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Why everyone should be talking about periods

Periods are something we should all be talking about, whether you menstruate or not. The average person with regular periods will use 11,000 tampons in their lifetime and for every 100 metres of shorelines there are 20 washed up tampons or applicators.


Author: ray hopkinson

8 ways you can tackle ocean plastic

Waves of plastic are ending up in our oceans every year, and 80% of this comes from land. Here are 8 easy ways you can help turn the tide on ocean plastic pollution today.


Author: Abigail Arden

Our impact

  • 52000 items of outgrown baby clothing redistributed to families via mothercare as part of the Gift A Bundle campaign
  • 5000000 coffee cups collected and recycled as part of the Square Mile Challenge
  • 75 Community Fridges in the UK network, each redistributing approx 1 tonne of surplus food per month

Tips for change

  • How to eat pumpkin

    Pumpkins are more than a Halloween decoration. They're a cheap, tasty, nutritious vegetable that grows abundantly in the UK and can be cooked a thousand ways. Here’s our quick guide to cooking with pumpkin. Read more

  • How to make a DIY costume that won't spook the planet

    With 7 million Halloween costumes ending up in the bin in 2016, it's time to get #SewSpooky. Here are our top 3 tips for dressing to kill without spooking the planet. Read more

  • Why choose organic cotton?

    Cotton is one of the world’s most popular fabrics. But how much do we really know about it? 92% of us underestimate how much water it takes to make cotton. Find out about organic cotton here. Read more

  • 8 tips for saving water in halls

    Saving water in your university halls or house can be a real drain. But there's a growing need for us to all try and use less water. To make it a bit easier as you start a new term, we've put together 8 simple tips which make water saving easy to dive into. Water you waiting for? Read more

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