COP26 and How We Can Tackle Climate Change

COP26 and How We Can Tackle Climate Change

WHAT IS COP26? The COP26 UN Climate Change Conference took place from the 31st October to 12th November 2021, and was held in Glasgow, UK.You might be wondering what COP26 is and why it’s...
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How to make Black Friday a little Greener

How to make Black Friday a little Greener

Where did Black Friday come from? Image source: Andrea Piacquadio Thanksgiving is held on the last Thursday of November and in the 1950s people would call in sick the next day to relax and...
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Bristol, Britain’s First Green Capital

Bristol, Britain’s First Green Capital

Bristol has it all - an abounding history, a pulsing music scene, and distinguished artists, but when it comes to being the best, the ‘Best place to live in Britain’ has added a new...
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MAKE SWOPZ IN-PERSON AT ONE OF OUR EVENTS

MAKE SWOPZ IN-PERSON AT ONE OF OUR EVENTS

New to Swopz Shop? Swopz Shop is a unique online swapping community making it easy and rewarding for anyone to swap out the old for the new! You can declutter or locate second-hand items...
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8 tips for going plastic-free this july

8 tips for going plastic-free this july

Plastic Free July is a global movement that aims to help millions of people become part of ‘the solution to plastic pollution’. As a brand we are passionate about reducing plastic waste, and if...
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Impacts of Household Waste & How to Avoid It

Impacts of Household Waste & How to Avoid It

Food waste The Best Before Project is a not-for-profit organisation focused on fighting food waste through informing consumers, retail chains and institutions. By redistributing unwanted food to various charities, this saves energy, resources and prevents...
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6 Ways To Get Kids Involved In Recycling

6 Ways To Get Kids Involved In Recycling

Reusing and Recycling are key ways in which we can reduce the amount of waste we produce and our impact on the environment. Many adults are altering their lifestyles to become more eco-conscious and...
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8 Cleaning Hacks to Make Your Life so Much Easier

8 Cleaning Hacks to Make Your Life so Much Easier

Are your cupboards bursting with cleaning products you only use once a year? This article will feature 9 zero-waste cleaning hacks that are good for the planet and use simple household basics instead of...
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Meeting Swopz

Meeting Swopz

Whether you’ve just stumbled across our site and you’re a bit unsure what we’re about, or if you just fancy getting to know us a bit better we’ve created this blog post to answer...
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8 Easy Upcycling Ideas You Can Do Without Leaving the House

8 Easy Upcycling Ideas You Can Do Without Leaving the House

Here at Swopz Shop Bristol, we are massive fans of upcycling, as a way of giving old stuff a new life, saving money, and keeping materials out of landfill for as long as possible!...
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3 ways to reduce your Carbon Footprint This Christmas

3 ways to reduce your Carbon Footprint This Christmas

As magical as Christmas is, each year £4bn is spent on unwanted gifts, which come wrapped in 125,000 tonnes of plastic packaging. If you are looking for a way to make the most wonderful...
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Why should I Avoid Fast-fashion?

Why should I Avoid Fast-fashion?

We live in a modern world, which means we pretty much have access to anything we want with a click of a button.  This endless amount of choice and convenience could not be easier,...
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5 ways to reduce your fashion footprint on a budget

5 ways to reduce your fashion footprint on a budget

Many of us are now waking up to the environmental and ethical issues in the fast fashion industry, but sustainable fashion alternatives can be VERY pricey. There are however plenty of ways you can...
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