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Leeds School Uniform Exchange

This continues to be one of our most popular projects.  We designed a people-powered citywide infrastructure where families can access great quality second hand school uniform for free at community groups, schools and online. Thousands of items are donated and distributed throughout the year, saving families money and reducing the carbon footprint of our city by reducing the demand for new.

Empty Homes Doctor

Empty Homes Doctor is one of our most successful and long standing projects. Set up in 2014, we provide tailored support to owners of empty houses to help bring them back into use as homes for families in Leeds. Thanks to support from Leeds City Council, our award-winning team has brought back into use over 900 long-term empty homes.

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Zero Waste Leeds

We set up Zero Waste Leeds in 2018, taking a movement building approach to help Leeds to move towards becoming a zero waste city.  We've built a highly engaged online community, delivered successful high-impact campaigns, and set up projects including Leeds School Uniform Exchange and Together for Sport.

Together for Sport

Launched in 2022, we have  been working with citywide partners to unlock the resource of second hand sport kit and equipment to ensure that children have everything they need to take part in sport and activities.


Leeds by Example

We were the local delivery partner on Hubbub's award-winning on-the-go recycling campaign, Leeds By Example.  Since 2018 we have run a series of engaging campaigns to encourage people in Leeds to recycle whilst they're out and about.

Leeds Fashion Futures

Working with stakeholders including The RSA and Leeds University's School of Design, we developed Leeds Fashion Futures, a campaign that looked back at Leeds' rich textile heritage, and imagined how we could lead the world again when it comes to sustainable clothing.  

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Glass Recycling

We worked with key stakeholders in the glass industry to design and deliver a behaviour change campaign, encouraging people in Leeds to recycle their glass.  The campaign told the circular economy story of how glass recycled in Leeds is made into new bottles and jars in Yorkshire, whilst making it easier for people to find their local glass bank.  We also worked with young people to design colourful new glass banks in three Leeds neighbourhoods.

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Leeds Community Homes 

We worked with key stakeholders to set up a community land trust in Leeds, raising £360,000, primarily from small-scale local investors, to invest in affordable homes.  Our community engagement work in Armley led to a successful planning application for affordable homes. 


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