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    How environmentally friendly is wallpaper? If 'not very' is the answer...which it is.. what products can be used to make our walls green and interesting company? Kay Hill investigates

  • Old tyres can be upcycled into planters

    Once you get your creative thinking cap on you'll be amazed at what you can upcycle

  • 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

National Trust Stourhead

For a day out in the gorgeous Wiltshire countryside, head to the National Trust's Stourhead gardens and country house for Planted Country, a free event this weekend that aims to reconnect us with the natural world

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How environmentally friendly is wallpaper? If 'not very' is the answer...which it is.. what products can be used to make our walls green and interesting company? Kay Hill investigates

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Organising outside space can seem daunting and one easy solution that's often overlooked is outdoor storage. So what are the options?

The Tartan Blanket Company has recycled wool blankets from £40

It's getting decidedly chilly, but don't turn up the heating - wrap up in a recycled wool blanket to keep warm 

Ecuador has announced the creation of a new marine reserve in Galapagos, expanding the current protected area by 60,000 km2. 

With covid 19 still far from over, and with strain on many household budgets, it's a great opportunity for us all to appreciate that less is more when it comes to gifts. So get out the brown paper and the biodegradable glitter, don't buy more food than Bruce Bogtrotter could eat, and remember to compost ALL your peelings

Increased natural disasters stem from climate change

Post the COP26 summit in Glasgow, research suggests the public wants urgent action from government to keep global warming under 1.5 degrees

..and not just for Christmas of course because poinsettias come in many other hues from cream to green to pink. But we tend to buy them as a yuletide tradition and rightly so because they are inject much needed colour at this time of year

Seashells for gift decoration

Don't spend a fortune on gift-wrap. Gift-wrapping expert Arona Khan says we can all learn to wrap beautifully using paper off-cuts and bits-n-bobs we have lying around

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