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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.


Author: Susha Sooral

Down to Earth, the Hubbub podcast

Hubbub's new podcast series, passing the mic to activists, communities and volunteers making big changes in their local areas. Hear their stories and get inspired. Listen now!


Author: Susha Sooral

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

  • 5 upcycling ideas for clothes that are too worn to wear

    An estimated £140 million worth of clothing is sent to landfill every year in the UK. Here are 5 crafty and clever things to do with them instead. Read more

  • What on earth can we do to live more sustainably?

    Are you curious about living more sustainably but not sure where to start? You’re certainly not alone. We’ve put together some starting points of the top 10 actions you can take which are good for you, your wallet and the environment. Read more

  • Batch, please! 10 tips to help make meal prep easy

    Imagine a food delivery service that saves you money and reduces food waste. Even better, it’s ready to eat in the time it takes to pick a movie and put your comfy clothes on. Well this could be reality, if your fridge/freezer is loaded up with meal prep. Read more

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