By Samuel Fishwick

From reef-safe suncream to natural BBQs, and recycled swimwear to cardboard tents — the best season of the year has had a conscious upgrade. Samuel Fishwick has a guide to guilt-free getaways that don’t need to cost the earth

How eco-friendly is your pool float? Last year, the flamingo was the inflatable to be seen lounging on but now it’s about whether it is sustainable. Summer is undergoing a shift. Barbecues, holidays to Mediterranean beaches, swimsuits and suncream are being recalibrated because summer has to be green.


The industry recognises the need for change and Econyl is revolutionary. It’s a yarn created from industrial plastic, waste fabric and fishing nets from oceans and it makes beautiful swimsuits.


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