COVID-19 Advice: Exchanging Secondhand Items Safely

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COVID-19 Advice: Exchanging Secondhand Items Safely

At Preloved, our buying and selling community is what we care about the most. Here's our advice on exchanging second-hand items safely during the COVID-19 / Coronavirus Outbreak.

2020-03-19 14:13:25By Zoe Allison

Coronavirus in Dogs: Everything you Need to Know

Animals

Coronavirus in Dogs: Everything you Need to Know

We've heard about the recent coronavirus epidemic in humans... but do you know how to protect your dogs and pets against coronavirus? Read on to find out

2020-03-10 08:46:09By Surbhi Sharma

The Benefits of Second Hand (and Free!)

Buying & selling

The Benefits of Second Hand (and Free!)

Did you know that Brits still throw away 1.6m tonnes of bulky waste and furniture a year? Despite the environmental campaigns and awareness that has grown over the past few years, many people are still unaware of the impact buying new furniture has.

2019-10-08 08:25:31By Al

15 things you shouldn't put down the drain

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15 things you shouldn't put down the drain

Britain's sewer network is under growing pressure due to the irresponsible actions of the British public. This October we are supporting Unblocktober, an initiative bringing awareness to improve the health of drains, sewers, watercourses and seas.

2019-10-03 12:00:36By Al

How To Avoid 'Fast Fashion' With Kids Clothes

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How To Avoid 'Fast Fashion' With Kids Clothes

As more people become aware of the impact of Fast Fashion on the environment, buying second has never been trendier. But what can you do to avoid adding to the woes of Fast Fashion when it comes to our children, who outgrow their clothes quicker than you can say 'waste pollution'?!

2019-09-19 10:07:47By T

7 R's to Eco Parenting

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7 R's to Eco Parenting

2019-09-16 11:12:13By Beth

Second Hand September!

Inspiration

Second Hand September!

As September begins, we start to say good bye to summer and hello to the autumn months! The 'Back to School' itch brings with it the desire to cram our closets full of new styles and cosy knits. Can you kick that habit, and commit to a month of not buying new clothes? That’s what Oxfam, are asking with a new initiative: Second Hand September.

2019-08-30 08:37:03By Al

5 Recycling Resolutions You Should Start Right Now

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5 Recycling Resolutions You Should Start Right Now

To help you kickstart your waste-free journey, we’ve made a list of five things that you can and should start right now. These actions are simple, achievable and don’t require anything other than your willingness to progress.

2019-05-10 11:20:09By Adam Middleton

How to Create a Sustainable Garden This Summer

Hints & Tips

How to Create a Sustainable Garden This Summer

Environmentalists have been passionately trying to change the public’s perspective of what it means to live sustainably. With this in mind, here are some easy ways you can create a sustainable garden this summer.

2019-05-03 10:00:02By Nathan Everett

Introducing Reusable Cotton Wipes - Vesta Living

Inspiration

Introducing Reusable Cotton Wipes - Vesta Living

We've spoken to Bryony, owner and creator of Vesta Living (reusable cotton wipes) about her business and how it came about. Plus we've got some tips on how you can be a bit more eco-friendly at home.

2019-01-17 09:48:45By Vesta Living