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Five people in your life that should watch Our Planet

18th June 2019

Five people in your life that should watch Our Planet

It’s safe to say that climate change is a topic on the world’s mind. Eight-part Netflix documentary Our Planet has opened our eyes to the devastating effect that our actions are having on the environment, and people are eager to make a change. According to the documentary’s narrator and the nation’s favourite naturalist, David Attenborough, […]

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30 eco-tips to take from our ancestors

7th June 2019

30 eco-tips to take from our ancestors

Previous generations were a lot more eco-friendly than we first thought!   Across the world students are walking out of lessons and taking to the streets, urging politicians to take vital action on climate change. Known as ‘Generation Z’, these school children are taking part in climate strikes to demand action in order to save […]

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How can you help to reduce climate change?

10th May 2019

How can you help to reduce climate change?

Inspired to make a change after watching Netflix documentary Our Planet? Making a difference starts at home… ‘For the first time in history, the stability of nature can no longer be taken for granted. All across our planet, crucial connections are being disrupted, and the stability that we, and all life relies upon, is being […]

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29th April 2019

Allergy Awareness Week – don’t just take our word for it!

It’s safe to say that the majority of people living in the UK have some sort of allergy. According to Allergy UK, an estimated 21 million people are living with allergic disease in the country, with aversions to everything from nuts and seeds to different chemicals and materials. However, allergies don’t seem to be taken […]

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Go eco-friendly this summer

4th April 2019

Go eco-friendly this summer

Summer is in full swing, and people are booking holidays left, right and centre. But instead of going abroad this year, why not make the most of the amazing destinations right here in the UK? As well as often being cheaper, it also means less travel time – which is always an added benefit when […]

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Plastic recycling solved: What the symbols mean

6th March 2019

Plastic recycling solved: What the symbols mean

More and more of us are recycling than ever before, but we can still do better – especially when it comes to plastic. According to the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, more than 30% of UK plastic will never be reused or recycled, which is why last year the organisation set up The New Plastics Economy Global […]

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The eco-friendly Christmas clean

30th November 2018

The eco-friendly Christmas clean

Hosting Christmas this year and worried you don’t have enough time to prepare? With the help of a couple of interior influencers, we’ve put together a guide on how to handle the preparations one room at a time, making the task much more manageable. Plus, we’ll show you how to keep it all eco-friendly. Interior […]

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Plastic horror stories – the shocking tales of a man-made monster

19th October 2018

Plastic horror stories – the shocking tales of a man-made monster

As of 2015, over 6.9 million tons of plastic waste had been generated. Only 9% of that was recycled and 12% incinerated, leaving 79% to accumulate in landfills or the environment. Plastic pollution is a monster that we, as a society, have created. The problem is now so severe that it requires all of us […]

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What’s the fuss about eco-friendly fashion?

10th September 2018

What’s the fuss about eco-friendly fashion?

In 2018, the world is more obsessed with fast fashion than ever. We’re buying more and throwing away more, and it’s having a detrimental impact on our environment. From over-farming cotton to chemical use in the manufacturing process, there are lots of ways that that new winter wardrobe is damaging not only your bank account […]

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How you can have your most eco-friendly festival season ever

24th July 2018

How you can have your most eco-friendly festival season ever

Over the last few years, lots of people have grown more conscious about their impact on the environment, and there’s been a rise in the popularity of eco-friendly festivals. However, most of our favourite music and comedy weekends are not so great for the earth. From plastic cups, plates and cutlery, to fast food in […]

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