Hints & Tips

Making Your University Life More Sustainable

You can figure out your career later on, but living sustainably? That is something we can start doing now. Preloved have put together some tips so you can start living sustainably at university today.

2016-09-02 00:00:10By Natalie Reynolds

Local & Community

Not for Profit Affordable Housing: Rebuilt4U

We spoke to the people behind Rebuilt4U, an not for profit organisation that aim to provide affordable housing to those in some of the UK’s most deprived areas.

2016-05-25 17:06:26By Liv Serrage


Hedgehog Awareness Week

As part of Hedgehog Awareness Week, The British Hedgehog Preservation Society are encouraging everyone to be aware of the dangers that lawnmowers and strimmers pose to hedgehogs.

2016-05-02 15:56:09By Adele Gardner


Save the Frogs Day: Frog Friendly Gardens

Today is Save the Frogs Day! In case you haven't heard of it, it's a day in which amphibian conservation organisations and frog-lovers across the world celebrate these interesting creatures.

2016-04-30 15:50:39By Justine Dench


Second Hand Plants and Outdoor Furniture

To celebrate National Gardening Week, we’ve rounded up a selection of the best second hand garden-related buys on Preloved for you to get your green fingers on.

2016-04-17 11:53:33By Adele Gardner

Hints & Tips

Caring for Trees in Your Garden

To celebrate National Gardening Week, the wonderful charity New Caledonian Woodland, have put together some useful tree-related gardening tips. The charity run different types of projects aimed to cater for those that experience mental health problems, and projects which are open to the wider community.

2016-04-14 11:45:05By New Caledonian Woodlands


RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch

On the 30th and 31st January, the RSPB are holding their annual Big Garden Birdwatch. The event is more than just fun for all the family, as the data collected is very important. Read on to find out how you can get involved this year!

2016-01-13 09:46:45By RSPB

Hints & Tips

Think Before Throwing Away Your Old Sofa

Every year in the UK, thousands of sofas that are donated to charity are taken to landfill, all because they don't have to right fire labels on! remember to check your sofa for the correct labelling before donating.

2016-01-10 09:39:29By Adele Gardner


Winter Birds

Here's a small list of what types of birds you might be able to spot in your garden and local area this winter, as well as some tips on how to give them a helping hand through the colder months.

2015-12-10 09:44:09By Adele Gardner


Bread Isn't Best: What to Feed Ducks

The RSPB tell the Preloved community that bread is not the best food to give to our birds, and suggest some alternatives which will make birds healthier. Read on to find out what these are!

2015-11-10 12:18:58By RSPB