• UPCYCLED CLOTHES - YAY OR NAY?

    UPCYCLED CLOTHES - YAY OR NAY?

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    Why is upcycled clothing on the rise? Is just a new trend? Reworking old clothes is not new at all, it has just been forgotten with the recent rise of fast fashion brands. From ancient Greeks to 19th century Royalty people had been using and reusing fabrics and garments as much as it was possible. 
  • HOW DO I GET RID OF OLD CLOTHES?

    HOW DO I GET RID OF OLD CLOTHES?

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    You donate your old clothes and they get recycled, right?Sorry to burst your bubble, but they don’t…and here is why.
  • IS CLOTHES RENTAL REALLY THE FUTURE?

    IS CLOTHES RENTAL REALLY THE FUTURE?

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    The rental system is where we only borrow what we want and don’t own anything, but is clothes rental really the future? As for us, it's a hard pass.
  • CHARITY BEGINS AT HOME

    CHARITY BEGINS AT HOME

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    Charity shops are the mainstay of clothes donations. It may have worked 30 years ago but that was before fast fashion. Does it still work?
  • THE SWEDISH RECYCLING REVOLUTION

    THE SWEDISH RECYCLING REVOLUTION

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    Sweden is far ahead of the UK when it comes to recycling. What can we learn from them?
  • THE MOST SUSTAINABLE SOCIETY?

    THE MOST SUSTAINABLE SOCIETY?

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    I grew up in the most sustainable society: in the late and post-USSR. There was not much good about the country that thankfully doesn’t exist anymore. But looking back, it is the most sustainable society I have ever lived in. Making custom clothes back then was not exactly a privilege or what we call now a “slow fashion”. It was a necessity. I have...
  • WE NEED TO DEAL WITH IT

    WE NEED TO DEAL WITH IT

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    How we deal with our waste will be the hot topic in the coming years as we approach 2030 and the UN Sustainability targets. The UK is behind many EU partners when it comes to recycling and reduction in landfill, which may (or may not) surprise you.
  • MAKING WASTE MANAGEMENT SEXY

    MAKING WASTE MANAGEMENT SEXY

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    The Scottish and UK Governments, along with the EU, are targeting a move towards zero waste circular economies. What does this mean? Since the Industrial Revolution we have run what is called a Linear Economy.
  • I’M AS GUILTY AS THE REST

    I’M AS GUILTY AS THE REST

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    I’ve been that guy standing in McDonald’s waiting for a Big Mac, chips and a coffee because it was there. I’ve been that guy with two young kids wandering around H&M trying to find trousers, tops and jumpers for them both and knowing I had less than £100 to spend.
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