Accessories

Jangeus Design dishcloths are attractive and they biodegrade

Designer dishcloth maker Jangneus has added new patterns and colours to its collection of hard-wearing cloths that can be slung on the compost heap when they're done

mixed box of misfit melts for £7

This family business is offering a box of its misfit melts at a discount

 Skär Organics

Skär Organics offers the first certified organic, UK-made candles, unfragranced and scented.

Eris silk, vegan-friendly and new to the UK

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

garden trading

Putting up decorations is one of the joys of Christmas. But given that tinsel is made from PVC and so doesn't score highly on the eco points chart, how should we deck the halls? Kay Hill has some sustainable suggestions

Rechargeable LED table lamps are becoming increasingly popular and Spanish brand LZF's Loop is a top of the range dimmable model for those who like to make investment buys

Making a Life is published on November 1 2019

Inspiration is at hand for anyone who has a hankering to ditch the corporate life and embrace working with their hands. Making a Life: Working by Hand and Discovering the Life You Are Meant to Live comes out next month

With the world drowning in plastic waste, it's good to see more businesses making products from recycled plastic