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10 Of The Best Winter DIY Projects

Hints & Tips

10 Of The Best Winter DIY Projects

With the clocks going back that means that Summer and Autumn are offically over so here are our 10 favourite DIY projects that you do this winter.

2021-11-05 16:26:58By Lucy Roberts

The Great British Beach Clean

Sustainability

The Great British Beach Clean

The Great British Beach Clean, not to be confused with the channel four show The Great British Bake Off. Just as important but not as tasty. Up and down the UK from September 17th thousands of people have been and still are taking part in keeping our beaches clean!

2021-09-22 13:08:30By Lucy Roberts

'Step It Up' For 2021's Recycle Week

Sustainability

'Step It Up' For 2021's Recycle Week

Believe it or not but it's that time again, and this year you have to 'Step It Up' for 2021's recycle week. For 18 years now resources charity WRAP have launched their 'Recycle Week' Campaign. 'Recycle Week' centres around encouraging UK residents to be more mindful of their involvement in the fight against climate change.

2021-09-21 13:11:01By Lucy Roberts

Unwanted Gifts: What To Do With Yours

Buying & selling

Unwanted Gifts: What To Do With Yours

Let's face it, every single year we receive unwanted gifts on Christmas Day that we don't like, need, want, or have any use for. So, hop onto Preloved and start to swap, shop, and sell your unwanted gifts.

2020-12-23 09:04:47By Zoe Allison

Disposable Face Masks: The Environmental Impact

Hints & Tips

Disposable Face Masks: The Environmental Impact

Disposable face masks have become an essential accessory to everyday life. However, there are now growing concerns surrounding their negative environmental impact. Could disposable face masks come to rival the dangers of the dreaded plastic carrier bag?

2020-09-24 16:16:15By Zoe Allison

The Plastic Carrier Bag Charge: 5 Years On

Inspiration

The Plastic Carrier Bag Charge: 5 Years On

On the 5th of October, it will be 5 years since the plastic carrier bag charge was first implemented in the UK. The scheme was introduced to reduce the demand for single-use plastic bags and to increase donations to charitable causes

2020-09-23 17:04:18By Tina

Second Hand September: Everything You Need To Know

Inspiration

Second Hand September: Everything You Need To Know

Second hand September is all about challenging why we choose fast fashion and brand new over second hand and preloved clothing. Second hand does not mean second best and should not be overlooked. If we chose to shop second hand for just 30 days, the positive environmental impact would be huge! 

2020-09-09 12:11:37By Zoe Allison

How To Upcycle A Welsh Dresser

Hints & Tips

How To Upcycle A Welsh Dresser

A welsh dresser is a traditional piece of kitchen furniture that dates back to the 1600s. It was incredibly satisfying to save this piece of furniture from landfill. Upcycling reduces environmental waste, so pick up a bargain on Preloved today.

2020-08-27 12:49:39By Sean Tolram

Community Recycle: Supporting Schools Across The Country

Local & Community

Community Recycle: Supporting Schools Across The Country

Community Recycle has been set up to help schools across the country receive a range of free goods and equipment which otherwise could have been left in storage or even sent to landfill.

2020-08-14 17:01:39By A&S Landscape

Eco-Friendly Beauty Products: Our Favourite Picks

Hints & Tips

Eco-Friendly Beauty Products: Our Favourite Picks

Here are our favourite eco-friendly beauty products that you need to get your hands on if you want a more sustainable beauty routine. 

2020-07-23 14:52:05By Zoe Allison