Economics of waste

Georgia Elliott-Smith, an environmental engineer, tells the story of campaigning against pollution from waste incinerators. Georgia began a legal case for the UK government to recognise that air pollution is harmful and Black and other disadvantaged communities are disproportionately affected by poor quality air. She demanded a tax on incinerator pollution. The case proceeded to the High Court in the UK after Georgia raised £30,000 by crowdfunding.

Fashion and social justice

Professor Helen Storey describes her work with Syrian refugees in the Zaatari camp in Jordan, particularly women and girls, gain creative and economic power through making clothes, growing vegetables, creating businesses, dancing, and poetry.