Remade at Earth Matters: Buried Treasure conference

“Telling the stories of where things come from and where they go to, not to take a softly softly approach, but as a project to create a new green economy, and face the reality of climate change” (Sophie Unwin, March 2019).

Remade founder Sophie Unwin presented and interviewed as part of the Earth Matters: Buried Treasure conference in Belfast, in March 2019. Earth Matters was a unique conference hosted by the Repair Cafe Belfast, looking at how communities can creatively tackle global issues of waste and economic sustainability.

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The Repair Revolution goes global – and comes to Glasgow

Launch of Remade Network at LUSH Buchanan Street, in partnership with Glasgow Repair Cafe.

A new social enterprise has been launched in Glasgow to help communities around the world develop local economies in repair education. The Remade Network, launched by social entrepreneur Sophie Unwin – founder of the Edinburgh Remakery and Brixton Remakery – will support people in different countries to set up a network of social enterprises that help people fix everyday goods including furniture, computers, and textiles.

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Workshop in Nairn

Great to deliver a workshop to the good folk from Nairn’s Green Hive today. Thanks to Alastair, Simon, Kirsty, Ruth and Eve for coming along.

They are scoping out social enterprise models for their community and we talked about the steps to setting up a successful community repair social enterprise including partnerships, business development, evaluation, recruitment and funding.

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