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Spring into Action

As restrictions are lifting, buds are blooming and parks are filling, now is the time to spring into action. Get inspired to make our local areas cleaner, greener and healthier.

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Author: Susha Sooral

Meet the up-and-coming designers who want to change the world

We launched Design by Nature as an award scheme to push creative, collaborative designs that solved environmental issues. Meet the winners for 2021.

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Author: Rosie Gordon Lennox

Our impact

  • 4 cities now #InTheLoop with recycling on-the-go infrastructure across the UK and Ireland, with 2.1 million materials diverted from landfill and collected for recycling.
  • 4000 second-hand phones donated to digitally excluded people through the Community Calling campaign.
  • 140 Community Fridges in the UK Network, each redistributing on average 2.4 tonnes of surplus food per month (equivalent to 5,800 meals!). 
  • 5000000 coffee cups collected and recycled as part of the Square Mile Challenge
  • 52000 items of outgrown baby clothing redistributed to families via mothercare as part of the Gift A Bundle campaign

Tips to live savvy

  • How to have a greener festival season

    Heading back to the fields for festi season? Check out these top tips for keeping it green from packing through to home time. Read more

  • 15 freezer friendly foods

    In a flummox over freezing? Don’t worry. We’ve done some research to help you make the most of your freezer. Here are 15 foods you can freeze. Read more

  • How to host a litter pick with a twist

    Fed up with seeing litter in your local area? Here's how to plan a fun litter pick that will get everyone involved (or envious). Read more

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