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    An award-winning Closca helmet is certainly a piece of safety attire that will turn heads as well as protect them

  • Eco weddings deserve eco gifts Eco-friendly wedding presents for green-at-heart couples

    You've got weddings or civil partnerships coming up..assuming you're one of the 15 guests allowed to attend in person. The happy couples have eschewed a list at John Lewis, Harrods or Selfridges, saying airily that 'anything recyclable, bio-degradable or generally CO2-lite will be simply divine!' Rejoice, there's much that fits the bill.

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Accessories

Closca folding helmets for safer easier cycling

An award-winning Closca helmet is certainly a piece of safety attire that will turn heads as well as protect them

Ikea's Faltmal Qwillow is made from recycled polyester

Multifunctional everything please...and if you're a fan of transformers, you'll love this Faltmal cushion that turns into a ...sleeping garment or a full size quilt

A new rug can transform a room and Claire Gaudion's designs are perfect if you're after subtle earth colours in contemporary designs

Features

Eco weddings deserve eco gifts

You've got weddings or civil partnerships coming up..assuming you're one of the 15 guests allowed to attend in person. The happy couples have eschewed a list at John Lewis, Harrods or Selfridges, saying airily that 'anything recyclable, bio-degradable or generally CO2-lite will be simply divine!' Rejoice, there's much that fits the bill.

cob houses date back thousands of years

Need a garden office or a place for your teenagers to hang out? Build your own using the ancient cob technique..it's apparently not that hard to do!

Madeleine Boulesteix

Madeleine Boulesteix can take a box of unwanted glasses, teacups and jelly moulds and turn them into chandelier that will captivate and delight you for years to come. She talks to Abby Trow about her work