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‘They deserve to choose what to wear’: the fashion portal for refugees

A project launched during lockdown links refugee women with preloved clothes – but this is no ordinary donation scheme It’s not your average online fashion outlet. Give Your BestThere is no stock; every item on its site is free. All customers are refugees and asylum seekers. Sol Escobar, who was trapped at home during the […]

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‘They deserve to choose what to wear’: the fashion portal for refugees

A project launched during lockdown links refugee women with preloved clothes – but this is no ordinary donation scheme It’s not your average online fashion outlet. Give Your BestIt does not have stock and every item it lists is completely free. All its customers are refugees or asylum seekers. Sol Escobar felt trapped at home […]

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‘No child should go to bed hungry’: this project helps families eat affordably

Tom Kerridge’s chef smarts combine with Marcus Rashford’s star power to tasty effect in Full Time Meals, which aims to make food go further for families Tom Kerridge was a hungry teenager before he became a chef. After he’d played back-to-back rugby games at the weekend, his mum, who held down two jobs to keep […]

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‘It’s time to turn Black Friday green’: the city giving away restored electronics

Bristol has a novel approach to tackling e-waste and consumerism – restore old electronics and give them away In an effort to reduce e-waste as well as consumerism, lamps and keyboards are among the items being given away in Bristol.  From today – and for the next ten days – the city’s Electric Avenue pop-up […]

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What went right this week: the Siberian tiger revival, plus more positive news

Positive News first published the post What went well this week: The Siberian tiger recovery, plus other positive news.

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Positive presents: 25 sustainable gifts to give this Christmas

Positive presents: 25 gifts that are sustainable to give this Christmas – Positive News These sustainable gifts, which range from wine that funds ocean conservation to hedgehog tunnels, are both beneficial for the planet and the recipients. These sustainable gifts, which range from wine that funds ocean conservation to hedgehog tunnels, are both beneficial for […]

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‘It undoes negative wiring’: Loyle Carner on his ADHD cookery school

Loyle Carner, a rapper, established a cookery school in partnership with Mikey Krzyzanowski of the Goma Collective social venture. Five years later, the two talk about food memories, how cooking can bring out the best in us and how we can all be part of a community. Loyle Carner is a rapper who loves mixing […]

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Scientists have found a way of turning popcorn into home insulation

Many insulation materials that are currently available are made from fossil fuels. But, a new popcorn-based version offers an alternative. Scientists have found a way to make popcorn a sustainable building material. In the current climate crisis, home insulation has been a hot topic. The main challenge in the race for net zero is keeping […]

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Be a conscious shopper this Black Friday with these ethical gifts

Be a acutely aware shopper this Black Friday with these moral presents – Optimistic Information Purchase the change you need to see on this planet with the assistance of those Black Friday moral presents, that includes objects which can be driving optimistic change for individuals and planet Purchase the change you need to see on […]

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Blooming hope: how floristry is helping refugee women flourish in the UK

London-based social venture uses floristry to help women who have been forced from their homes rebuild their lives. It’s working so well, the founders are looking to expand “I’ve never been green-fingered, so I didn’t think I’d have the skills,” says Mary* from Ghana, as she deftly begins to craft a bouquet. It soon forms […]

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