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Community Calling: gift your old smartphone to help others during lockdown

There are 1.9 million homes in the UK without internet. Rehome your old phone today with our Community Calling campaign and you could provide a lifeline.

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Author: Emily Watson

Can students design our future?

Today Hubbub launches the second phase of Design By Nature, an exciting UK wide design competition encouraging university students and recent graduates to generate innovative ideas for a more sustainable future.

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Author: Susha Sooral

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
  • 100 Community Fridges in the UK network, each redistributing approx 4 tonnes of surplus food per month

Tips to live savvy

  • 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

  • How to swap, share, and get (or get rid of) stuff more sustainably

    Need something for a one-off? You probably don't need to buy it! Got things you rarely use? You don't need to throw them away! Save or even make yourself some cash with these sustainable tips. Read more

  • How to keep plants alive in winter

    Started gardening this year and not sure how your new plants will cope in the winter weather? You're not alone! Here are some tips to help keep them alive and happy in the colder months. Read more

Read the latest

  • Can students design our future?

    Today Hubbub launches the second phase of Design By Nature, an exciting UK wide design competition encouraging university students and recent graduates to generate innovative ideas for a more sustainable future. Read more

  • Can a closer connection with nature lead to more sustainable lifestyles?

    Urban green spaces are beneficial for our well-being, and help address impacts of climate change such as increased urban heat and flash flooding. But can they encourage people to follow a greener lifestyle? Read more

  • 10 things we would love to redesign

    If lockdown has taught us anything, it’s that lots of us really value nature. The Hubbub design team have been writing up a wish list of things they would love to redesign in 2021 so they can connect more with nature. Read more