The latest ideas to help you live a greener lifestyle

Bearing fruit

Bearing fruit

As the British apple and pear season gets underway, gardening editor Alice Whitehead discovers how the burgeoning community orchard movement is offering a fruitful lifeline to heritage varieties, wildlife and local communities. Read more »

Hug a tree!

Hug a tree!

First held in 1975,National Tree Week (28 November to 6 December) is the UK's largest tree celebration and heralds the start of the winter tree-planting season. Read more »

New threat to bees

New threat to bees

Anyone with an interest in food and farming will know that our bees are struggling to survive. But now there's another problem... Read more »

Food waste solutions

Food waste solutions

A new online tool helps you save food and money Read more »

3 ways to... Create a bird café

3 ways to... Create a bird café

By providing food for birds you not only help the survival of our garden species, but also provide endless enjoyment for your family as you watch the birds coming and going. Read more »

Support your local wildlife

Support your local wildlife

If you're looking for fun family activities you can enjoy in your own back garden or local community, the RSPB has launched a new campaign to
'give nature a home in your garden'. Read more »

Get shwopping!

Get shwopping!

Since 2012, clothing donations to @shwopping have raised an estimated £6.8 million for Oxfam. Read more »

New mobile app tracks use-by dates to help reduce food waste

New mobile app tracks use-by dates to help reduce food waste

Most of us have been guilty of consigning food to the bin after discovering it lurking at the back of the cupboard or fridge past its use-by date, but a new mobile app means there's now no excuse for wasting food! Read more »

Digital donations

Digital donations

WWF launches new endangered species 'emoji' campaign Read more »