Ethical and green living

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Revealed: why hundreds of thousands of tonnes of recycling are going up in smoke
Investigation questions eco-friendly claims of incineration industry

Lucy Siegle

07, Mar, 2021 @7:15 AM

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Plastic-free bathroom treats you can easily recycle
Since we’re all pumping our way through it by the gallon, I was delighted to discover hand washes sold in fizzy drink-style cans

Sali Hughes

06, Mar, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Eco-homes become hot property in UK's zero-carbon ‘paradigm shift’
Smart, low-carbon homes were once the preserve of one-off grand designs – now there are up to 30,000 projects in the pipeline

Oliver Wainwright

06, Mar, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Polystyrene to be phased out next year under Australia's plastic waste plan
Conservation groups welcome aspects of the largely voluntary packaging and recycling targets but warn regulation will be necessary

Graham Readfearn

04, Mar, 2021 @9:12 AM

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Can fashion be sustainable? Yes, says Gabriela Hearst at Chloé
Designer’s Paris fashion week line-up includes secondhand handbags and upcycled streetwear

Jess Cartner-Morley

03, Mar, 2021 @4:59 PM

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Volvo says it will make only electric cars by 2030
Swedish carmaker also says it will sell its vehicles to consumers online only

Jasper Jolly

02, Mar, 2021 @7:48 AM

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Fossil fuel cars make 'hundreds of times' more waste than electric cars
Analysis by transport group says battery electric vehicles are superior to their petrol and diesel counterparts

Jasper Jolly

01, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Kerbside scheme to cut electronic waste could be launched in UK
Government consulting on scheme that would increase obligation on retailers to take back broken items

Sarah Butler

26, Feb, 2021 @7:01 AM

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Green homes grant will meet only tiny fraction of target in England
Scheme will issue vouchers to just 49,000 people by end of March at current rate, analysis finds

Sandra Laville

26, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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SUVs and extra traffic cancelling out electric car gains in Britain
Auditors say emissions down just 1% since 2011 and target of zero emissions by 2050 is a long way off

Rajeev Syal

26, Feb, 2021 @12:01 AM

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Cheap flowers have a high environmental cost | Letter
Letter: Celia Spears cautions against buying £3 roses from the supermarket as they are likely to be imported and have a bigger environmental impact than locally grown flowers


25, Feb, 2021 @5:37 PM

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Feed your moths and hide your trousers: the expert guide to making clothes last for ever
Orsola de Castro is a fashion designer who became a re-use revolutionary. Now she has written a book to help people care for their clothes – and the planet

Hannah Marriott

24, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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