ECO LIVING Sustainability is a topic not to be ignored. Whether updating home interiors or planning a complete revamp of your abode, it is worth adding environmentally friendly elements to your design. There are a few simple steps that can guide you towards green living: apply eco-friendly paints that are non-toxic and low in VOCs (volatile organic compounds); invest in eco-wood furniture and purchase wood products that are reclaimed, sustainably sourced and comply with Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) standards; choose products, such as tableware, that are biodegradable and compostable; or simply pick a chair that is made from 100 per cent recyclable plastic. Such measures are easy, but can make all the difference to the health of our planet >> Read online