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Be a winner, not a binner

Thinking more about what you throw away is one of the easiest ways to start being greener. You’re probably already sorting your plastics from your glass, but recycling can be so much more interesting than this. From light bulbs turned into plant holders to bath tubs transformed into book shelves, there are a million and one ways to reuse stuff or share it with others rather than throw it away. And all of them are guaranteed to help you pimp your crib without costing the earth. Check out our articles for inspiration below…

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COMP: Keep calm and drink tea! Win your very own thermal cup

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If like us, you’re struggling to get up in time to make a cup of tea before heading out the door in the morning then we have the perfect prize…

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DREAM JOBS: Turning driftwood into masterpieces with Gone Sticking

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We caught up with Clare Constance of Gone Sticking Driftwood to find out all about her business in this Q&A…

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COMP: Win a big box of stuff (including cookbooks, DVDs and a signed The Script CD)

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Global Cool have been having a clear out (our mums made us do it) and instead of taking them home ourselves, we’ve decided to share them with you lovely people…

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Parody video of Alicia Keys’ Emprire State of Mind is bloomin’ wonderful

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Introducing Plastic State of Mind a hilarious parody song of Alicia Keys’ Empire State of Mind that deals with the issue of plastic bags…

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COMP: The great big CD give away! Win our massive music bundle ft. albums from Daft Punk and Basement Jaxx

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For a chance to win all you have to do is answer one easy peasy question…

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ASOS, M&S, Next and Topshop all pledge to go green! 30 top high street retailers say no to fast fashion

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We’re always harping on about how much we love green companies. So you can imagine our delight when we heard that loads of our favourite high street retailers have all signed onto the SCAP 2020 Commitment…

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Use it up! Make delicious Autumn food with stuff you already have in your cupboard

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When it’s so grey and wet outside all we want to do is curl up on our sofas with our favourite TV show and eat something yummy…

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School Of Cool #116: How to be as classy as Anjelica Huston (aka Morticia Addams)

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Halloween is just around the corner and we have to admit we’re pretty gosh darn excited about it, especially since discovering that one of our spooky heroes cares about the planet too…

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Reasons to snog, marry and avoid Amanda Seyfried, Jude Law and Demi Lovato

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This week we’re snogging a buxom blonde, marrying a Hollywood heartthrob and avoiding a teen role model…

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PIMP YOUR LIFE: Make your own cinnamon-scented or teacup candles

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This week we’ve been putting together some of our favourite upcycling ideas for the home…

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School Of Cool #115: How to be a real hero like Hayden Panettiere

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This week Heroes’ cheerleader Hayden Panettiere is top of the class…

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Reasons to snog, marry and avoid Kaley Cuoco, Matt Damon and Nicki Minaj

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This week we’re snogging a blonde bombshell, marrying an action star and avoiding one very big tush…

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Listen up Londoners: Swap your unwanted clothes at Rhythms of Life’s September Swish

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London based homeless charity, Rhythms of Life, are throwing their very own swishing event on September 21 and you should get involved…

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Spook yourself silly! Win our top five horror movie picks for a Halloween night in

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We have the ultimate horror DVD bundle – including The Exorcist, Alien, Silence of the Lambs, The Shining and Poltergeist – to give away to one lucky reader…

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FASHION SPOT: Rock the 90’s grunge fashion look

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Just because you’re buying vintage, it doesn’t mean you need to break the bank…

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FASHION SPOT: All that glitters isn’t gold! Check out these beautiful vintage treasures

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Because looking good shouldn’t cost the Earth…

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