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The ‘P’ word

Plastic has become a malevolent symbol of our wasteful society. It's also fundamental to almost every aspect of our lives. How do we shift our 'take, make, throw-away' plastic world towards 'recycle, recover, re-use'? Experts, including Dr Khaled Soufani, Director…

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A clownfish swims among the plastic polluting the ocean.

The Varsity: Is Churchill Gowns a breakthrough in sustainable gowning?

An interview with Oliver Adkins, Cambridge Judge alumnus (PGDE 2014) and co-founder of the Churchill Gowns venture. Churchill Gowns offers affordable graduation gowns made from recycled materials and was previously on the Cambridge Social Ventures programme. “Our gowns are manufactured…

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Churchill Gowns pitch successfully to Dragons’ Den

A startup supported by Cambridge Social Ventures secured a £60k investment after pitching to BBC Two’s Dragons’ Den. Photo ©Fay Summerfield: Churchill Gown's co-founders with BBC's Dragons' Den investor, Deborah Meaden. Churchill Gowns, a startup that offers affordable graduation gowns…

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