We each spend an estimated £9,590 on running or renting a home in the UK each year. The way we live is changing too with more of us expected to be renting rather than owning a home by 2025. As living costs rise there's more need to find simple ways to make greener choices whilst making your money go further.
Flick through these tips, blogs and events for inspiration for your home that also eases pressure on the conscience.
178 million batteries are hoarded in UK homes. #BringBackHeavyMetal encourages people to have a battery amnesty this October. Read more
In a country where it’s constantly raining, how do you persuade people that it’s important to save water? #TapChat seeks the answer as part of a new partnership campaign with Affinity Water. Read more
178 million batteries are hoarded in UK homes. #BringBackHeavyMetal encourages people to have a battery amnesty this October.Read more
In a country where it’s constantly raining, how do you persuade people that it’s important to save water? #TapChat seeks the answer as part of a new partnership campaign with Affinity Water.Read more
500 free workshops up and down the UK and Ireland have been introducing some of the ideas of living LAGOM. Have you been a part of them yet?Read more
Spring is the time for fresh beginnings. Give yourself head space to enjoy the longer days by decluttering your home this spring! Here are our top tips for ridding yourself of clutter.Read more
In the 2016 search for a new trend many journalists alighted on 'hygge'. As the year comes to an end, journalists will be asking ‘what is next?’ Perhaps the answer is 'lagom', a Swedish word meaning just the right amount, not too much and not too little - a Goldilocks balance.Read more
Is LiveLAGOM the answer to persuading people to live more sustainably? Read how our IKEA collaboration helps people to reduce energy, reduce waste, cut water use and live healthier.Read more
On the day Theresa May became Prime Minister, MPs from the Shetland Islands down to the tip of Cornwall committed to running Fuelling Connections in their constituencies. Fuelling Connections is a community-led campaign which streamlines the way support reaches households struggling to pay energy and food bills.Read more
17% of UK households struggle to pay fuel bills. It doesn't come as much of a surprise with rising energy costs overtaking dawdling wages and low income households being penalised with higher than average tariffs.Read more
We've been working with households across the UK to find the simple ways they can live more sustainably, saving money and improving health and wellbeing in the process.Read more
2016 marks the launch of IKEA's innovative #LiveLAGOM project, aimed at helping households live a more sustainable life at home. What's your #LiveLAGOM? Get some inspiration from these 5 sustainability home trends for 2016.Read more