Local Shops & Organisations Doing Great Things
Bulk buying, zero waste food suppliers, beyond sustainable clothing and materials, raw food and cooking, plant-based food and product stores. This is the place to find where to buy locally.
Upcycled, recycled denim collection with an awesome story. There is love and happiness in everything we create—so much so that when we launched our compassionate lifestyle brand in 2011, we decided to call it Sonas (the Irish word for “happiness”). And just like our first original pair of vintage jeans, patchwork continues to inspire us—different fabrics from different points in time, with different colors and textures, coming together to make something new and amazing!
SHOES & ACCESSORIES
Juta Shoes are handcrafted espadrilles made in London from reclaimed leather, upcycled vegan materials and environmentally-friendly materials. We employ passionate, skilled local women to make our shoes and lead our shoe-making workshops. Join us to learn to handcraft your own shoes, or buy a DIY kit to create your own shoes at home.
We're a social enterprise! We exist to provide empowering employment and opportunities for women who face barriers to work.
HOME & LIVING
We’re the UK’s first environmentally sustainable photography studio, with earth-friendly operating principles and mindful manufacturing that have earned us Ecovate certification and nomination for Eco Micro Business of the year. We collaborate with many organisations that prioritise reducing their environmental impact by taking an active role in protecting and cleaning up the environment. Together, we’re conscious of our footprint in the world and want to leave a trail of sweet-smelling flowers behind us – not destruction! We also plant trees to offset any unavoidable footprint.
020 8350 5915
Loose yourself in second-hand books, vintage clothing, medals, bespoke lighting, furniture, records, army surplus and comics, over three floors in this converted warehouse.With over 30 stalls under one roof this is the place to visit to while away hours in the heart of the city.Nestled between newly developed buildings, find Jacobs and you find a delicious treat indeed as betwixt its doors lies treasures, trinkets and a collective of eccentric sellers to tickle your funny bones. Take a break at the off track coffee lounge on the basement floor, and don't forget to check out our events, movies, music, exhibitions and much more.
Our aim is to promote elegance and efficiency in sustainable small scale living. We specialise in creative and innovative design unique to small buildings. We use resources efficiently and our buildings are designed to produce the minimum of waste, which makes both ecological and economic sense.
We design our buildings to be built with high performance, sustainable materials, both inside and out. We select products and materials which are both manufactured sustainably and designed to contribute to the long term integrity of the buildings; these include efficient and durable exterior membranes, sheathing board, natural insulation and timber from sustainable sources.
ALL THINGS SAILS AND CANVAS
Hand Made Originals - A collection of lifestyle products in upcycled and marine canvas.
Every sail we use means less sailcloth ends its life in landfill and that is our other passion…reduce, reuse and recycle.
Sails and Canvas are proud to support Refill Devon…together we can reduce plastic pollution
Objects of Use is a modern-day hardware store, home to a unique selection of everyday household tools, conscientiously sourced from around the globe. Our collection brings together centuries of tradition, passed through the hands and minds of generations, whose processes and techniques have culminated in the production of beautiful tools made with practiced skill, using low-impact methods and materials.
The Real Flower Company is all about luxury bouquets created from exquisitely scented roses, English flowers, herbs and foliage grown on our own English and Fairtrade sustainable farms.
Since 1995 when founding director, Rosebie Morton first started growing scented garden roses in the walled garden at her family farm in Hampshire, the team at The Real Flower Company has stayed true to its mission to bring exquisitely scented natural roses, flowers, herbs and foliage back into the floristry and cut flower market.
020 7349 8638
Organic Blooms is an organic cut flower farm near Bristol. At Organic Blooms we grow and sell beautiful seasonal British cut flowers sustainably and without the use of artificial chemicals. We were proud to achieve Soil Association organic certification in February 2017. We are also a Social Enterprise.
We are one of the very first Soil Association certified organic flower growers in the UK – an achievement that we are incredibly proud of.
Cut flowers are an uplifting luxury that bring the beauty of nature into our homes and enhance our special days. We believe that we should consider the impact our luxuries have on the wider world. You can buy our flowers safe in the knowledge that they are truly in season, have been grown without chemicals and with every consideration for the wellbeing of the soil, wildlife and people who have grown them. What’s more, they come to you fresh from our field, arranged and packed just yards from the beds they were grown in.
