It’s funny how we go can through life under our own ‘illusion’ of things, ‘too much social media’s not good for you’, or that ‘Christmas is advertised too early’. My illusion’s been that I’ve always set big goals. In actual fact, they’ve been anything but.
The Buy Social campaign by SEUK – have you seen it? Ooooh, it’s a good’un. It’s encouraging people to buy more from social enterprises, shining a light on all the brilliance of our country’s tenacious social entrepreneurs.
When Dave Linton was told how most children in care have to transport all their possessions – their lives – in black bin bags, he wasn’t only shocked and appalled. He resolved to do something about it.
Sophie Lejeune is founder of Society Zero, a zero-waste shop and community action group based in Glasgow and operating in the Central Belt of Scotland. She discusses their work making zero waste products accessible to everyone.