Archive for June, 2013

The edge between protest & prototyping solutions

The edge between protest & prototyping solutions

Published on June 28, 2013 in Blog with 1 Comment

As you likely know, we at REconomy are focused on solutions, and so we’re very excited about this guest post from Kate Macdonald (News Co-ordinator with Timebanking UK) that discusses the world of protest and the moment when protest becomes an incubator and motivator to create new ways of acting rather than just protesting against the […]

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How do we organise to create a new local economy?

How do we organise to create a new local economy?

Published on June 19, 2013 in Blog with 22 Comments

One of the biggest challenges to human beings living sustainably on the planet is not so much about the technology or lack of resources- its more about how we can work together and organise ourselves to respond to the collective challenges we face. So many of the challenges of today require us to work things […]

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The People’s Design Lab – taking the un-recyclable out of your bin

The People’s Design Lab – taking the un-recyclable out of your bin

Guest post from Emma Hallett (Project Manager) at Design Lab about an exciting project: Recycling is one of the most widely adopted environmental actions in the UK – three-quarters of us see ourselves as “committed recyclers”.  However, even when you have done all you can to reduce, reuse and recycle items, there can be a frustrating amount […]

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Experimental currency in Sweden

Experimental currency in Sweden

Published on June 6, 2013 in Blog, Finance with 5 Comments

We’re very happy to have a guest blog post from Stephen Hinton (who is a member of Transition Sweden) about their experimental currency. It’s great to know that both Phil and Stephen attended some of the sessions at the REconomy Day  and Transition Network Conference including the complimentary currency session.     Does your local […]

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