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Sustainable FashionSustainable Fashion
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
09·05·21
If you think cheap deals are great, there is something even better. It's called a clothing swap. A clothing swap brings people together to exchange their valuable but no longer-in-use clothes. These people could be total strangers or a group of friends. It is a fun way to declutter and […]
Sustainable LivingSustainable Living
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
08·01·21
Our purchasing decisions are responsible for the consumption problem that threatens the planet today. Something as simple as a new t-shirt alone takes so much from the Earth. To grow the cotton to sew a T-shirt, we require 2700 liters of water. Joining the buy nothing new challenge is a […]
Mind & BodyMind & Body
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
08·11·20
When was the last time you took a break from your highly stimulating life? In the fast-paced world of today, it’s very easy to assume that we’ve been enjoying the personal time when we really have not. We must be willing to hit “pause” on life for holistic well-being and […]
Renewable EnergyRenewable Energy
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
03·09·20
For the first time ever, renewable energy provided over 50% of the UK’s energy in June 2017. With the ever-increasing supply and improving technology of renewable energy (solar, wind, hydro and biomass), clean energy is fast becoming the new norm.
PovertyPoverty
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03·09·20
Homelessness is a significant issue in today's world. It is an issue that can affect anyone at any time. Unfortunately, prejudice abounds, and many people cannot imagine a world in which they themselves find themselves without a home. Choosing to become a homeless shelter volunteer is a compassionate extension of […]
Eco FriendlyEco Friendly
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07·08·20
Our laundry routines involve more waste and consumption than we may assume. Making the right choices when it comes to how you wash your clothes can help you to become more eco-friendly. And when you consider the waste that comes with laundry, a great step towards being a bit more […]
Equality & DiversityEquality & Diversity
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06·08·20
As consumers, we have a lot of power to create change. By making the right choices when it comes to what we buy, we can make our world a better, fairer, more ethical place. We can remove our support for damaging commerce systems when we choose to buy fairtrade. 
Work & SkillsWork & Skills
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06·08·20
Mentoring a young person can be a very rewarding experience and can make a world of difference to a young person. Mentoring comes in many forms and can be a one-off meeting or a long-standing engagement.
Charity & Civil SocietyCharity & Civil Society
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05·08·20
Community events can be a great way for neighbourhoods to get together, to get to know new residents, or support a local cause. Volunteering at community events can be a great way for young people to learn new skills, take responsibility and contribute to their community. There’s likely to be community […]
Eco FriendlyEco Friendly
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
26·07·20
Breaking our reliance on single-use plastic can be a challenge. But the small steps we take to move in the right direction really can make a big difference. Bring your own bag to help reduce plastic waste.
Food WasteFood Waste
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
30·05·20
One of the best things you can do to live in a greener and more eco-friendly way is to compost food waste instead of throwing it away. Composting is far easier than you may imagine. Even if you don't have a garden or any outside space at all, there are […]
Plastic PollutionPlastic Pollution
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
30·05·20
Single-use plastic cutlery is one more item to absolutely refuse while moving towards a zero-waste lifestyle. If you want to live more sustainably and ethically, then all single-use plastic has to go. We need to break our reliance on non-biodegradable fossil fuel products and transition to a low carbon society. […]
Plastic PollutionPlastic Pollution
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
30·05·20
Every item we buy, including the tiny ones, have more impact than we realise. Unfortunately, many of these small purchasing decisions could come with negative consequences. Chewing gum is one decision that could hurt people and the planet. Thankfully today you can choose plastic free chewing gum. 
Climate ChangeClimate Change
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01·05·20
Do you ever give much thought about what country your food has come from, or how far it has travelled to land on your plate? An avocado bought in the UK might come from Peru, meaning it has travelled 6321 miles to get to you. That sort of distance is […]
Plastic PollutionPlastic Pollution
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16·12·19
From newspapers to a multitude of social impact posts, it is almost impossible to avoid reports on plastic waste. What’s more, many of these reports relate to plastic waste that litters our beaches. Today, and thankfully, concerned citizens are grouping together to do their bit. From individuals or small groups […]
Plastic PollutionPlastic Pollution
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10·10·19
Plastic bottles offer us a simple and convenient solution that allows us to drink on the move and store many other types of liquids. However, over the decades, our reliance on plastic bottles has contributed to a global problem with plastic waste. Much of it down to growing demand, the […]
Food WasteFood Waste
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
05·07·19
How much food do you throw out each day? Several studies have concluded that the largest amount of food waste occurs in households. Data shows that in the U.K., households generate up to 7.1 million tonnes of wasted food per year. In the U.S., a single individual could generate up […]
Work & SkillsWork & Skills
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16·03·19
The ability to listen is crucial. When you’re receiving instructions or being presented with information at work, you need to hear the whole message. If you’re only taking in 25%, are you sure that’s the important part? Are you a good listener? Or are you hearing without listening? The answer […]
Work & SkillsWork & Skills
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16·01·19
We’ve already settled into new ways of working, collaborating remotely with virtual teams around the globe to deliver projects. Who knows where it will take us? Technology is allowing us to work in ways that would have been unthinkable five years ago. But social entrepreneurs there’s a flipside to this […]
Climate ChangeClimate Change
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10·07·18
We all have the ability to help mitigate climate change. One major way can be eating less meat and animal products - it’s estimated that livestock farming is responsible for 14.5% of global greenhouse emissions, that’s largest than the total emissions of all the world’s transport.