Reusing and recycling nail polish – don’t waste money you’ve already spent

Nail polish isn’t the nicest stuff for the planet, and even though you can now get acetone-free polishes with an environmentally friendly vegan formula, chances are you’ve still got some old bottles hanging around. Did you know you’re not supposed to throw them away, and you can’t recycle the glass without cleaning out the bottles first?

Save money and waste less making your own ice lollies

Children of the 80s will remember the highlight of summer was when the make-your-own ice lollies mould came out of storage. But they were bulky, hard to clean, and took ages to freeze, so - wanting to avoid plastic packaging - I've taken a look at more modern examples.

How I saved £16 on a pair of black jeans by dyeing a white pair at home

You find a pair of jeans, they're in your size and they're cheap... just one problem – the colour’s all wrong. I had this recently with a pair of white jeans (I wanted black) in my size, reduced from £26 to £5 in the Dorothy Perkins sale. What was I to do?

Get paid to recycle, eg, £1.50 per printer cartridge

We're all for environmental MoneySaving at MSE, so we've listed a few ways of the best ways to get rewarded for your recycling efforts...

Pay £1, get up to 50p off most Costa, Pret & Starbucks drinks EVERY time

Many of us regularly reach for a cup of coffee or tea to give us a caffeine boost, but if you’re out and about the cost of this can quickly mount up.

In London this Friday? Get a FREE £30 Sloggi bra when you exchange an old one

You’d better bra-lieve it, we’ve found a way for Londoners to exchange their old, worn-out bra for a bra-nd new one.

Free 'zero waste' lunch for Londoners at pop-up café

'Waste not, want not' is the mantra for many a MoneySaver, and a pop-up 'zero-waste' café in London will be serving meals made from ingredients that would otherwise be thrown away for 'Stop Food Waste Day'.

£20 off running shoes when you recycle your old ones

If you're a runner, you probably fall into one of two camps - the 'shoes stack' camp, where you rack up multiple pairs, or the 'run in the same shoes until they disintegrate' camp. Either way, you'll be pleased to know you can trade in your stinky sneakers for £20 off a brand new pair. Not only will you save money, but your old shoes won't end end up in landfill, too.

How to bag FREE £17.50 lipstick and other skincare rewards for recycling

Most of us want to do our bit to help the planet, yet beauty products often come in packaging that isn't easily recycled. You might not know, however, that a few big brands will reward you with FREEBIES for returning your empty containers...

Get cash for trash at charity litter picking events - EXPIRED

We're all about environmental MoneySaving at MSE including How to net a Deliveroo discount beach cleaning, Free Ren bodywash if you 'kelp' keep beaches clean and also where to pick up free hot drinks for cleaning beaches but what if you don't live near a beach? The charity Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) may have the answer, with a reverse vending-machine.