Topic: Reuse and repair

A man and a girl are shopping in a supermarket. The man is leaning down to choose an item of food. The girl is sticking out her tongue in concentration and holding a list.

Insight note – Waste not, want not: rethinking waste to help low-income households access necessities

The UK is currently suffering the worst inflation crisis in a generation, threatening to widen existing inequalities and...
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Case study – The Toy Project: A circular economy toy story

Snapshot The Toy Project is an Islington-based charity that takes donations of pre-loved toys to be given to children who...
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Case study – Phoebe English: Pioneering a fully circular, closed-loop fashion studio

Snapshot Phoebe English, a London-based sustainable fashion studio, has seen first-hand the volume of textile waste generated...
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Podcast – The circular economy playbook, episode 16: Breaking the cycle of exclusivity with Philip Dobson

In this episode Ali and Antony interview guest Philip Dobson, founder of upCYCLE, a social enterprise set up during the pandemic...
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Podcast – The circular economy playbook, episode 15: Sustaining steel reuse with Roy Fishwick

In this episode Ali and Andrea speak to Roy Fishwick, managing director of Cleveland Steel & Tubes Ltd. Having worked...
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Case study – KAPDAA – The Offcut Company: Giving new life to textile waste

Snapshot KAPDAA – The Offcut Company turns brands’ off-cut fabrics into beautiful accessories. They saw how few solutions...
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Case study – Birdsong: Extending the lifetime of garments through a new repair service

Snapshot Birdsong is a sustainable fashion studio based in East London. They decided to take their environmental ethos one...
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Case study – THRIFT+ – Launching a new recycling Thrift+ bag

Snapshot Thrift+ is an online platform for second-hand shopping and resale. They saw first-hand how much textile waste is...
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Toolkit – London Repair Week 2023: Partner pack

This partner pack outlines how you can get involved in London Repair Week 2023. About London Repair Week We launched London’s...
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Case study – Noodoll: A re-homing service for circular toys

Snapshot Noodoll, an independent designer, manufacturer and distributor of toys, wanted to explore ways to give toys a second...
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