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Friday, January 24, 2020

Living kindly

The show that inspires a more eco-friendly lifestyle.

If you’re scrupulously recycling your household waste, washing your laundry on a low temperature and avoiding single-use plastics where possible, you’re already on the right track to treading more lightly on the Earth. 

But the hard fact is that we can all do more to lessen our impact on the environment, even when we’re decorating our homes. 

For those who would like inspiration for stylish yet eco-friendly interiors, the Kinder Living Home Show 2020 is just the place. Organised by Jeannette Mercer of Fresh Traditions, which specialises in affordable and sustainable design, the show aims to help people repair, decorate or extend their homes in a more environmentally responsible way. 

From issues surrounding energy usage, water saving and waste management, to a plastic-free pantry firm, the event is a showcase for the companies that want to help you live more kindly.

Jeannette will be on hand to offer advice on how to reuse old furniture, make good use of space and choose the best planet-friendly materials and products.

Horsham Repair Café will take up residence at the show, to help you adopt the ‘make do and mend’ philosophy that today’s world seems to have forgotten. From tech devices to garden appliances, they can offer helpful tips on how to reuse rather than buy new.

There’s even sartorial inspiration on offer as repairers reveal how you can mend or upcycle your clothes in the Sustainable Fashion and Textile area of the show.

It’s not just interiors that can be sustainably refreshed, either – Transition Horsham will hold their 11th Seedy Saturday, featuring a seed swap and stalls from local horticultural and nature organisations.

The Kinder Living Show 2020 takes place at County Hall North in Horsham, West Sussex on Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 March. Visit the website for more information.

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