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Where to find charity furniture shops and pick up cheap, environmentally friendly items
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Where to find charity furniture shops and pick up cheap, environmentally friendly items

Charity furniture shops can be a sustainable way to pick up a bargain. Here’s where to find them

The water bottles and socks helping raise money for homeless people and refugees
Ethical Shopping

The water bottles and socks helping raise money for homeless people and refugees

As part of our Meet The Maker series, we talk to Joey Li, founder of Leiho

What is fast fashion, which brands use it – and how can I buy sustainable clothing?
Fast fashion

What is fast fashion, which brands use it – and how can I buy sustainable clothing?

Big name clothing brands such as Zara, H&M and Shein are popular with millions of shoppers – but are they fast fashion brands?

BetterPod: Brett Staniland goes from Love Island to sustainable fashion activist
fashion

BetterPod: Brett Staniland goes from Love Island to sustainable fashion activist

Beauty guru Estée Lalonde on how ritual and self-reflection makes you feel and look good
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Beauty guru Estée Lalonde on how ritual and self-reflection makes you feel and look good

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The tartan clothing designers helping to tackle homelessness
Meet The Maker

The tartan clothing designers helping to tackle homelessness

This company makes luxury bags out of old fire hoses and parachutes
Meet the Maker

This company makes luxury bags out of old fire hoses and parachutes

Meet sustainable fashion influencer Bianca Foley
Ethical Shopping

Meet sustainable fashion influencer Bianca Foley

Plastic-free presents for babies, toddlers and children this Christmas
Ethical Shopping

Plastic-free presents for babies, toddlers and children this Christmas

Affordable and ethical gift ideas for budgets from £10 to £100
Christmas

Affordable and ethical gift ideas for budgets from £10 to £100

Why your clothes might be killing the planet – and where to source sustainable fashion
Fast fashion

Why your clothes might be killing the planet – and where to source sustainable fashion

How to make your Christmas tree sustainable
Christmas

How to make your Christmas tree sustainable

Black Friday 2021: Eco-friendly and ethical gifts for a sustainable shopping spree
Black Friday

Black Friday 2021: Eco-friendly and ethical gifts for a sustainable shopping spree

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How The Body Shop is leading the way in ethical business and inspirational beauty

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20 online shops for sustainable Christmas present ideas

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7 ethical and eco-friendly shopping choices for World Homeless Day

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How The Body Shop shapes businesses to make a better world

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10 ethical Father’s Day gifts from The Big Issue Shop

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How The Body Shop is working to fight homelessness, one purchase at a time

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Cyber Monday: Top tips to ensure safe and savvy shopping

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