Ethical and green living

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We’re losing our green homes grant because of supply problems
We were told would be able to get £5,000 towards insulation and an air source heat pump

Miles Brignall

29, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Don’t add to e-waste mountain, campaign urges UK shoppers
Material Focus says tech superseded by purchases on Black Friday and beyond can be donated or recycled

Dan Milmo

26, Nov, 2021 @5:16 PM

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‘I’m happy to lose £10m by quitting Facebook,’ says Lush boss
Losing 10m followers on sites such as Instagram is a price worth paying for co-founder of ethical beauty empire

Zoe Wood

26, Nov, 2021 @5:05 PM

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Not just any old bag: as handbags have shrunk, the tote has taken over | Jess Cartner-Morley
Be it a supermarket, the latest Sally Rooney novel or a posh butcher’s, the tote bag is a declaration of values for an age when principles come with merch

Jess Cartner-Morley

26, Nov, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Battery power: five innovations for cleaner, greener electric vehicles
EVs are seen as key in transition to low-carbon economy, but as their human and environmental costs become clearer, can new tech help?

Oliver Balch

26, Nov, 2021 @9:00 AM

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The 2021 good gift guide: 130 Christmas gift ideas for anyone from kids to chronic grumps
From presents that give back to edible treats, Guardian Australia and a team of guest editors select the best shopping options across Australia this Christmas

Alyx Gorman, Michael Sun, Max Brearley , Shannon Wong-Nizic, Rhys Ripper, Michelle Wong, Alice Zaslavsky

24, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Plan for car chargers in all new homes in England ‘will make access exclusive’
Industry leaders say Boris Johnson’s plan risks leaving behind motorists from poorer areas

Jillian Ambrose and Fiona Harvey

24, Nov, 2021 @12:37 PM

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TV tonight: a deep dig into Tesla’s electric car revolution
Panorama asks how ethical Elon Musk’s rare-metal supply chain is. Plus: Jimmy Perez concludes his murder case on scary Shetland. Here’s what to watch tonight

Hollie Richardson, Phil Harrison, Graeme Virtue, Ali Catterall and Simon Wardell

24, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Reuse? Compost? Dump? Solving the eco-conundrum of nappies
Disposable diapers are one of the biggest factors in global plastic waste. Efforts to address the problem are popping up all over the world

Laura Paddison

20, Nov, 2021 @5:00 AM

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We Morris drivers are on board with renewables | Letter
Letter: Owning a classic car doesn’t make you a little Englander or a climate change denier, writes Ian Allen

Letters

19, Nov, 2021 @5:09 PM

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UK must boost recycling of materials for green industries, report says
Green Alliance says all critical raw material demands for low carbon technologies could be met from secondary materials by 2050

Sandra Laville

19, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Casey Harrell: the climate activist taking on Wall Street – and the muscle-wasting disease that’s killing him
The 43-year-old co-founder of BlackRock’s Big Problem knows he may not have long to live, thanks to the neurodegenerative disease ALS. But that won’t stop him holding the US’s biggest investors to account

Patrick Greenfield

17, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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