As International Repair Day celebrates its third anniversary, Ulrike Ehgartner, Steffen Hirth and Dan Welch discuss the “Right to Repair” and endangered practices.
Category: Circular economy
Everyday thriftiness: Austerity and sustainability
With 12.4 million people living in absolute low income poverty in the UK in 2016/17, continued uncertainty from Brexit, and persistent issues with the new benefits system, Universal Credit, life remains bleak for many in the UK.
The SCI at the GRF: ‘Sustainable lifestyles, livelihoods, and the circular economy’
Wouter Spekkink reports on the third international conference of the Global Research Forum on Sustainable Production and Consumption.
Small steps for creating community resilience – The Make Do and Mend Expo
In June, Dr Helen Holmes held The Make Do and Mend Expo – an interactive event that brought together third-sector organisations to debate the future of community resilience.
Flooding, consumption and the normality of everyday life
The latest blog by SCI PhD student Patrick Gould weaves together reflections on climate change, disruption, time, consumption, normality and the circular economy, with current research and business and policy responses.