Hilary Blake, Joy in Enough’s Development Officer, shares some insights on unravellings and new possibilities: In 2018 I knitted a cardigan for my son. It was warm and cosy with … Continue reading Reflections on unravelling and creative recycling
Hannah Rich, author of Theos’ latest report ‘A Torn Safety Net’, shares her thoughts on the report’s findings. This week, Collins Dictionary announced that its word of the year for 2022 would … Continue reading The cost of living and the torn safety net
Joy in Enough hosts a monthly online talk, and in November we heard from Angus Hanton of the Intergenerational Foundation, asking the provocative question: Have we robbed our children? Angus … Continue reading Talk: Have we robbed our children?
Could a carbon tax on the richest 1% be a tool for climate justice?
Catherine Masterman considers secondhand goods and what holds them back as a wider solution to consumer excess. Question: In what high street shop can you spend five minutes and £25 … Continue reading Why second-hand is still not first choice
As a small network, our job at Joy in Enough is not to run campaigns on everything we’d like to see change, but to direct supporters to other campaigns that … Continue reading Stop The Squeeze
Catherine Masterman on what we can learn from The Repair Shop. The Repair Shop, “the heartwarming antidote to throwaway culture” aired a special edition recently, showing that heritage crafts could … Continue reading The heavenly repair shop
Katie Taylor asks whether greater awareness can change our shopping habits. The damaging effects of the fashion industry on the environment are well-documented. The industry has been estimated to produce … Continue reading Fast fashion – a necessary evil?