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Leeds School Uniform Exchange

Leeds School Uniform Exchange

We are doing all we can to make it as easy as possible for people in Leeds to share...

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A collection of reusable items outside Hyde Park Picture House

The End of Term Big Clear Out – information for Leeds students

Lots of students will be leaving Leeds over the next few weeks - and naturally...

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Big Clear Out - Looking for Volunteers

Each June there is a massive movement of student tenants from the Hyde Park,...

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Leeds Sports Exchange - can you help?

Building upon the success of our Leeds School Uniform Exchange project, we have...

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How to donate your old smartphone to #CommunityCalling

If you've got a spare, working smartphone sat gathering dust in a kitchen drawer,...

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#GiveLeeds - support local community groups and charities

The aim of our #GiveLeeds campaign is to make it as easy as possible for you to...

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'Tis the season to wear your Christmas jumper - again!

We recently chatted with Lottie Hanson-Lowe, from Hubbub about clothing, fashion and,...

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Tech Angels - helping Leeds' businesses to donate surplus laptops

Do you run or work for a local business that purchases new laptops every three or...

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Leeds School Uniform Exchange

Leeds School Uniform Exchange

We are doing all we can to make it as easy as possible for people in Leeds to share...

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Leeds School Uniform Exchange

Join us to make school uniform reuse the norm in Leeds

We are doing all we can to make it as easy as possible for people in Leeds to share...

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Reusable nappies

Reusable nappies - how to apply for a trial pack - or for money off

Did you know that a baby can get through the equivalent of 12 wheelie bins of...

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Support your local Zero waste shop

We’re lucky to have so many zero waste shops in Leeds! To make it easy for you to...

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Setting up a school uniform exchange - Facebook or WhatsApp group

One of the simplest ways to start a uniform reuse scheme at your school is to use an...

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Engaging local people in the circular economy

How do you engage mainstream audiences in issues relating to what's often called the...

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New project to redistribute school uniforms in west Leeds

We recently spoke with Cllr Hannah Bithell, a Councillor for the Kirkstall ward in...

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Let's make second-hand uniform the first choice in Leeds

In June we launched Leeds School Uniform Exchange - which aims to make school uniform...

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Stuart Clarke from Leeds Digital Festival donating laptops to DAWY at Hyde Park Book Club

Got a spare laptop or tablet? Why not donate it?

We chatted to Jack Simpson from Hyde Park Book Club, about Digital Access West...

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Having a clear out?

Last year we spoke to Lesley Naylor from Clutter Therapy UK and Nicola Woodgate from...

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Photo of a bicycle in a repair shop by Alexander Dummer via Canva

How can I get my bike repaired in Leeds?

It's been great to see so many more more people out on bikes in Leeds over the last...

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Donating and buying secondhand stuff

With so many options to buy and donate secondhand stuff in Leeds, there's really very...

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Sewing, repair and upcycling

Around 4,000 tonnes of clothing end up in Leeds' black bins every year. With a little...

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How to make a face covering from stuff you have lying around the house

It's really easy to make face coverings out of stuff you have lying around your...

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Fight today for a better tomorrow Photo by Markus Spiske temporausch.com

How can we build back better, together?

Ten weeks after first entering lockdown, our thoughts at Zero Waste Leeds shifted...

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Zero Waste Crafts

Show us your Zero Waste Crafts! We'd love to see and share what you and your children...

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Recycle, reuse, repair and upcycle your clothes

Did you know that 4,000 tonnes of clothing and textiles end up in Leeds' black bins...

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Zero Waste Valentines

Zero Waste Valentines

Traditionally, February 14th has been a day to celebrate love. But Valentine's Day...

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Running event in Leeds

How can we reduce waste from running events?

One issue - that we're interested in exploring is how to manage the environmental...

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Sewing machine

Get to know your reuse and repair options in Leeds

When we're thinking about wasting less, we often end up focusing first on recycling....

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Refill containers

Stop your waste in its tracks

When we think about wasting less, we often think first of recycling. And whilst...

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