+44 1454 300300
We are a small family run flower farm and florist. We specialise in growing seasonal cut flowers in a sustainable way that is kind to the planet.
Based just outside of Stratford upon Avon we grow our beautiful flowers in the Warwickshire countryside. Our patch is bursting with blooms that reflect the season.
+44 7780 992678
Tree2mydoor is the award winning tree gifts company based in Manchester, UK. We create unique and original gift packs that can be personalised by our customers and delivered nationwide to their friends and family.
Tree2mydoor is a family run business that was set up to provide people with original and meaningful natural gifts.
We supply a range of trees and plants that are individually boxed with a personalised greetings card and care guide. Our original tree gift packs have won prestigious awards over the years and our customers love what we do. Sending a tree as a gift is certainly very different because it offers both sender and recipient with a long lasting and memorable gift that is good for the environment. It is lovely to hear back from customers who sent trees as gifts from Tree2mydoor over 5 years ago to find how their trees have grown up.
All business is conducted through our ecommerce website and via telephone. We do not currently have a retail outlet.
0161 870 6590
Bulk Market® is a social enterprise on a mission to tackle food and packaging waste, supporting suppliers who are making a difference to people's lives and the environment. We apply bea Johnson's 5 Rs to our business model - refuse, reduce, reuse, recycle, rot (compost), so we can make the most of the resources available. We operate using the principles of the Circular Economy.
Our products: Whole grains, flours, oils & vinegars, pasta, nuts and seeds, herbs & spices, loose leaf teas, specialty coffees, dried fruits, breakfast cereals, dairy & eggs, bakery goods, fruit & vegetables, natural beauty ingredients, pet food, beer & wine, gin, kombucha, cleaning products, toiletries, reusables, chocolates, frozen goods.
BODY & HEALTHCARE
The First Vegan Beauty Salon in Manchester
Here at Buddha Beauty Beauty Salon in Manchester we aim to provide an ethereal haven - a retreat from the rainy city where fresh tea is brewed and our clients are our friends. We urge you to kick off your shoes and make yourself at home - to allow yourself to relax, be indulged in, and pampered.
Both your mental and physical health are at the principal core of our practice, and through holistic therapies such as Reiki, Aromatherapy, Massage and Acupuncture, we aim to help relieve the pressures that everyday life brings.
Do not fear, however, as we are also aware that sometimes what works best is simply a good old spruce up. Thus, we also offer beauty services such as manicures, pedicures, waxing and male grooming. Something for anyone and everyone - so make your way down to Beech Road and have a cuppa with us!
Cafe and Restaurant offering vegetarian, vegan and crudivore food, with options without sugar, gluten-free, and without GMO, and a complementary space, a store of products exclusively natural, local or national items.
This project is situated on the beautiful Costa Vicentina, one of the most preserved and natural areas of the Algarve.
We also organize Healthy and Tasty Cooking workshops!
The Green Dough shares her Vegan & Gluten free Cookie Dough for sweet nature lovers.
The Camden Market hosts our little stall for already numerous months where more and more people can enjoy the pleasure of a delicious Cookie dough entirely made out of respectful products for animals and tasty beyond dreams !
Wulf & Lamb offers fiercely kind comfort food at their eatery just off Sloane Square on Pavilion Road in Chelsea. Try the signature Chilli'Non' Carne or the best selling Wulf Burger and enjoy the calm mews location away from the busy high street. You can grab a quick salad or wrap on the go from the counter together with coffees and teas made with oat milk or home made almond milk. Sweet treats include cupcakes, chocolate bundt cakes and banana bread.
Plant based grab and go and eat in concept. No reservations are necessary. Eat in or order to have food delivered right to your door. Call ahead, order by calling 0203 948 5999.
Essential Vegan Cafe is a warm and welcoming eatery filled with locally produced art, lots of laughter and (most importantly) a gorgeous menu of irresistible comfort food.
Discover our juicy burgers, mouthwatering Brazilian cuisine, decadent desserts, and some of the finest coffee in the neighbourhood.
