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Macclesfield Express - - SPORT -

IF YOU’RE look­ing for eco emul­sion paint, there are plenty of spe­cial­ist brands.

For ex­am­ple, Na­ture­paint (from £3.98 for a tester, B&Q) is a pow­dered paint (made in Corn­wall us­ing lo­cally sourced in­gre­di­ents) that you mix with wa­ter be­fore use.

For wood and metal, wa­ter-based paints con­tain fewer harm­ful VOCs (volatile or­ganic com­pounds) than sol­vent-based ones.

The for­mer have dis­ad­van­tages – they’re rarely as hard wear­ing as sol­vent-based al­ter­na­tives and you have to do sev­eral coats of white

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