Accra, the coastal capital of Ghana, is home to one of the largest second hand clothing markets in the world. 60 containers of clothes (roughly 20 million items) donated to charity or put in clothing bins by people living in Europe, the US and Australia arrive there every week. An estimated 40% of garments are […]
300 million pairs of trainers are thrown into landfill each year in the UK alone. To understand more about the issues people have with the shoes they use for running, hiking etc, The Green Runners have created a survey to gather data on your trainers.
Let’s make Second Hand September properly sustainable
Second Hand September is all about offering things we no longer need for donation or resale and buying second hand rather than new. Find out more about how Re-Action member, WhoSki.com is supporting the campaign.
The 10,000 repairs campaign is designed to keep kit in use in the wild where it belongs and save planetary resources to boot. But there is another reason to get involved. Gathering information about what you’re repairing will help us understand how we can make a bigger impact. Find out more…
10 000 repairs is a campaign by Re-Action to encourage people worldwide to repair their existing outdoor clothing and equipment. Repairing reduces our need to continually produce new items which has a detrimental effect on the environment. It also keeps existing items in use and out of landfill.