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Upgrading your phone feels good – but saving the planet feels better E-waste is the fastest growing stream of waste in most countries worldwide. But there are plenty of alternatives to letting old or disused m... Written in partnership with The Phone Co-op
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Rebel bank sells art to buy back Londoners’ debts A combination of art and socially motivated stunt, HSCB is selling printed ‘banknotes’ to raise cash to buy back local people’s debt... Economics Society UK
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Online fashion giant Asos to ban mohair, cashmere, silk and feathers from 2019 Shifting consumer expectations are reportedly behind the decision by Asos to ban certain animal-derived products from sale from next year... Economics Environment Lifestyle UK
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No bubble to burst: could crowdfunding hold the key to affordable housing? The UK housing crisis is not only about supply and demand; at the core of the problem is the way new properties are financed. A trailblazing... Written in partnership with Abundance
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A glass act: the plastic-free 'milk' delivery service We meet the 'mylk man', who delivers nut-based milks to people's doors – and whose business is strictly free from plastic bottles... Economics Environment
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Packaging with principles: the compostable plastic bag Surfer and inventor Kevin Kamala founded his social enterprise in response to the alarming amount of plastic rubbish washing up on Bali's sh... Economics Environment
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