More From That


Do you throw things away or recycle them when they could be upcycled or reused? It's just a question. These quests are designed to get you to think about whether you could get more use out everyday things before it is condemned to landfill or the recycling unit. Give them ago.

A square badge with a holey sock in the center with the words: More From That

Darn that hole in your holey socks.

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It's so easy.
2 minutes


How do you darn?

Good question. We love the old Mrs Sew and Sew leaflet from the 2nd world war shown on this blog site.

Should I turn the sock inside out before I start?

The consensus on the web seems to be yes.

Beware of


We have been told that darning socks is addictive. Remember it is not polite to ask people to take off their shoes so you can surreptitiously check their socks

How the points breakdown

  • Travel
  • Food
  • Pollution and waste
  • Energy
  • Animal rights
  • Human rights
  • Education and culture
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Water
  • Land and community
  • Finance
  • Building
  • Biodiversity

How to get more points and earn coins too...

Check in! You'll get points each time you check in this quest.

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Inspire us! Have you found a short video that can inspire people to complete this quest? Tell us about it and if it's a good one we'll add it to the toolkit and you'll get 10 coins.

Do it again?

You can do this quest as many times as you like. The more times you repeat this quest, the more badges and points you will get!


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Where can I get one of those ...

  • ... darning mushroom egg things?

    Previously owned

    Make your own

    • We've seen people darn a sock when it's on their foot so we're sure you could find something about the place to use.


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