Devon residents are being urged to breathe new life into their old clothes and ‘wear what you have’ to help reduce their carbon footprint and to pass on clothes they no longer want to keep them out of the bin.
By making at least one of a series of pledges, residents will be entered into a prize draw with a chance to win one of 10 Duronic Fabric De-Bobblers.
An estimated 10,000 items of clothing are thrown away in the UK every five minutes - and last year £2.7billion was spent on clothes that were worn just once.
Devon residents are being invited to join the Donation Generation by pledging to reuse and repair clothing as much as possible and reduce the estimated 10,000 items of clothing thrown away in the UK every five minutes.
Every pledge made will be entered in a prize draw on 2 March 2020, to win one of 10 Upcycling and Repair kits.
The kits consist of handy items to help repair and upcycle clothing easily such as fabric scissors, iron-on patches, repair tape, cottons, needles and buttons.
To enter, residents can pledge to undertake various waste saving actions, such as...
Come along to Amnesty International's second annual Clothes Swap in Exeter!
The name clothes swap is pretty self-explanatory: donate clothes and you can take any items you fancy in return! Donating in advance means that you are able to get a reduced entry ticket on the day, or if you're unable to donate, turn up anyway and pay £4 entry to take part in the clothes swap. There will be coffee, cakes, and a live DJ, so even if you're not into clothes, there's still something for you!
All proceeds go towards the charities running their stalls and any...
Seven of Hospiscare’s charity shops in Exeter, have joined forces with national careers app Debut and TV fashion expert Amber Butchart and will feature the ‘Dress to Impress for £10’ initiative from Monday 15th October.
The national initiative is being showcased at charity shops across the UK and will help improve job prospects for millions of individuals by providing access to interview outfits for only £10 and educate job seekers on correct interview attire.
The local Hospiscare stores participating in the initiative are based in Exeter, Cullompton, Tiverton, Crediton,...
Get ready for a fashion fiesta as Style in Exeter returns for a second year this September. Hosted by Exeter Business Improvement District, the event, which takes place in the heart of the city, is a celebration of Exeter’s diverse retail offering with many independent shops invited to take part alongside High Street favourites and department stores.
A wide range of retailers are already lined up to hit the catwalk which will take centre stage in Princesshay Square for Saturday 23 September.
Visitors to this free event will be treated to a day of professionally modelled and...
September 11th 13.30 – 15.30 - America Hall, Pinhoe, Exeter
Book a stall now at www.mum2mummarket.co.uk/book-a-stall.html
Need to declutter?
Why not have a clear out and sell all your outgrown baby and children’s toys, books, clothes and equipment like cots, pushchairs and mosses baskets at our award winning pop-up indoor market and keep 100% of the takings?
Don’t worry if you haven’t sold before, we will guide you through the process with our sellers’ tips to help you get the pricing and presentation right so you maximise your...