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You are fed up with waiting for new technologies to stop climate change, laws to protect people and the environment, a global change of heart? Now’s the time to get involved yourself! Here’s your guide to better living.

Nine Simple Apps That Could Help You Live a More Sustainable Life

The food we eat, the clothes we wear, the way we travel: it all has an impact on the world around us. And when it comes to making informed decisions, unravelling facts from fiction is no easy task. Luckily, a growing number of smartphone apps are at hand to help - informing and motivating us to do what we can to lead more sustainable lives. Read on

Tyres Pumped, Phone Charged? Our Top 10 Cycling Apps

These days it's not just the Dutch and the lycra-clad Olympians who are bike crazy. More and more people are swapping the steering wheel for a pair of handlebars, and climbing into the saddle. Whether you're looking for a new route to work, want to track your sporting prowess or learn how to fix a flat tyre – here you'll find the app that’s right for you. Read on

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Join the E-Mobility Revolution

Using greener and more sustainable transport options is crucial if we're to meet climate targets and reduce air pollution in cities around the world. Fume-free, more sustainable and developing rapidly, electric vehicles could offer an effective alternative to traditional gas guzzlers. Read on

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All Give, No Take: Ethical Gifts

Certain times of the year see gift-giving go into overdrive. Whether it's the holidays, a birthday, a celebration or an excuse to treat yourself, it's not hard to find a reason to spoil your loved ones (or yourself). We take a look at ways you can be kind to others as well as the earth. Read on

Green Energy

Switching the lights off whenever possible and using energy saving lamps are handy eco-friendly hints but there is still a lot more you can do to save energy and avoid greenhouse gas emissions. Read on

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Jobs in Sustainability: Career Sites and Employment Listings

If you're looking for a job in the sustainability sector, it's easy to get overwhelmed by the amount of online resources available. While websites aren't the only place to find a career in a green industry, they're a good way of learning about the different roles available and what skills you might need to land the role of your dreams. Here's our roundup of some of the best places to start your search. Read on

Energy Conservation and Computing

Although they become smaller and lighter and seem to reduce their use of material and resources, our laptops and desktop PCs hide an immense amount of technology inside ther stylish shells. This technology runs on a lot of energy, especially when using several programs at one moment. Read on

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DIY: Upcycled Kids' Clothes

Kids outgrow their clothes faster than you can keep up with. But rather than stocking up on brand-new outfits that they'll grow out of in a few months, why not upcycle? Here are our top ten tips and tutorials to help you repurpose and renew. Read on

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Put Those Dried Leaves to Good Use

Being a green lover, I am always motivated to find ways to utilise the dried leaves that fall from my plants. Homemade mulch for my plants emerges from the dry leaves of my bamboo and bougainvillea plants. Mulch is compost or any material used to preserve the nutrients in soil and helps plants grow better. Read on

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Recycling Your Unwanted Mobile Phone

Electronic waste (e-waste) is becoming a growing concern, to which old mobile phones contribute significantly. As phone companies continue to extol the virtues of having the latest mobile and the average lifespan of any mobile phone sitting at around the one year mark, the pile of unwanted, unused handsets will continue to grow. Read on