020 7739 3628
Just FaB Vegan Italian Food Bus is inspired by the street food scene in Sicily; keeping as many original features as possible and upcycling material to create a unique dining space within a London icon. Fabio Pironti dreamed of reinterpreting the philosophy of Sicilian food trucks to bring his mamma’s vegan cooking to the streets of London. The food bus began its life wandering the festival scene for one year before becoming fixed in the heart of Hackney
+44 7414 917637
At the Chocolate Factory 2,
An award winning vegan bar & restaurant, arts, music and events.
We specialise in World Food, drawing on the very best of authentic dishes from around the Globe, with a menu that changes daily! Some of our most popular dishes include Pizza, Pasta, Mediterranean Mezze, Buddha Bowl, & Masala Dosa – plus snacks and starters.
“Some of the best vegan food London has to offer” The Guardian
020 8829 8989
Our food is homemade and 100% vegan. We offer plant-based versions of sweet and savoury favourites such as sausage rolls, pies, cinnamon buns, cheesecake, milkshakes, hot drinks and juices & smoothies.
Plant-based manna cuisine. at the manna restaurant, became fully vegan a decade ago. always vegetarian, manna has been leading the way since 1967 and is now the most established restaurant of its kind in the UK, if not all of Europe.
Now, furthering even more an animal-product-free philosophy, a modern lifestyle without dairy products is resonating the same way that simple vegetarianism once did… and like the essential nature of manna cuisine, our manna is a 100% vegan restaurant.
+44 2077 228 028
All vegan cafe & restaurant offering healthy cooked and raw options. Treat yourself and your loved ones with some truly wholesome, scrumptious raw vegan food, that will leave you feeling your best! Forget "food hangovers" and kids running wild on sugars and additives! Love yourself and your loved ones.
Catering & delivery available.
+44 20 8968 8321
We create tasty and supercharging soups, salads and breakfasts, fresh juices, smoothies and cakes, gluten-free, dairy free and refined sugar-free (yes, it’s possible!), but mostly we champion fruits and veggies, local and sustainable artisans and farmers.
We base all our dishes on the love for plants, on the idea the a plant based diet is not just more sustainable for our planet, but incredibly tasty and filling.
We want to make all veggies sexy (not just salads)!
Lunchtime crush, candlelit tryst or unbridled group celebration, we can find the perfect spot for you in our hidden gem of a cafe.
Oh, and did we mention? We're 100% vegan.
Inspired by recipes we've collected from cultures enamoured with flavour and vitality, you're guaranteed to discover your new favourite dish.
We make a variety of gluten free, vegan, raw, baked and refined sugar free sweet treats, as well as our savoury menu in our cafe. It is our mission to have a shhht load of fun whilst spreading our knowledge and love of healthy and nutritional food with our customers.
100% Vegan Cafe, Freakshake Bar for Hire, Wedding, Celebration, Corporate Cakes and more!
Earth.Food.Love is an organic, wholefoods, zero-waste shop based in Totnes, South Devon. We want to live in a world where consuming doesnâ€™t have to cost the earth! Focusing on creating a better future, we decided to look back to the past, where eating real food with minimal packaging was normal practice. We believe returning to these simple ways will benefit not only our health, but the planets too.
01803 863 399
Bristols first Zero Waste Shop
Bring your own containers, jars or cloth bags to the shop; weigh them; fill them with as little, or as much of our loose products as you like; weigh them again and pay at the till. Every time you do this you will have played a part in reducing single use plastic consumption.
We also sell a variety of non-food items such as plastic free deodorants, water bottles, keep cups, bamboo cutlery and stainless steel straws.
Hetu is a Vegan Zero Waste Store. We offer whole foods and sustainable reusable items without unnecessary packaging. Helping people to live a more zero waste lifestyle. Benefiting your health and that of the planet. We say no to animal products, no to pesticides, no to exploitation, no to plastic and no to over consumption.
We can work together to turn consumerism on its head with a few small changes.
Our aim is to make sustainable, healthy food accessible, on the go. Our food and drinks are handmade. We source the absolute best produce, cold-press our juices on a daily basis and maintain the highest standards possible. We never pasteurise, water down or add sugar to our juices. We avoid the use of dairy, eggs, gluten, soy, chemical additives or preservatives of any kind. We avoid cartons and cans. We produce drinks and food that maximize real nutritional value. We support local, organic farmers how we can. We strive to make our products as affordable to you as is sustainably possible.
