Turn Up The Style Turn Down The Heat

There are so many easy ways to use less energy around the home without freezing to death or sitting in the dark. Switching off lights when you leave a room, turning the TV fully off rather than leaving it on standby overnight, not leaving laptops and mobiles charging 24/7, remembering to make your tea the first time the kettle boils rather than boiling it all over again 20 minutes later, or just simply putting a jumper on and turning the heating thermostat down a degree or two – all of these things are so easy to do and we’ve got a whole load of articles to remind you to do them…

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COMP: Win a made-to-measure eco blind worth up to £300

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We’re always on the lookout for the best ways to save money (and the planet) at home. Which is why we’ve teamed up with BlindsUK to offer this cool prize…

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COMP: Ditch the gym and WIN a pair of cool trainers

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We have a pair of women’s ASICS trainers to give away to one lucky reader…

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Solar roadways that power your house, melt icy paths and light your way home

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Yup, you read that right… solar freakin’ roadways…

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Books and boobs! New York book club makes reading sexy

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Like books and boobs? You’ll love this New York Book Club…

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This bracelet will charge your phone using your own body heat

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We’ve come a long way since the Sega Dreamcast – once the coolest bit of tech you could get your teenage hands on. But if you thought smartphones were the peak of it… think again…

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Why we’re big FANS of IKEA’s newest investment

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Just when we thought IKEA couldn’t get any (planet) cooler, they went and did something else…

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5 ways to get a bit more sexy (and save the planet while you’re at it)

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Psst… guess what… living green doesn’t have to mean growing dreadlocks and becoming a treehugger. There are other ways (sexier ways) you can give ol’ Mother Earth a helping hand…

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Battle of the Blondes: Eco Saint Kristen Bell vs. Eco Sinner Taylor Swift

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gThis week, it’s judgement day for Kristen Bell and Taylor Swift…

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Getting with the times: Big Ben in London to get a green makeover

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The world’s most famous clock is having a green makeover…

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How brushing up on your hammering skills and fooling around in the shower can save the planet

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Find out our latest tips on easing up your pressure on the planet…

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How cuddling kittens and washing your clothes in the dark can save the planet

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Check out all our tips to make your life easier, while easing up your footprint on the planet too…

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WINTER WOOLLIES: Add a pop of pink to your January blues

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We might be out of December but it’s still a wee bit nippy outside…

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WINTER WOOLLIES: Turn up the style in tartan

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We love this winter look, so we’ve found some vintage and eco alternatives so you can copy it…

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How to lose those pounds and pinch those pennies: Make 2014 the greatest (and greenest) year ever with our top five New Year’s resolutions

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We’re keeping it nice and easy this year with our top five New Year’s resolutions – a list of simple things you can do that will have a big impact on your life (and Mother Nature too)…

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Reasons to snog, marry and avoid Jennifer Garner, Rachel Zoe and Kevin Sorbo

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This week we’re snogging Ben Affleck’s missus, marrying a stylist to the stars and avoiding a silly man in speedos…

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WINTER WOOLLIES: Smarten up your vintage jumpers

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Vini U – our Lookbooker of the week – put together this lovely example of how to dress up your vintage winter jumpers with a crisp shirt…

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