What we do
Welcome to Global Cool! We love music, fashion, celebrities, travel, entertainment, drinking tea and being silly. Our favourite colour is green.
Living green doesn’t have to mean growing dreadlocks and becoming an eco-warrior. At Global Cool we reckon a greener life is still a fun one. We promote simple ways you can be greener without sacrificing the things you love.
All our articles highlight (at least) one way to start being greener…
/ Be a winner, not a binner (recycling and upcyling tips) /
/ Turn down the heat (using less energy at home) /
/ Green me up, Scotty (simple choices you can make to be greener) /
/ Travel light (ditching the car/plane) /
Why we do it
Consumer behaviour directly and indirectly accounts for 75% of carbon emissions. Those carbon emissions are causing potentially devastating climate change around the world. Put simply, we can’t continue to live like this. But we’re not asking you to ‘save the planet’ or rescue the polar bears, we’re here to show you simple ways everyone can do their bit in their own lives to help prevent climate change.
Who we are
Global Cool is run by the Global Cool Foundation, a not-for-profit that specialises in making green mainstream. We partner with brands and other organisations in a number of ways to help fund our work. Our current list of partners are displayed on the right hand side of the site where it says ‘In Partnership With’. If you would like to partner with us please do get in touch, we’d love to have a chat!
We strive for all our advice to be genuine and up to date so please let us know if you spot anything in our articles that contradicts our green credentials. We also run adverts to help fund what we do. Our ads are not always for green products or behaviours, however it is our policy to NEVER actively promote things that cause great damage to the environment – in particular (non-electric) cars and flying. If any ads of this nature have slipped through the net then feel free to slap our wrists!
Keep in touch
You can also keep up to date with what we’re up to on Facebook and Twitter, and we send out a weekly email newsletter too. Like us, follow us, sign up and generally just shower us with love and we’ll do our utmost to shower you back!
Rebecca Sellitti, Eco Tabloid Journalist
Rebecca was born and raised in the Washington D.C metropolitan area, and has a background in English, History, and public health. She fancies herself to be a pretty solid dancer; more pirouettes than popping and locking. And she also has an almost unhealthy obsession with cartoons.
Rebecca writes our weekly Eco Saints and Eco Sinners column to both praise and lambast celebrities for their attitude towards our planet, and contributes regularly on other topics. Read the latest celeb goss from Becks now…
Callan DeVilliers, Music Addict
Callan is a South African expat who fell in love with London and has decided to never leave. As a self-professed nerd she has just completed her postgrad degree and is currently working on building a career for herself in the music industry.
When it comes to music lovers, she’s the real deal! This Penny Lane has rare moments of silence, enjoying a soundtrack to her life at all times. Check out Callan’s regular feature Music Radar now for the latest scoop on gigs, new music and what you should be listening to…
Mike Huddart, Veteran Vegetarian
Mike has always had a love for cooking, so when the chance came to write recipes for a wider audience he had to take it. His interest grew when working for a charity supporting people in their homes, picking out exciting recipes from cook books, shopping together for the ingredients and then the best part, making a meal! When he’s not working or cooking, he like to dabble with home brewing and checking out new eats in the city on his longboard (when he’s not falling off).
Each month he’ll be bringing you a solid seasonal vegetarian recipe that will tantalise your taste buds, will be easy to make and (best of all) will give you a reason to break out that amazing ironic pinny someone bought you for your birthday! Check out all of Mike’s recipe’s here…
Hollie Wicks, Film Fanatic
Hollie is a journo graduate from Buckinghamshire, whilst she is trying to find her place in the world she currently works full time “behind the scenes” in the operations team at Waitrose. She is the biggest fan of the Die Hard movies, and has an embarassingly big crush on Bruce Willis.
If she’s not working then she’s at the cinema watching all the best movies, read her latest review here…
Jack Sullivan, Travel Buff
Jack is currently in his last year of studying English at Bournemouth University. A trip to Ghana last year inspired him to go and see more of the world, and he climbed aboard the Global Cool bandwagon to combine his interests in travelling and writing. When he’s not working or studying, he’s planning his next adventure.
We’d like to extend an enormous thank you to Exterion Media for all their help and support throughout the years. Exterion Media is a leading Out-of-Home advertising company, engaging and delivering valuable audiences for advertisers through a variety of formats and environments including transport, billboards, street furniture and retail. Thanks guys!