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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

PaperTale uses blockchain technology

PaperTale has launched a range of T shirts to showcase its blockchain technology that can empower consumers to drive an environmentally sound and ethical future

More of us are investing in wood burning stoves to keep our homesteads warm -  and make us feel less dependent on the big energy suppliers. But evidence is mounting that they are significant source of particulate pollutants that are damaging our air quality and our health, so should we stop buying them? Kay Hill investigates

Wooden Venetian blinds are timeless

Roman blinds may be becoming the nation's favourite window treatment, but there are other options too, depending on your needs and budget

We remain a nation wedded to our stuff even though we don't look at it let alone use it. And that means we're making our homes more uncomfortable than they need be.

Colour me beautiful... the well-known potter shares some tricks of the trade - and does a rough assessment of her own eco-footprint

Shaker kitchen, Mereway Kitchens Ltd

Whether you invest your life savings in a luxury one, or you do it on a shoestring, you can make sure your kitchen doesn't leave a giant-sized carbon footprint in its wake

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