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Hannah Oliver
HOW TO MAKE BLACK FRIDAY BETTER... FOR YOU AND THE PLANET

HOW TO MAKE BLACK FRIDAY BETTER... FOR YOU AND THE PLANET

Next Friday is the shopping event of the year, otherwise known as Black Friday. Whilst most companies take the opportunity to increase sales and get rid of as much unwanted stock as possible, for sustainable brands who encourage conscious consumption, it’s not so simple.

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Hannah Oliver
LANDFILL AND THE LURE OF THE NEW

LANDFILL AND THE LURE OF THE NEW

Over the last fifteen years, clothing production has nearly doubled. According to WRAP ‘the value of unused clothing in wardrobes has been estimated at around £30 billion. It is also estimated that £140 million worth of clothing goes into landfill each year.’ Put another way, every three out of five garments purchased will end up in landfill within a year. This is shocking, if you take a moment to think about how clothes are made (nearly all by hand), and what they are made from. It’s putting a huge strain on our natural resources. It wasn’t so long ago that we had...

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Hannah Oliver
THE BENEFITS OF SPENDING TIME OUTSIDE

THE BENEFITS OF SPENDING TIME OUTSIDE

To acknowledge Mental Health Awareness week, we caught up with our friend and Trainer in Mental Health Emma, to talk about how spending time in the outdoors and surrounded by nature can have significant benefits to wellbeing. 

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