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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 products ending up in landfill, whilst feeding thousands of people! What are the harms of landfill?The UK has a total of …

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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 sustainable, but how do we encourage kids to do the same? Well, here are six ideas for getting kids involved in …

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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 questionable chemicals. There are lots of good reasons to switch to a zero-waste cleaning routine: by using simple, all-natural ingredients like …

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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! Now that a lot of us will be stuck at home for the foreseeable future, there has never been a better …

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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 time of the year a little easier on the planet, look no further. In this article, we break down our top …

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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, however, there is a rise in awareness of the detrimental impact this way of living has on our planet. Our last …

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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 dramatically reduce your fashion footprint without breaking the bank. In this article, we break down our top 5 favourite tips: Buying …

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