social media icons, twitter icon 


The environmental impact of Black Friday

Black Friday marks the beginning of Christmas shopping, with discounts and deals available in almost every store, but what are the environmental consequences, and how can we be more mindful when shopping? 

The rise of disposable vaping and its effects on the environment

Disposable vapes have significantly increased in popularity over the past few years, but how much do we really know about their environmental impact, and what is inside them? 

Open letter on cost of living crisis

We've signed an open letter with 100 other organisations calling for a new Executive to be formed to tackle the Cost Of Living Crisis. Local households of all shapes and sizes are being pummelled by rising costs and urgently need support.

NI EV Consortium awarded funding for On-Street Residential Charge-point Scheme

On 23 August 2022, the Department for Infrastructure officially welcomed the offer of funding of £1,348,370 from the Office for Zero Emission Vehicles for electric vehicle charge-points in residential areas across Northern Ireland.

Welcoming two new directors

Sustainable NI is pleased to announce the appointment of two new directors to its Board.

2022 Assembly Election Manifesto

In May 2022 Sustainable Northern Ireland launched a manifesto for the Northern Ireland Assembly Elections.

Holiday carbon offsets, are they the real deal?

Summer is approaching, and this is the time of the year when most people plan short and long holiday breaks. Of course, caring about sustainability doesn’t mean giving up on holidays altogether, but we cannot ignore the very large elephant in the room: flying. There’s no point discussing sustainability without addressing that 80% of a holiday’s carbon footprint comes from flights, and 2% of all global CO2 emissions come from aviation. 

War or Climate?

During COP26, the widely used martial language prompted many commentators to ask, is it right to compare the climate crisis to a war? 

Recent facts are "Earthbreaking"

The recent geopolitical issues related to gas provision and new definitions in the EU taxonomy of gas and nuclear as sustainable sources of energy are a sign that we are still far from a greener and cleaner energy system.

Sustainable NI celebrates after receiving £99,815 in Dormant Accounts NI funding

Sustainable NI is celebrating after being awarded £99,815 in funding from The National Lottery Community Fund in conjunction with the Department of Finance.