Eco living

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Eco-friendly manicure ideas for a greener nail care routine

From fake plastic nails to toxic chemicals, our nail care routine can pose risks to our health and to the environment. We’ve put together some ideas to help you keep your nails looking and feeling great, without such a big impact on the environment.

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How to recycle like a pro

Whilst most of us know how to recycle common items like paper, food and drinks cans and glass, what about more unusual items? We have spoken to recycling experts, who take us through the recycling process for items like batteries, laptops, crisp packets and tin foil. So you can recycle like a pro!

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Second Hand September: Pre-loved shopping for more than just clothes

Second Hand September is a campaign by Oxfam that encourages people to buy second-hand clothing for a month or more. But what if you already buy all your clothes second-hand and you still want to participate? Go beyond clothes shopping with our Second Hand September ideas.

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What is a flexitarian diet and how can it help the planet?

If you’re not ready to take on a fully plant-based diet, simply reducing your consumption of animal products can be a great step in the right direction. So what is a flexitarian diet and how can it help the planet?

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Living with an electric vehicle – what’s it like?

The future of car travel might be electric, but few of us know what it’s really like to live with an EV. Helene and Lars from Ailuna have been living with their Renault Zoe for over a year now, so they give us the truth about day-to-day life with an EV.

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Sustainable fashion brands – what to look for

Knowing what to look for in a sustainable fashion brand can be a difficult and time-consuming process. Our sustainable fashion checklist will help you research and choose the most ethical brands for your next clothes haul.

What is an ecobrick – and how do you make one?

It’s really easy to learn how to make an ecobrick, but it’s really important to follow the guidelines on putting one together to make sure it is usable. Follow our step-by-step guide to ecobrick success!