Tag: Circular economy

In.gredients – Possibly the coolest grocery store ever

In.gredients – Possibly the coolest grocery store ever

Published on February 21, 2014 in Blog, Food, Retail and wholesale with 1 Comment

Here’s a great article about a “packaging-free grocery store” written by Beth Terry and originally posted here. We think you will find it so inspirational that you might want to start up your own in your local community. After learning about the devastating effects of plastic pollution on the environment and human health,  accountant Beth […]

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Making Makers Machinations

Making Makers Machinations

Published on February 11, 2014 in Blog, Building and housing, Manufacturing with 0 Comments

In this week’s guest blog James Baker (Hereford Make CIC) offers his insights into setting up ‘open to all’ workshop spaces and invites you to support the crowd funding of their exciting project.   Intro When faced with the aim of having workshops that are accessible for people to up skill-up, repair, make and have a […]

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Building Economies of Repair: Circular or Linear?

Building Economies of Repair: Circular or Linear?

Published on September 18, 2013 in Blog, Manufacturing, Mining and materials, Retail and wholesale with 0 Comments

We’re grateful for today’s guest post by Michelle Bastian from the Sustaining Time project, which addresses the most intriguing question ’What is the time of a sustainable economy?’The project is based around the idea that different kinds of economic systems seem to be associated with different kinds of time. For example, industrial capitalism with clock time, and late capitalism with a speeded up, 24/7 […]

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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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