Category Archives: Recycling

Having Fun with Upclycing, Recycling’s Cooler Sister

Recycling may seem like a chore to most people but to creative types, or anyone on a budget like a student, there are plenty of ways discarded materials can be used to create functional pieces of furniture and even works … Continue reading

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Going to town with self-sufficiency – Todmorden

2008 was not a good year for the economy but one town in Yorkshire stood firm in the face of adversity and turned its unused public spaces into community gardens, offering free food and encouraging residents to get involved. That … Continue reading

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One Man’s Junk

Guest post from ads’ere member Sarah-Jayne Windridge-France A little while back a friend asked me if there was a fire (or, perhaps more fittingly for Yorkshire right now, a flood) what would you save?  I have a list of approximately 90 items … Continue reading

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Living life in the secondhand lane

Can you imagine yourself living a secondhand life for a year? When I came across Suzy Prince on twitter, I was totally fascinated by her mission and so I decided to investigate and share with you.  Suzy Prince and Mr SHS … Continue reading

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Recycling Clothes for Cash and Selling Your Used Clothes

Hopefully a change in seasons is imminent and we could all be basking in beautiful sunshine by the beginning of June?!    With the summer season comes a new wardrobe and in the current economic climate we all need to … Continue reading

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Spruce up your garden this Spring!

Spring is well and truly here and we have some great ideas to help you get your garden ready for a long hot Summer, UK style (OK, optimistic we know, but a girl can dream!) If your garden is looking … Continue reading

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Five things you should always buy secondhand

In our current economic climate, Britain as a nation is becoming increasingly thrifty, excellent at bargain hunting and good at recycling with numbers of people buying second hand almost doubling over the past 10 years. ads’ere have put together a … Continue reading

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5 Wedding Day Moneysavers

It’s the day a lot of women grow up dreaming of, and the pressure is on to make it perfect. Your wedding day. With recent reports stating that a UK wedding costs an average of between £15,000 and £25,000, the … Continue reading

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How to Sell Unwanted Items and Goods

We all have lots of unused and unwanted items collecting dust, infact according to statistics we all have at least £450 of unwanted Items just sitting in the garage, attic or wardrobe and what better way to make money than turn it … Continue reading

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Recyclable Christmas Wrapping

We have found a lovely article regarding the use of recycled paper to wrap your Christmas Gifts and thought it would be nice to share with you, please click on the link or image to view the full article: DIY … Continue reading

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