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42 minutes | Oct 1, 2020
1000 Better Stories - Episode 02
Looking for inspiration from the outdoors, we chat with Alex Mackenzie of The Lost Woods and Emily Reid of Eco Drama, two projects based in Glasgow who are inspiring young people in their communities to think differently about urban spaces.
30 minutes | Sep 2, 2020
1000 Better Stories - Episode 01
We start our search for 1000 Better Stories, visiting Inverclyde in the West of Scotland. We chat to Laura Riley from Belville Community Garden and Karen Orr and Laurie Duffy from RIG Arts about delivering climate based projects during the pandemic.
18 minutes | May 23, 2019
02: Future Voices – Rethinking Waste – Repair Cafe Glasgow
It’s becoming more and more apparent that our ‘throwaway’ society, fueled by over-consumption of cheap goods, is totally unsustainable. Repair Cafés are a hands-on way to learn how this attitude fails both people and the planet and to take practical steps to do something about it. Repair Cafés are helping to change attitudes by presenting an innovative approach to waste reduction, social cohesion and the transference of craft skills, through the act of repairing, upgrading and maintaining a broad range of products. The story of Repair Cafe Glasgow with Lauren Crilly (Communications and Events Officer) and cafe users. More here: https://repaircafeglasgow.org
12 minutes | Apr 18, 2019
01: Future Voices – Rethinking Waste – Miixer
A short interview with Sue Guy and Simon Glover, directors of the social enterprise, Miixer, a legacy project from Sustaining Dunbar's 'Zero Waste Town' project. Miixer have stores in Dunbar and Musselburgh employing over ten people and fifteen volunteers. Through capture sheds at Council recycling centres, textile banks and clearances, they diverted over 400tonnes from landfill for local reuse in their first year. More here: www.miixer.org
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