Also has JuiceBaby Notting Hill
We pride ourselves on our ever-changing menu of delicious vegan food. We offer a mix of classic dishes with a unique twist and original recipes created by our talented chefs. Not to mention our juice bar, organic teas and coffees, and dairy-free cake.
Our menu is packed full of flavour and goodness – just like the fresh, seasonal ingredients used to create it.
222 Vegan Cuisine is located West Kensington, and hosts casual Vegan foods. All dishes are prepared by Ben and is all and natural ingredients. Food is low fat, GMO Free and organic were possible.
Omni-coffee shop turned vegetarian in 2016 then vegan in 2017. Offers oat, almond and soya milks for coffee, hot flavored milk and hot chocolate. Serves croissants, sandwiches, cakes, soups, salads and snacks. Child and dog friendly seating area. Collects, fills and distributes hot water bottles for local rough sleepers.
20 7424 8838
Veggies Catering Campaign, also known as Veggies of Nottingham, is a vegan campaigning group based in Nottingham that has been running for over thirty years.
At Deliciously Ella we believe delicious food starts with plant-based ingredients. Deliciously Ella is all about celebrating what you can do with delicious, plant based ingredients. It’s not about diet or deprivation, there’s no one size fits all, and everything I do can be adapted to suit you. Vegan Deli, Shop, Catering & Recipes
We are Just F.a.B., Veg.Italian street Food & Beverages, LTD company, catering vegan food in London, 11am to 22pm, closed on Monday. We operate from a Red Double Decker Bus converted into a mobile catering unit with a take away window and an eat-in space on the upper deck.
+44 7414 917637
Vegan organic cafe on the canal in Hackney Wick, the site where makes cold-pressed organic juice for deliveries. Offers breakfast and lunch, including organic sprouted porridge, granola, smoothie bowls, smoothies, juices, salads, soups. Accessible by free bus from Westfield Shopping Centre at Stratford. Open Mon-Fri 9:00am-9:00pm, Sat-Sun 10:00am-9:00pm.
+44 7388 554060
Vegan and Gluten Free Cafe serving breakfasts, salads and soups to have with cakes, freshly prepared smoothies and juices, coffees and teas.
We create tasty and supercharging salads and breakfast, organic juices, smoothies and cakes, we are gluten-free, dairy free and refined sugar-free (yes, it’s possible!), but mostly we champion fruits & veggies, local and sustainably sourced.
Falafel King was the first falafel outlet to be introduced to Bristol. We have two locations, Bristol's City Centre & Cotham Hill which includes a beautiful downstairs cavern (The Khan).
Since it's establishment in the year 2000, Falafel King has brought this new middle eastern vegetarian delicacy to the forefront, using only authentic and fresh ingredients.
+44 117 329 4476
We are a vegan café whose goal is to provide delicious freshly made vegan food which can be enjoyed in our cafe or ‘on-the-go’. We are lovers of food, animals and the environment, so in addition to showcasing how versatile, wholesome, nutritious, and delicious vegan food is, our deeper aim is to reduce, and eventually eliminate, animal suffering. We believe that our beautiful planet is a shared space for all living beings to enjoy a happy and harmonious life and will thrive if we live together with love, respect for each other and compassion.
+44 20 7018 2133
Vegan food and non-alcoholic beverages. Formerly Peking Palace and in 2011 became an official branch of Loving Hut, an international chain of vegan food restaurants inspired by Supreme Master Ching Hai, an advocate for veg living. Each location is individually owned. Open Tue-Fri 12:00pm-3:00pm, Tue-Sun 6:00pm-11:00pm.
+44 207 281 8989
TOYS, CRAFTS & STATIONERY
Fairkind Child is an independent family owned childhood shop in Horsham, West Sussex. We specialise in providing families with locally & globally handmade baby & childrens items which are Fair to the hand crafters who produce them and Kind to the environment and the children & parents who enjoy their use.
The stock range includes Fairtrade, hand crafted, recycled & sustainably produced children’s toys, games, gifts, nursery/bedroom furnishings as well as personalised art & decorations by local artists and artisans.
We are a magical ethical children’s gift shop in the heart of Worthing’s Warwick Street, West Sussex.
We are a one of a kind, specialising in contemporary designs for children. Offering exclusive and rare products: designs that captivate, inspire, and work, we source the very best products from a range of suppliers. Many of our toys are wooden and because they are well designed, they enhance the home and become items that children and families will treasure.
