Accessories

  • The spotlight of scrutiny is turning on jewellery which for centuries has got away with being the face of cruelty and avarice. So if you're investing in a piece for yourself or a loved one, check its provenance. 

  • Putting up decorations is one of the joys of Christmas. But given that tinsel is made from PVC and so doesn't score highly on the eco points chart, how should we deck the halls? Kay Hill has some sustainable suggestions

  • Danish eco start-up Sprout has taken window sill food cultivation up a notch with their plant a pencil and watch it grow...basil, tomatoes, parsley, micro greens, whatever takes your fancy

  • Newgate clock

    Frustrated that you can't keep track of time? the answer is to get a clock on the wall in more rooms in your dwelling. And the good news is there are some stylish models to make time pass very pleasingly indeed.

Scented candle from the Little Karma Co

Sales of candles, particularly fragranced ones, continue to grow. And we're seeing more small artisan manufacturers bring delicious, quirky, new fragrances to the market while striving to make their products environmentally friendly

 

The spotlight of scrutiny is turning on jewellery which for centuries has got away with being the face of cruelty and avarice. So if you're investing in a piece for yourself or a loved one, check its provenance. 

Putting up decorations is one of the joys of Christmas. But given that tinsel is made from PVC and so doesn't score highly on the eco points chart, how should we deck the halls? Kay Hill has some sustainable suggestions

Steel figures from Origami Steel

Christmas in a pandemic isn't anyone's idea of fun. But if we can't get together with family and friends for large jolly gatherings at least we can cheer each other up with an appealing gift or two. Eco of course.

hand folded paper baubles Kate Colin Design

Lovely for Christmas but perfect for year-round use, these Kate Colin Design baubles are made from hand-folded paper

Collective Stories ethical homewares

Collective-Stories is a socially conscious brand that combines contemporary design with traditional techniques and craftsmanship

Growth pot by Studio Ayaskan

Artist Rowan McOnegal produces exquisite glass wallhangings, as well as stained glass for doors and windows

Don't throw your coffee grinds down the drain...make a lampshade out of them

Coffee grinds lampshades are just some great eco inventions from Spain

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