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How to be a smuggler in north Norfolk

The Coastal Exploration Company is run by Henry Chamberlain who brings in a collection of local foragers and chefs<p>Henry lazily swam next to me, his …

What I learnt at a women only, whittling woodland retreat

Settle in with a cuppa from a open fire, nothing tastes better<p>Set in the beautiful and atmospheric surroundings of Tintern in the Wye Valley, the two …

5 simple tips for living a life less throwaway

“The constant churn of products in our lives is overwhelming for us, terrible for our bank balances and environmentally disastrous”<p>The site is a tool …

Meet the women who produce our food

I run a micro dairy on the Somerleyton estate in North Suffolk. The whole point of setting up the dairy was to allow the cows to keep their calfs and …

This revolutionary tupperware is made from plants

These plates take plant-powered to a whole new level. Leaf Republic has developed a process to create compostable plates from leaves.<p>These bowls and …

Why becoming a B Corp is the next big thing

B Corp is a very visible, growing in recognition way of cementing what many great businesses do already, like Finisterre. It’s like achieving an …

8 expert tips for choosing natural wine

Don’t let a small haze put you off, these wines are not fined or filtered and sometimes they can look a bit cloudy but think of it as wholesome …

5 of the best Fairtrade coffees for Fairtrade Fortnight

It's Fairtrade Fortnight (26 February - 11 March) and we're celebrating all things Fairtrade throughout the next couple of weeks. We're kicking off …

How to give your wardrobe an ethical fashion makeover

The days of unthinking hauls of endless T-shirts for a fiver are hopefully on the wane. Our fast fashion diet isn’t sustainable and a huge upsurge in …

5 reasons why you should go SUP in Wales

Sian Sykes is one of Wales' best stand up paddleboard experts<p>Bask in the beauty of star filled sky<p>Wales also prides itself with being awarded two …

10 essential things to look for in ethical fashion brands

In a crowded marketplace and in our busy lives it can be difficult to remember what to look for in an ethical brand. But the next time you’re in the …

10 ethical gifts for Mother's Day under £​30

This Mother’s Day (11 March 2018), give a thoughtful present that not only treats mum but supports fair trade artisans, small scale designers or …

British wildlife to discover this spring

Ahh…spring. It's the busiest and most exciting time in nature’s calendar, when winter finally begins to ebb and wildlife begins to wake from its long …

Meet Asia's first single-use plastic free hotel

The akyra TAS Sukhumvit Bangkok has been created to not need any single use plastic<p>When it comes to bathroom amenities, each room at the akyra TAS …

How do we move away from fast fashion?

Fashion For Good's launch exhibition was designed to get people sharing and talking about what good fashion looks like<p>“It’s about raising the level …

11 eco-friendly essentials for you and your home

Take the zero waste approach to home decor. These gorgeous lights are made from pulped waste paper and come with soft shades of copper or gold …

7 plastic free teas for an eco-friendly cuppa

Time for tea? How many cups do you have a day?<p>Twinings, Tetley and Yorkshire Tea all contain plastic says BBC News.<p>PG Tips recently announced that …

5 reasons why modular homes are more eco-friendly

Self-sufficient modular homes can reduce a household’s energy consumption by up to 72%. Imagine what your energy bill would look like if it was …

Organic food industry rises by 6% in 2017

Independent shops have seen close to a 10% rise in sales of organic food in the last year<p>However even with this growth, organic only makes up 1.5% of …

This vodka reckons it has nothing to hide including under clothes

Absolut’s new campaign, ‘Nothing to Hide’ which shouts about its locally focused, CO2 neutral vodka distillery in Ahus, Sweden leaves little to the …

Ethical fashion brand Ninety Percent launches

As we've predicted 2018 will be THE year for ethical fashion. New sustainable fashion brand Ninety Percent thinks so as it launches today. The …

5 reasons why Romania should be your next hiking adventure

Romania is mostly known for being the domain of Dracula, in his Transylvanian castle. This mountainous region is also an area loved by Prince Charles …

13 awesome ethical gifts for Valentine's Day

Show anyone you care about them with this cute gift box of naked (no packaging) bath treats from LUSH. Rose, lavender and lime - there are five …

Could you win the Redress sustainable fashion award?

The Redress Design Award (formerly the EcoChic Design Award) is the world's largest search for sustainable fashion designers, is now open for entries …

Ecohotel Casa de las Olas review, Tulum, Mexico

Casa de las Olas is the only Platinum LEED-reviewed property in Mexico and sustainability is at the forefront of everything they do. It was built by …

11 eco escapes for a really romantic off grid Valentine's Day

One of our favourite glamping/farm stays is Fforest, a 200 acre farm that sits next to the Teifi marshes nature reserve, a stone’s throw from the …

Lucky Beach, Brighton restaurant review

At first glance the menu seems to offer a typical selection of breakfasts, burgers, wraps and fish and chips. A closer look, however, reveals that a …

10 vegan and vegetarian skincare wonders for winter skin

Unisex, vegan friendly line Aster & Bay make natural skincare that's good enough to eat. This dinky travel kit includes facial serum, cleansing oil, …

How this app can make you money and save the planet

It’s essentially a peer to peer rental service for the kind of stuff you use once a year. From decks to drones, camera lenses to climbing equipment, …

Adventure Travel

How is Tescos taking on food waste this February?

Across the chain's 2,654 stores, Tescos will now reduce food that would otherwise be dumped and donate whatever is left to a series of organisations …

Agriculture