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Sustainable certifications to look for when shopping

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Sustainable certifications to look for when shopping

The world of online & IRL shopping has become an ethical minefield, but we’ve gathered the top certifications to help in your search for sustainable products.

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7 ways to make your rental feel like home

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7 ways to make your rental feel like home

Renting doesn’t have to mean living in a blank canvas. Using a bit of creativity, we’ve found a stack of ways to add your own personal style & flair to your rental home. 

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A holistic dentist's guide to better sleep

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A holistic dentist's guide to better sleep
A dentist might seem like an odd place to turn for sleep advice, but one holistic dentist is diving deep into all the ways our sleep and oral health are connected. From breathing to teeth grinding and sleep posture, his insights will have you more rested and healthy in no time.

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The materials you want (and don’t want!) in your wardrobe!

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The materials you want (and don’t want!) in your wardrobe!
With a growing diversity of materials used in clothing and bedding, it is more important than ever to understand the composition of the items in your wardrobe as well as the processes behind their manufacture. We’ve compiled this introductory guide to some of the either healthy or harmful materials you may be familiar with, which can serve as a starting point for your own research. In general, you should look for natural, breathable materials that are organic and sustainable and be careful of synthetic fibres or products that have undergone harsh chemical treatments.

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Sustainable tips to cut your household bills

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Sustainable tips to cut your household bills
Making your household more sustainable is not only a worthy endeavour in and of itself but also a great way to reduce your bills. Cutting down on superfluous gadgets and switching off appliances when they’re not needed is a simple change you can make today that can have a great impact. Furthermore, swapping out older halogen light bulbs for new LEDs and installing a water-efficient shower head can significantly reduce energy and water wastage. Whether you’re in the middle of a scorching summer or a freezing winter, investing in proper insulation is a savvy way to keep your home at a comfortable temperature. For more sustainable changes you can make around the house, we’ve created this handy guide.

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