Having watched the documentary I felt like I needed to do something - I couldn't just sit there and accept what was being fed to us. The younger generations have a right to know what the truth is and therefore the option to choose whether they want this plastic life or not. I wanted to spread the message - reduction is the key and it's easy to do with a bit of thought.
New registration plates came out last month and I have already seen a fair few 16 plates tearing around the Oxfordshire countryside. However, I am not convinced that driving a brand new shiny car off the forecourt is really the best option for the savvy buyer and there are actually lots of bargains to be had buying a car second hand but it can be daunting as you are dealing with a lot of money and you have to trust the person you are buying it from.
Have you spent lots of money on suitcases or breadmakers only for them to sit unused in the cupboard under the stairs for most of the year? Library of Things solves this dilemma. It's a community space where people can come to borrow useful items and learn how to use them.
George Osborne's austerity regime has veered further off track as new figures show that public sector borrowing is soaring
In 2013, the government deficit, according to the latest available Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures, was £92.9billion, which was 5.8% of GDP. All our major political parties are fixated on getting this deficit down by cutting expenditure and raising taxes. But should they be quite so determined to do so? Is austerity really the best way to cut the deficit?
George Osborne's plan to eliminate Britain's deficit by 2018 has been undermined as the decline in the rate of borrowing
Rent, council tax and utility bill arrears often have just as damaging an impact on people as payday loans, according to
George Osborne told MPs in his Budget that the country "borrows too much and saves too little" as he announced a new individual
Bank of England governor Mark Carney warned the economy faced renewed dangers from excessive borrowing as encouraged by low
The Bank of England's five-year policy of rock bottom interest rates has sent out the message that "you're a mug to save