Bristol independent Illustrate speaks out on climate debate

Bristol independent Illustrate speaks out on climate debate

Posted on: 07 Oct 2019

In a recent blog post, Illustrate has expressed their support for Greta Thunberg. 

 

The post says that environmental activist “is an example to all leaders, of countries and of companies, in an age of bluster.”

Illustrate express their support for Greta Thunberg

As well as expressing support for Greta’s activism, the post argues that climate neutrality by 2050 is “simply far too generous a time period” for minimising the effects of climate change.

 

“Change must be swift as well as systematic-” the post reads, “the positives of personal lifestyle change are not to be diminished.”

 

Read the full post here.

 

What is Illustrate? 

 

Illustrate is a collective of artists and creatives working to produce sustainable art and products.

 

The company has two shops in Bristol, on Park Street and inside The Arcade. Each location showcases and sells the collective’s creations; including artwork, clothing and accessories.

Illustrate in Bristol
The collective operates with a distinctive style, creating artwork which aims to reflect the beauty of wildlife and nature through intricate illustrations. 
 

Abiding by a set of environmental commitments, the team creates products using recycled materials and sustainable, low-carbon production methods. 

 

While Illustrate’s greeting cards, note and sketchbook are made from 100% recycled material, 10% of each water bottle sale goes to Frank Water. The collective also plans to operate a plastic-free supply chain by 2020. 


To have a look inside their home at The Arcade, click here. 


Keep up to date with Illustrate, head to the website or follow them on social media. 


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Article by:

Kate Hutchison

Kate Hutchison, co-Editor 365Bristol.com & Editor 365Bath.com 

Kate is a recent Philosophy graduate and freelance writer with a passion for digital content, music and lifestyle journalism. Find Kate in a coffee shop, on Twitter or email kate@365bristol.com