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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 important. Well, the COP26 is the 26th UN climate change conference event where many national leaders join together to create …

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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 level to its game: sustainability. Acknowledged by Europe In the last decade, Bristol has risen to be regarded among the greenest …

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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 for no cost and get rewarded for doing so. Members collect Points through successful swopz and then use these Points in …

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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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