The TOY Project recycles your unwanted new and used TOYS and gives them to children who need them, we provide basic support tools for children across the UK who have lost a family member or friend. You can buy toys from our London N19 shop, and recycled toy party bags are available to order. Supporters can select and buy toys on our Face Book page and send directly to the organisation in need.
+44 (0) 7590 256 530
An eclectic mix of the raRE, REmarkable, REcycled, REscued and REstored - furniture and objects for the home. We started with a vision for RE; to create a unique retail environment. There was no grand plan for the stock we sell, it just had to conform to our idea of functionality, beauty and desirability. The one-off, the mass produced, the new and the old and, if it's fair trade or recycled, that's even better.
T. 00 44 (0)1434 634567
At Yarn Yarn it is important that our creative endeavours have an ethical ideology. We want to connect our customers to the origins of the materials used in the creation of these ethical yarns and their traditional processes. Each yarn has been custom made for us depending on the availability of the raw materials used. These raw materials include recycled silk fibres and fabrics left over from sari manufacturing, organic khaki cotton, recycled banana fibres and organic peace silks.
Upcycled Creative offer a multitude of lighting and furniture creations to satisfy your need for beautiful, truly unique and striking décor whilst helping the environment. If something catches your eye from our gallery and provides you with some inspiration for a personal item that you would like to be upcycled, then just ask! We could turn that special champagne bottle or engine part into something of significance.
We also run various workshops for all upcyling enthusiast's who want to learn all about furniture painting from start to finish.
Born in 1998, Brighton & Hove Wood Recycling was the first scheme of its kind in the country. We collect waste timber for reuse and recycling, keeping it as far up the waste hierarchy as possible. When we began, hundreds of thousands of tonnes of wood was sent to landfill every year, which we thought was a terrible waste. Why not collect that unwanted wood so that it can be reused or made into useful things, creating opportunities for people to gain work experience and learn new skills at the same time.
The Edinburgh Remakery is a community repair hub and second-hand shop, set up by the Remade in Edinburgh social enterprise.Our vision is to create an alternative to a disposable society by making repair education accessible to all, to build a stronger, waste-free community and support vulnerable people within our city.
We run workshops and teach different repair techniques and skills around sewing and textiles, IT, phones and computers, and furniture and woodwork. We also refurbish and upcycle second-hand furniture items, textiles, and IT equipment, rescuing these from becoming waste and giving them a new lease of life. We then sell these quality and affordable refurbished items at the Edinburgh Remakery.
I am passionate about waste and the effect it has on our planet – so to me anything that can be reused and given a new life gives me not only great pleasure but pure satisfaction knowing I am helping to keep landfill to a minimum. The feeling I get knowing that the items I UpCycle all have a history – (mine or someone else’s) attached to it is thrilling. I just LOVE seeing a piece that came to The UpCycled Home Co as something no one wanted, going home with its new owner who adores it and will cherish it for years to come.
Discover our trendy high street White Rose shops packed full of exciting recycled fashion items at the lowest prices. From clothes items to accessories, jewellery and more - you are guaranteed to find a unique, brand label piece which is perfect for you and not only that, you will be supporting an important cause!
We are an experienced and easily accessible source of antique architectural salvage, artefacts and traditional reclaimed building materials. You are welcome to visit our showrooms which also contain a comprehensive selection of new and reproduction items. We are committed to the reclamation, conservation and re-use of architectural salvage. So if you wish to acquire a period focal piece, original building materials or a quality reproduction item then come and visit our showrooms or shop here on line where your item will be delivered by our trusted courier company
We are constantly updating our stock so if there is something you specifically require please call our office where someone will be able to help source the item or inform you of our recently acquired items.
We Take Your Furniture & Donate It Charity.
Over2Hills purpose is to make things easy! We prevent the disposal of redundant office furniture from becoming an environmental problem whilst increasing your organisational green credentials and social responsibility.
Any furniture item, basically anything not fixed to the floor we can recycle!
We have recycled some very random items from Skeletons to Laboratory Fume Cabinets which we upcycled into a Coffee Bar Counter for our re-use network.
We are an independent, not-for-profit, bike project based in Heeley, Sheffield.
