Recycle Devon urges residents to make a pledge and ‘wear what you have’

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,...

Recycle Devon wants Devon residents to join the ‘Donation Generation’

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...

Devon based clothing brand, Tees that Care set out on a mission to be a brand with a difference.

New t-shirt brand, Tees that Care, announce themselves to the world with a mission to do things differently.

Clothing line, Tees that care, have just launched their online shop ( ), selling stylish and modern t-shirts and tote bags for men and women. Using bold colours and typography, the brand has created an eye-catching first collection that immediately draws...

Making a material difference to recycling

Five clothing banks will be installed in Plymouth at locations across the city as part of a push to reuse and recycle unwanted textiles.

JMP Wilcox will be installing the banks so that people can drop off old clothing shoes and even bedlinen and curtains so that they can get a second lease of life. However, items like duvets and pillows are not suitable in these recycling banks....

Volunteers wanted to help sort donations for fire victims

Around 1,000 bags of donations have been collected and are waiting to be sorted through and distributed to the families affected by the Clowance Street fire.

Since the fire, kind hearted members of the public have literally been flooding Devonport with donations to the families affected, some of whom have lost everything in the blaze.

Devonport based community groups along with...

Students can enjoy discounts galore on UNiDAYS

As a student, money is tight. Bargains are treated like gold. Your pocket money or loan is spent on Tesco value toilet paper or recycled lined paper from Wilkinsons. But what happens when you have the urge to buy something new and out of the price range? Miscellaneous items such as clothes and pencil cases that students want will be heartbreaking for them if they are fully priced.