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  • Compost your kitchen peelings and food waste

    ..or at the very least save your food scraps and peelings for your local council to compost. So come on people, make 2021 your greenest year ever, which means getting a counter top bin for the kitchen -  and a garden composter too if you have the space.

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  • A light that creates interesting effects Fusion

    You don't have to be a lighting designer to achieve mood and ambience with your lamps. The Fusion cut-out cube is a sculptural piece that gives a gentle wash of light

  • The spotlight of scrutiny is turning on jewellery which for centuries has got away with being the face of cruelty and avarice. So if you're investing in a piece for yourself or a loved one, check its provenance. 

  • Danish eco start-up Sprout has taken window sill food cultivation up a notch with their plant a pencil and watch it grow...basil, tomatoes, parsley, micro greens, whatever takes your fancy

  • Newgate clock

    Frustrated that you can't keep track of time? the answer is to get a clock on the wall in more rooms in your dwelling. And the good news is there are some stylish models to make time pass very pleasingly indeed.

Wooden duck handle and PET fabric umbrella from Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

We're being deluged, so carry a brolly in your bag. Such as the Original Duckhead umbrella, made from recycled PET fabric... for eco precipitation protection

use non plastic products in daily living

You're probably on the case, but if you've been too busy to get down to your eco living due diligence, here are some products to consider switching to help reduce the amount of single-use plastic you buy - and so cut your carbon footprint. And get 'em in the post..useful in these interminable covid days

Nat Maks' suminagashi floating ink prints, made in Margate

For abstract art in lovely colours, Nat Maks' prints are unique as she uses the centuries old craft of Suminagashi

EGLOO terracotta heater

If you get chilly while working late at your desk, or you need a bit of heat during an al fresco supper, the Egloo could be just the thing to give you that soupçon of additional heat to keep you going

abby trow with Lupe Pure cordless

It's very expensive, it's got unusual looks and it doesn't take up much space. So is it any good and is it worth the money? 

Cruelty free silk - Eri silk

For those who love silk but don't want silkworms to die in the manufacturing process, Eris is a brand of eri, or peace silk, that's new to the UK. It offers a fabulous range of designs and plain colours for interior furnishings and accessories

Bloomsbury Revisited lampshades

The penchant for bare bulbs, albeit fancy LED ones, has meant the good ol' lampshade hasn't had much of a look-in lately. So it's good to find two new makers who're getting us enthused about lamp bases and shades once again

Compost your kitchen peelings and food waste

..or at the very least save your food scraps and peelings for your local council to compost. So come on people, make 2021 your greenest year ever, which means getting a counter top bin for the kitchen -  and a garden composter too if you have the space.

*click on images in article to open in larger window with caption info

A light that creates interesting effects Fusion

You don't have to be a lighting designer to achieve mood and ambience with your lamps. The Fusion cut-out cube is a sculptural piece that gives a gentle wash of light

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