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Scotland's plastic cotton bud ban

Scotland’s cotton bud ban is a major turning point in the fight against single-use plastic

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Lauren Geall
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    Beauty

    Beauty product recycling: everything you need to know about recycling make-up, skincare and haircare

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    Single-use plastic toiletry bottles have just been banned from a major hotel chain

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These 9 books will help you to combat your eco-anxiety

Arm yourself with facts and figures in the fight against climate change.

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Sarah Shaffi
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Teen girls around the world explain why they are demanding action on climate change

As Edinburgh students are given a day off school to take part in climate change strikes, 7 girls explain why they strike.

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Joanna Lumley talks sustainability, single-use plastic and her best eco-friendly fashion tips

"We’re all part of the same chain, we’ve all got to look around and think, this could be done better."

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Plastic is literally falling from the sky in the Arctic

As if you needed another reason to stop buying single-use products.

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Lauren Geall
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The best biodegradable facial wipes for removing make-up

Instant cleansing without harming the environment.

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Life

How the 5p plastic bag charge is making a real impact in our fight against climate change

Taking your favourite tote bag to the supermarket is well worth it.

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Hollie Richardson
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Life

13 stylish, reusable water bottles to cut back on plastic waste

They do good AND they look good

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Megan Murray
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Life

6 of the best eco-friendly sanitary brands you need to know about

27,938 used tampons and applicators are found on the world’s beaches every single day. Let’s change that.

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Easy ways to go plastic free, a beginners guide
Beauty

How to reduce plastic usage if you don’t know where to begin

If you’re overwhelmed, don’t worry. This will make things easier

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Lucy Partington
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People

Meet the woman inspiring others to live a waste-free life

Ingrid Caldironi quit her job in the oil industry to found a zero-waste supermarket

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Hannah Keegan
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Life

Boots just did a high-street first to help tackle the climate change crisis

It will remove over 900 tonnes of plastic waste from their operations.

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Hollie Richardson
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Eco-friendly beauty products that make holiday packing a breeze

Make your suitcase more sustainable this summer

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Beauty

It’s plastic-free beauty day – here’s 4 easy ways to reduce the plastic in your bathroom

We can all make a difference

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Shannon Peter
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Life

5 practical things you can do to fight climate change without totally overhauling your life

Here’s how you can help

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Life

5 simple ways to get involved in World Oceans Day

Calling all Blue Planet fans

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Christobel Hastings
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Having a zero-waste holiday is easier than you think

Here's how to make sure your next trip is eco-friendly, sustainable and gentle on the environment.

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Kathryn Kellogg
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Beauty

This major high street retailer is banning all wet wipes from UK stores

The ban includes plastic bags and microplastics.

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Hanna Ibraheem
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Life

This is how many of us have changed our buying habits because of the environment

It's good news, people

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Megan Murray
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Georgia Drew
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The world’s first zero-waste beauty brand has just arrived in the UK

It's ticking all our eco-friendly boxes

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Long Reads

Earth Hour 2019: why switching off your lights for an hour could save the planet

Earth Hour is on Saturday 30 March from 8.30-9.30pm. But what should we be thinking about?

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Sarah Shaffi
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