You can visit us like a regular bike shop and workshop. As well as recycling your donated bikes we also carry out customer servicing and repairs and stock new and second-hand parts. You could definitely chat with us about anything to do with bikes, our small but knowledgeable team of staff are real aficionados and we all ride bikes as much as we can in our spare time.
All of our mechanics are fully-qualified to either Cytech level 2 or 3, so you can be sure that when you bring your bike into us for servicing or repair we will provide you with a professional service at a competitive price.
Three days a week, when you visit our workshop you’ll see that we work with young people who may be struggling in mainstream education, engaging them in bike mechanics to give them skills for the future.
We also deliver Dr. Bike sessions across the city, maintenance classes and our DIY Bike Kitchen where we’ll help you to fix your own bike with our tools.
The Old Cinema, London’s only antique, vintage, and retro department store, opened on Chiswick High Road in 1979. Once named among the ‘100 best shops’ in the world by Retail Week , this former Edwardian picture palace boasts 10,000 square feet of showrooms and is home to a collective of antiques dealers, decorators, designers, artisans and jewellers.
ReTuna Återbruksgalleria is the world's first recycling mall in Sweden, revolutionizing shopping in a climate-smart way. Everything sold is recycled or reused or has been organically or sustainably produced.
Visitors sort materials they are discarding reusable toys, furniture, clothes, decorative items, and electronic devices into containers and then drop then off in the mall’s “Returen”depot. Staff sort through what is usable and what is not. The items are then distributed to the recycling shops in the mall. The shop staff then choose what they want to repair, fix up, convert, refine and ultimately sell. In this way, the materials are given new life.
Warehouse 701, formerly Wye Valley Reclamation, has been trading architectural salvage in Herefordshire since 1954.
Set in a WW1 munitions factory, we are a place infused with heritage and bursting with nostalgia, just like the wonderful treasures which await inside. A playground of reclaimed building materials, interiors and garden features where you can find anything from a Tudor hand carved beam to a retro arcade game.
We are without a doubt a Salvage Yard with a difference. Our large showrooms are home to various settings providing inspiration wherever you look. Thousands of items are displayed throughout our site, outdoor living furniture, fountains and all things garden, a variety of Antiques, Vintage Collectibles and quirky One-Off pieces. Our skilled team carefully removes gems from Churches, Schools and lots of other beautiful Edwardian /Victorian buildings which are being demolished. Our stock is constantly changing so we are sure to have something for everyone.
By re-styling tired and outdated pieces of kitchens & furniture and applying twenty years of professional experience, they soon sparkle again !
When I don't have a paint brush in my hand I reach for a hammer as I am currently making and learning the beautiful craft of 'spoon jewellery'.
To see my furniture and jewellery range and to discuss any bespoke requirements visit Christarla's Attic @ ' The Wild Flower Cafe' open Wednesdays-Sundays
+44 7821 118914
Reviive is a community interest company. We offer an extensive range of quality, re-used home furnishings. Be it deco, modern, traditional or funky – we have the styles.
We’re a one stop drop off point for all your unwanted household items that can be re-used. Upcycling is our new service – bring something old and see it stylised and resold!
We also offer training and volunteering opportunites where you can gain practical experience, learn a range of new skills or gain a qualification.
We have locations in Oswestry & Telford
ReusefulUK has been set up by members of the scrapstore community to support the reuse of unwanted resources for the benefit of children and communities. Clean reusable scrap materials (which businesses find hard to recycle so would otherwise be landfilled) are made available for children to play with through a network of independent 'scrapstores' across the UK.
The RGF Restoration Team the south east's leading furniture up-cycling company. We started the company after seeing the quantity of useable items being taken to landfill and we now hope to change peoples outlook on our throw-away society. We offer a large selection of reconditioned and refurbished goods as well as all the useful things we find along the way.
For 14 years, Bristol Wood Recycling Project has thrived on otherwise unusable land and resources. Our self-financing model, in which waste wood is diverted from landfill for sale and reuse, was pioneered by the national Community Wood Recycling Project based in Brighton. With their guidance we have grown from a shoestring operation of two staff to currently employing nine people and regularly engaging around forty volunteers. Since 2004 our collections team have saved almost four and half thousand tons of wood from decaying in landfill, in turn providing Bristol's trade, domestic, creative and alternative communities a fantastic resource of affordable, salvaged timber.
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