The story of a start-up charity: why there are five B’s in Hubbub

We started Hubbub four years ago, aiming to take a fresh approach to environmental campaigning by engaging a mainstream audience. We started with £25,000 and a set of clear principles, but gradually a growing number of companies expressed a desire to collaborate and together we have created a portfolio of activities which we couldn’t have dreamt of at the early outset.Read more

How to have a greener Easter

In the UK we buy more than 80 million boxed chocolate eggs each year at Easter, generating 4,370 tonnes of card waste and costing around £299 million. If you want to save money or produce less waste this year, here are top tips for a greener Easter.Read more

Who inspires you to live greener? Nominate to win

We are looking for your favourite UK-based bloggers, vloggers or movie makers to be part of a go-to shortlist for green lifestyle advice! Between Friday 30th March and Tuesday 10th April, tell us who inspires you to live greener, and why, using #mygreeninspiration.Read more

Is a deposit return scheme the way forward?

Subject to consultation, Michael Gove has announced the introduction of a deposit return scheme (DRS) to increase recycling rates and slash the amount of waste. Are they the way forward?Read more

We can’t leave the sharing economy to the tech giants

Facebook, AirBnb and Uber are a few of a growing number of businesses creating a sharing economy, but how does their approach compare to approaches that are grassroots, locally owned and meet the needs of local communities?Read more

Is the Government right to demonise plastic?

The launch of the government’s 25 year environment strategy, the emotional power of David Attenborough’s Blue Planet has turned the spotlight on plastic. Challenging the throwaway society is welcomed but we need to move away from ‘all plastics are bad’ to approaches that are truly more sustainable.Read more

Hubbub Enterprise – it started with an ashtray

Around 18 months ago Hubbub Enterprise was formed, in part to launch the world’s first voting ashtray, the Ballot Bin. Whilst we have taken on new projects the Ballot Bin remains a symbol of what is exciting about what we do at Hubbub.Read more

5 ways to create impact

How can a small team create a big impact? In three years Hubbub has been exploring different approaches to achieve this. We want to share what we have discovered and get thoughts on how we can improve.Read more

What is next for Hubbub?

Hubbub work best when set big stubborn challenges so what are the five questions we will be seeking to answer in the coming months?Read more