Quick Reads

UK Free Water Refill Points Aim to Reduce Plastic Bottles

In a bid to reduce the contribution water bottles have to the growing plastic waste in the UK, tens of thousands of businesses in England will soon be offering free water bottle refills.

2018-01-25 12:35:28By Holly Fitzgerald


Our Top 5 Tips to Reduce Your Plastic Waste

We've put together our top 5 tips on how you can reduce your plastic waste and do your bit for helping the environment.

2018-01-11 10:18:15By Holly Fitzgerald

Quick Reads

Microbeads Ban Comes into Force in the UK

Today, a new ban on the manufacture of products containing microbeads comes into force in the UK, in an attempt to cut down on plastic in the oceans.

2018-01-09 12:29:38By Holly Fitzgerald

Local & Community

#MyPrelovedHome Instagram Challenge

This January, we're challenging you to join us in our #MyPrelovedHome Instagram challenge! Think differently about your homes and belongings and spread the word that second-hand & long-lasting pieces are what makes a home a home.

2017-12-20 15:10:55By Holly Fitzgerald


Our Preloved Top 10 Handmade Gifts

To help you avoid the mad Christmas shopping rush this year, we've put together our top 10 Preloved handmade gifts, so you can avoid the mayhem and help support small businesses with our top 10 handmade gifts on Preloved this festive period.

2017-11-16 11:35:28By Holly Fitzgerald

Hints & Tips

How to Make a Dress into a Skirt and Top

If you've run out of love for an old and worn dress, how about transforming it into a skirt and top for your wardrobe? Love Your Clothes is here to help!

2017-10-19 00:00:17By Love Your Clothes


Beginner's Guide to Rehoming Hens

The British Hen Welfare Trust takes us through all the information you need when it comes to re-homing ex-bat hens.

2017-09-22 00:01:16By The British Hen Welfare Trust

Hints & Tips

What are the benefits of herbs and how to use them

There is a reason why herbs have been used for millennia; they are tasty and have a plethora of health benefits. Find out more here!

2017-05-01 00:00:21By Natalie Reynolds

Hints & Tips

Reclaimed Wood - Salvaging Beautiful Design

Using reclaimed wood on your next project can be an economic, environmental and design decision all in one. With reclaimed materials you are reusing what some would see as waste, minimising the demand for the production of virgin wood and more often than not saving yourself a few pounds.

2017-04-20 00:00:14By Jon Hutchinson

Quick Reads

Greening Grey Britain - Turn a grey area green

What would you say if I told you that you could have an impact on reducing flooding in your area? Or that you could reduce your gas or electricity bill? And you could do both with plants. Did I get your attention? Good. This year, the RHS is urging Brits to add plants to their front garden, cue Greening Grey Britain.

2017-04-06 00:00:42By Natalie Reynolds