Sustainability

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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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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