in move welcomed by Adfree Cities