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install solar panels

Keen to start playing a more active part in protecting our planet? We have a few easy tips to get you immersed in eco living

Houses need to be well insulated

Temperature wise, winter 2020/21 has on the whole been fairly mild - but next year's might see us plunged into a polar vortex. So if you've not checked up on how your building is insulated, now's a good time to do so

Japser Morrison cork stools for Vitra

Cork's long been associated with bottle stops and dull flooring. Not any more: it's the eco-friendly, design-friendly material designers can't get enough of for furniture, homewares and decorative accessories

Richlite is made from recycled paper

There's no need to sacrifice good looks and wonderful colour options when choosing environmentally-friendly worktops

ventilate for indoor health

Poor indoor air quality is in no small part down to humidity which leads to condensation, damp and mould. But you can do something about it without spending a fortune...

Black panel internal doors from JB Kind

Doors are easily overlooked and we tend meekly to accept what we inherit when we move into a property. But stylish interior doors can bring impact, cohesiveness and even a quiet grandeur to your home

use non plastic products in daily living

You're probably on the case, but if you've been too busy to get down to your eco living due diligence, here are some products to consider switching to help reduce the amount of single-use plastic you buy - and so cut your carbon footprint. And get 'em in the post..useful in these interminable covid days

Architectural designer Charlie Luxton

Architectural designer Charlie Luxton is a zealot for low energy housing. He wants us to ditch the draughts and turn down the thermostat so we live in comfort, save money and save the planet

Snug as a bug in a rug? Or are you plagued by draughts and chills up your spine? You need Deco’s guide to a warmer, more eco-friendly home

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