Eco Friendly

Confessions of an Eco-Villain

Anna Gillespie | Posted 04.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Anna Gillespie

I did a lot of things at university that weren't very green. And not just with food excess. My lights were left on all day and night, I had a mountain of plastic bags hidden in wardrobes, under beds, in cupboards and in drawers ... I'm quite sure I had some in the bathroom at one point.

Eco-home design

Alissa Ugolini | Posted 20.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Alissa Ugolini

What really constitutes a green home and how can we employ this into the design of our own properties? Let's take a look at some of the latest and greatest design principles and features to help you toward a greener future.

Is It January Yet? In My Head, Yes...

Suzi Dixon | Posted 20.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Suzi Dixon

New Year's Resolutions seem to revolve around abstinence. Don't do this. Don't drink that. Don't you DARE eat that, else you will be this... It's actually a very negative concept if you approach it in that manner. The words 'don't' and 'shouldn't' aren't very helpful to anyone, let alone an anxious girl. I've learnt lately how powerful language can be.

Hundertwasserhaus: Taking 'Green Living' to a Whole New Level

Emma Louise Thompson | Posted 14.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Emma Louise Thompson

Today it's safe to say that as far as towns and cities go, for the most part when we think of vast metropolitan areas, the images that immediately spr...

Helping The Environment Will Make You Feel Warm (Quite Literally), Say Psychologists

PA / The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you need a cheap way of warming up during the colder months, then we might have a solution. According to psychologists, doing an environmentall...

Three Cleaning Products You Don't Need to Buy

Sian Breslin | Posted 28.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sian Breslin

Before you reach for the corrosive, expensive, potentially health damaging chemical cleaners, why not have a look in your store cupboard to see what natural cleaning products you have lying around?

Saving the World in Heels When Disaster Strikes

Diana Verde Nieto | Posted 27.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Diana Verde Nieto

Why is it always those friends whose wardrobes are creaking under the weight of idle purchases, who are desperate to borrow something to wear? Enter T and a third date with a banker as fickle as her taste in Nicholas Kirkwood shoes: A scenario prompting a 'WARDROBE CRISIS!!!!'

10 Easy and Unusual Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Brian Smithers | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Brian Smithers

We are moving to an Energy 3.0 future where technological innovations in the digital age will allow consumers to become masters of their own energy. However, in the mean time to help achieve the UK targets there are a number of easy and unusual ways consumers can reduce their carbon footprint...

Home Automation: A Necessity?

Shannon Kendall | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Tech
Shannon Kendall

What is home automation? Visualize controlling your entire home from anywhere in the world, at any time, from one device. Imagine going abroad and being able to have access to a live stream of CCTV from your home.

Green Consumerism? I Don't Buy It

Zion Lights | Posted 13.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Zion Lights

It's a similar scenario with most products that are sold as 'green' or 'sustainable' alternatives. Virtually everything we buy new leaves a hole in the ground somewhere, because raw materials are required to make any new product. Energy is required too, and that has likely been generated by coal, gas or nuclear power. That doesn't sound very green now, does it?

Best Eco Friendly Resorts in Thailand (PICTURES)

Sarah O'Meara | Posted 28.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah O'Meara

Stepping out of the luxury speedboat sent to pick up guests of Soneva Kiri, the calm atmosphere of the resort has a tangible quality. As the latest addition to the hugely successful resort range pioneered developed by husband and wife team, Sonu Shivdasani and Eva Malmström Shivdasani, Soneva Kiri on Koh Kood island is a flawless, high-end version of what it means to have an eco-friendly holiday.

Planet Appetite: Sustainable Tourism in Catalonia, Spain

Rupert Parker | Posted 01.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

The County of Berguedà in Catalonia, in the foothills of the Pyrenees, is leading the way in Spain in promoting Eco-Tourism - hotels, camping sites and restaurants already sport the EU Ecolabel. Organic food and wine are also on the menu.

Talk to Me of Mendocino

Mike Gerrard | Posted 24.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Mike Gerrard

There are all kinds of hotels in Mendocino, one of the most beautiful towns on the California coast, but there is no hotel like the Stanford Inn by the Sea. This laid-back, boutique eco-resort shows that being green and worthy doesn't preclude being fun and indulgent, too.

How to Live the Green Lifestyle

Jess Shanahan | Posted 22.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Jess Shanahan

Do you want to live more greenly and do your bit for the environment? You might think that involves a lot of effort but it doesn't! Here are a few simple ways to improve your lifestyle by living more greenly.

Meet The 12 Most Eco-Friendly Companies on the Planet

Paul Smith | Posted 09.09.2012 | UK
Paul Smith

Many companies around the world have made huge strides to make sure that their operations are kinder to the planet. We're not just talking the usual, "Please think before printing this email" message - we're talking some of the world's biggest companies and brands' going that extra mile to ensure that everything they do is considerate of the environment.

WATCH: Green Innovator Ada Zanditon Chats To Jo Whiley

Posted 16.05.2012 | UK Tech

A young British fashion designer who went solo after working for Alexander McQueen, Ada Zanditon strives to use ethical practices to give her customer...

Green Gadgets For The Home

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 08.05.2012 | UK Tech

In past years, eco-friendly gadgetry has become affordable and attractive, making the ‘green choice’ a no-brainer when you’re replacing the kett...

Weekend Shopping: Eco-Friendlier, Water Conserving Denim & Lily Cole's Cruelty-Free Make Up Line

Sarah McGiven | Posted 04.07.2012 | UK Style
Sarah McGiven

I was shocked to hear how environmentally unfriendly jeans are, recently. With its tough, hardwearing nature giving you more wears per wash I'd assumed denim was one of the greener fabric choices but how wrong I was...

Why It's Never Been Easier to Do a Kate Moss

Chris Deary | Posted 01.06.2012 | UK Style
Chris Deary

So, Kate Moss has been spotted shopping at Oxfam. Good news for fashionistas whose budget is more Aldi than Armani.

Amanda Seyfried Hits London Premiere In High Street | Posted 31.12.2011 | UK Style

Amanda Seyfried braved the chilly London weather for the premiere of new movie In Time last night, going bare-legged in some seriously short shorts. ...

Q&A With Johnson Hartig, Designer of Libertine

Lorelei Marfil | Posted 10.12.2011 | UK Style
Lorelei Marfil

Photo credit: Courtesy of Libertine Inspired by his global travels, Johnson Hartig produced Libertine and stylishly defined eco-friendly fashion. W...