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Five ways to shop small and buy better

Five ways to shop small and buy better

Avoid over-shopping this winter, while helping local businesses and keeping an eye on your carbon footprint

The 10 best simple ways you can be more sustainable

The 10 best simple ways you can be more sustainable

Here are 10 effective ways to cut your carbon footprint and reduce your environmental impact at home.

COP26: Little green lies? How to spot greenwashing

COP26: Little green lies? How to spot greenwashing

Tips on how to check whether product labels, websites and adverts are telling the whole truth about their sustainability, or simply greenwashing.

COP26: Can climate talks save the planet?

COP26: Can climate talks save the planet?

The UN's Climate Change Conference, or COP26, starts today. FInd out more about the key decisions on the table, and how you can be more eco-friendly at home.

What will the government’s Net Zero Strategy mean for you?

What will the government’s Net Zero Strategy mean for you?

The government’s latest green strategy, published on 19 October, is a blueprint to end the UK’s contribution to man-made climate change by 2050. The Net Zero Strategy sets out policies...

£5,000 heat pump grants revealed in new boiler upgrade scheme

£5,000 heat pump grants revealed in new boiler upgrade scheme

The Heat and Buildings Strategy, released today by the department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), aims to change the way we heat our homes, to help meet the UK’s net zero carbon emissions target by 2050.

Are your pants bad for the planet?

Are your pants bad for the planet?

Pants, briefs, knickers, underwear: whatever you call them, we wear them every day and, sooner or later, they wear out. There’s not much of a second-hand market in undies (thankfully!)...

5 easy DIY jobs to improve your home’s energy efficiency

5 easy DIY jobs to improve your home’s energy efficiency

Keep your home warm and cut your energy bills as well as your carbon footprint with our top tips for improving your energy efficiency yourself

What is COP26 and what does it mean for you?

What is COP26 and what does it mean for you?

The 26th annual COP climate change summit is taking place in Glasgow this year. What does it mean for you at home?

One small step: Can you clean up your bathroom habits?

One small step: Can you clean up your bathroom habits?

There will be plenty of talk at COP26 – as there is at every climate change summit – about nationally determined contributions, science-based targets, and net zero commitments. In the...

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