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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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GET THE LOOK: How to be top of the crops like Rita Ora

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We’re taking the crop top to a whole new level with this summer’s wardrobe essential: the bralet…

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Sharing is caring… so we had a whip round and now you can WIN LOST: Season 6 on DVD

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For a chance to win this week’s DVD – LOST: Season 6 – simply answer the question…

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PIMP YOUR LIFE: The coolest shower ever plus how you can help birds by drinking more wine…

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Because getting rid of clutter shouldn’t cost the Earth…

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Liz Earle brings charity shopping to Italy

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We spoke to Liz Earle and co of LiveTwice to find out about how they’re bringing charity shopping to Italy…

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PIMP YOUR LIFE: Pretty glowing bottles and the DIY four poster dog bed

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It’s time to be a winner, not a binner and really think about what you’re throwing away…

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14 ways to ruin the environment in 66 seconds

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Anti-environmentalists, we’re listening… this one’s for you…

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GET THE LOOK: How to look Super(man) like Henry Cavill (ft. the ultimate Man of Steel workout)

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You may not have heard of him before but trust us when we say soon Henry Cavill is going to be very much on your radar…

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Patagonia teams with eBay to bring you clothes recycling at its finest

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We love the idea of recycling fashion! And now Patagonia and eBay are taking on the five ‘r’s – reduce consumption, repair, reuse/resale via eay, recycle and reimagine – with their newest campaign…

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Put the kettle on! Get money off your cuppa just by tossing teabags in the right bin

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Here at Global Cool we love a good cup of tea. And an interactive Facebook campaign from PG Tips and Recyclebank is saving us money…

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Global Cool’s Summer Swish

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Global Cool decided to throw own own summer Swish last night for all our closest pals. The evening was a roaring success (if we do say so ourselves). Check out all the pics now…

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Music goes green! Why a school bus belongs on tour and how to make rock and roll last forever

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Global Cool made some awesome new friends and we’d like you to meet them too. Introducing Distorted Input – the only place you need to go for wisdom on everything music…

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PIMP YOUR LIFE: Add some elegance to your home with vinyl butterflies and paper dresses

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Recycling and upcycling tips and ideas…

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Get pecks like Becks and keep your balls golden

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We’ve seen David’s style evolve from a bleach blonde teenager with curtains to (let’s face it) something very close to perfection. So we’re here to help with these male beauty tips and eco products to keep you men looking so top-notch and Beck-oming…

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PIMP YOUR LIFE: Turn an old bike into a sink plus how to make your own garden lights

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We think old things deserve a bit of love so why not try out one of these fab recycling ideas and make a new treasure out of old trash…

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FASHION SPOT: Be a punk rocker with flowers in your hair

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Find out how to rock the flower garland look this summer now…

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PIMP YOUR LIFE: Take a swing on an old skateboard and climb a tree to your attic

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We think old things deserve a bit of love so why not try out one of these fab recycling ideas and make a new treasure out of old trash…

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