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

A digital advertising screen showing an electronic cigarette advert.

Sheffield: do you want more digital advertising screens? Have your say.

Advertisers want to put a new double-sided digital advertising screen in Sheffield city centre (outside HMV on the High Street) replacing an existing unit which already causes an obstruction to pedestrians using this area. What’s the problem? Each screen would be capable of showing six adverts every minute, and would be brighter and more distracting…Continue reading Sheffield: do you want more digital advertising screens? Have your say.