Ethical and green living

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May design news: self-shaping furniture and the hemp revival
Learn to mend and upcycle, futuristic flatpack furniture and weather in a library

Alice Fisher

24, May, 2022 @2:45 PM

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Light pollution falling amid soaring energy prices, star survey finds
Reasons behind drop include people being more conscious of energy use during cost of living crisis, says CPRE

Helena Horton Environment reporter

17, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Brace for a shock: cost-of-living crisis drives up price of electric car charging
Recharging at home is 43% more expensive than a year ago – but EVs are still much cheaper to run than petrol and diesel cars

Shane Hickey

16, May, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Expandable shoes for children aim to cut landfill waste
Eco-shoe brand gets £250,000 grant from sustainability fund to perfect design – with soles the trickiest part

Zoe Wood

13, May, 2022 @12:53 PM

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Climate chaos certain if oil and gas mega-projects go ahead, warns IEA chief
Fatih Birol says ‘carbon bombs’, revealed in Guardian investigation, will not solve global energy crisis

Fiona Harvey, Matthew Taylor and Damian Carrington

12, May, 2022 @1:33 PM

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Ethical pitch: ‘You wouldn’t expect Jane Goodall to be fronting a campaign for underwear’
Renowned primatologist ‘had a laugh’ at the idea she’d be surrounded by models wearing Australian bamboo fabric brand Boody

Alyx Gorman

12, May, 2022 @6:02 AM

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What’s the best alternative to clingfilm? | Kitchen aide
Think upturned bowls, tea towels, bamboo and wood, say our cooks – and always, always reuse

Anna Berrill

10, May, 2022 @1:00 PM

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UK sales of secondhand electric cars more than double in a year
Number of transactions rose from 6,600 in the first three months of 2021 to 14,600 in the first quarter of 2022

Jasper Jolly

09, May, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Apartment dwellers face hurdles in the race to install EV chargers
The strata system in Australia often works against residents keen to use electric vehicles, install solar panels or switch from gas to electric

Royce Kurmelovs

07, May, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Government to consider impact of UK energy efficiency plan on poor households
Officials admit they did not conduct equality assessment before launch of heat and buildings strategy

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

03, May, 2022 @10:36 AM

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Glass dismissed: wine goes green with paper bottle drive
Eco bottle from sustainable brand When in Rome goes on sale through Ocado this week

Zoe Wood

02, May, 2022 @3:20 PM

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‘This really is the future’: HGV manufacturers race to decarbonise trucks
Lorry vehicle makers are backing a range of technologies from gas to battery electric to cut UK’s carbon footprint on the roads

Jasper Jolly

29, Apr, 2022 @4:47 PM

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