Category Archives: Community

  1. Made in Hackney

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    September 16, 2014 by Tess Riley

    I’ve just read that local food kitchen Made In Hackney has been nominated in the Best Educator category for the Urban Food Awards. …
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  2. Is the Ice Bucket Challenge a catalyst for long-term behaviour change?


    September 12, 2014 by Tess Riley

    We’ve done it in onesies, we’ve done it with desert sand, Matt Damon’s even done it with toilet water. But …
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  3. Postman Pat and the necessity of community


    April 4, 2014 by Tess Riley

    The thought has occasionally struck me that if I were to blink my eyes and take a step to the left, …
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  4. Goodness Grief Balls

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    March 20, 2014 by Tess Riley

    This week I’ve been practising my celebratory wiggle dance. Why? Because my Guardian article about environmentally-friendly death-related activities was published …
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  5. How does a global brand go local?

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    January 28, 2014 by Tess Riley

    In the January edition of Green Futures magazine, I ask just how local global brands can go. Ecover is an …
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  6. Cottoning on: how sharing best practice can help small-scale farmers

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    August 15, 2013 by Tess Riley

    You might be surprised to learn that more than 80% of all cotton is produced by small-scale farmers. A number …
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  7. Tech for good: building on- and offline communities


    June 23, 2013 by Tess Riley

    The theme of this year’s A Good Week – ‘Tech for Good’ – got me thinking. As an environmentalist who prioritises low-carbon living …
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