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Landfill in Kayu Madang, Sabah Borneo, Malaysia.

Turning off the plastics tap

Cross-party MPs join call for a ban on the export of our plastic waste to the developing world.
The Smart Export Guarantee

The Smart Export Guarantee

With the FiTs closing at the end of March, do you still have time to install solar – and what’s next if you don’t?
Sustainable fashion for kids

Sustainable fashion for kids

Beetle wings, banana skins and long shifts in the factory: Anya Hart Dyke explains why – and how – to teach children to wear their values.
Homes in rural communities

Homes in rural communities

CPRE warns of a ‘social housing crisis’ in the countryside as waiting list tops 100 years.
Vegan award for M&S

Vegan award for M&S

M&S has won PETA’s first-ever Vegan-Friendly High-Street Retailer Award.
Flushable wipes_mygreenpod

‘Flushable’ wipes

A 'Fine to Flush' symbol has been launched for wipes packaging in the fight against fatbergs.
A new use for Christmas trees

A new use for Christmas trees

Pine needles from Christmas trees could be turned into paint and food sweeteners.
The air-cleaning houseplant

The air-cleaning houseplant

Researchers at the University of Washington have genetically modified a common houseplant to remove chloroform and benzene from the air around it.
Microplastics may break down into nano particles

Beyond microplastics

Plastic waste disintegrates into nanoparticles, study finds.
Should Sellotabe be bannned?

A sticky issue

Should Sellotape be banned to avoid a landfill disaster after Christmas?
Preserving useful species

Preserving useful species

Wild coffee plants, Christmas trees and chocolate's tree are surprisingly poorly protected.
The festive throwaway

The festive throwaway

UK predicted to throw away £444m of food this festive period
Ethical market now worth £83.3bn

Ethical market now worth £83.3bn

Young, environmentally aware consumers are helping to drive a remarkable increase in consumer spend across key ethical sectors.
12 Days of Christmas

12 Days of Christmas

From presents and gift wrap to what you serve for lunch, here are our 12 picks for an ethical Christmas.
Powerless to tackle plastic_mygreenpod

Powerless to tackle plastic?

Scan supermarket products as you shop to view plastic content and be guided to more environmentally friendly alternatives.
Heroes of the season – autumn '18

Top 5 autumn switches 2018

Five simple switches that will set you up for Christmas and beyond, plus our MyGreenPod Heroes of the Season.
Jo Wood

The world as I see it

By Jo Wood.
The Nu natural

The Nu natural

Natural cleaning products are getting more effective, so there’s no need to wash chemicals down the drain.
Boost the value of your home

Boost the value of your home

Improving your home’s energy rating can raise its value by almost £25k.
Deep retrofitting

Deep retrofitting

All UK homes must be renovated to meet climate targets, according to new report.