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Going for gold not landfill - recycled e-waste Olympic medals step in right direction

Going for gold not landfill - recycled e-waste Olympic medals step in right direction

Team GB are flying at this years' Olympics, with the likes of Tom Daley, Lauren Williams and Charlotte Dujardin posing with gold, silver and bronze medals that they have won. But did you know that all 5,000 Olympic and Paralympic medals up for grabs this year are made using recycled materials?
by Declan Wiseman on August 04, 2021
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To Rent or Not to Rent clothes - This is the Environmental Dilemma

To Rent or Not to Rent clothes - This is the Environmental Dilemma

You can rent a car, you may live in a rented house and we even used to do this thing where we rented copies of films on DVDs and VHS tapes- but have you ever thought about renting clothes? Surely it makes sense for higher-end, more formal fashion items that you might only wear on special occasions.
by Declan Wiseman on July 21, 2021
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Fashion Transparency Index 2021: Why we still need to scrutinise fashion brands and retailers

Fashion Transparency Index 2021: Why we still need to scrutinise fashion brands and retailers

One of the key takeaways we took from the latest Fashion Transparency Index was that a lot of major brands still do not disclose as much information as they could. As shoppers we should have a right to know where our clothes come from, who makes them and know how environmentally friendly brands are.
by Declan Wiseman on July 13, 2021
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Ethical shoppers browse preloved clothes, yoga mats

How much waste does the UK generate and what are the solutions to fast fashion?

It's time to act and deal with our rubbish. We take a look at the key issues of waste in the UK, including e-waste and fast fashion and discuss solutions such as reusing, upcycling and reworking preloved clothes, books and other items.
by Declan Wiseman on June 18, 2021
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Explaining Vintage: What is it and what’s to love about it?

Explaining Vintage: What is it and what’s to love about it?

Vintage is one of those words: we hear it and see it and yet when asked, would be hard pushed...
by Helen Redfern on March 27, 2021
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RE: Ten Great 'Re-' Ways To Reduce Waste

RE: Ten Great 'Re-' Ways To Reduce Waste

I hate waste. I'll start there. Scraping food that my kids have refused to eat into the bin after a...
by Helen Redfern on March 19, 2021
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