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Volunteering: power and change in the local community

Lydia Allen is the Programme Delivery Coordinator at National Youth Agency and oversees the Our Bright Future Youth Forum. She is celebrating Volunteers’ Week 1-7 June 2019. Volunteers’ Week recognises everyone who gives their time and energy to good causes whether that’s joining in with the local litter pick team or supporting a national wildlife [...]

By |2019-06-06T12:42:47+01:00June 6th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Ten years on from the 2008 Climate Change Act

In 2008, the UK set ambitious targets for tackling climate change. To mark this anniversary two projects from The Environment Now have shared their thoughts and how their businesses are making a difference. Tackling climate change one wipe at a time! Twipes was founded in 2015 by biochemist Elle and entrepreneur Al to tackle the [...]

By |2019-01-04T16:47:13+00:00November 26th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

The endless possibilities of fashion technology

Chidubem Nwabufo, founder of Impact Fashion discusses how technology has shaped the negative social and environmental effects of the fashion industry, but how new tech innovations could help tackle these same issues. Impact Fashion received £10,000 funding from Our Bright Future project, The Environment Now. Technology has become a pivotal part of how we interact [...]

By |2019-01-04T16:56:19+00:00October 8th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

The Environment Now: young people using technology to save our planet

Lily Freeston shares the progress of The Environment Now as Heather Wildsmith and Lydia Allen deliver Thinkspriation events around the country this week. The Environment Now is an exciting programme that funds 17-24 year olds to bring their ideas around energy efficiency, waste reduction and recycling, to life. It’s funded by O2 and the Big [...]

By |2019-11-29T15:32:09+00:00March 17th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments
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