Action 203: Switch to a supermarket delivery service

Date: 22 July Action: 203 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ SAVES MONEY   Many supermarkets in many countries now offer home delivery – here’s why it makes environmental sense It might seem a bit decadent to have your shopping delivered to your front door, but in actual fact it’s a (read more …)

Action 196: Try once more to stop smoking

Date: 15 July Action: 196 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ SAVES LOTS OF MONEY   We know it’s not easy – honestly we do – but please read on Everyone knows that smoking is bad for your health and your wealth – it causes damage to your organs and costs (read more …)

Action 192: Reject the idea of an artificial lawn

Date: 11 July Action: 192 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ NIL   “Astroturf” and other brands of artificial grass might seem a good idea but did you know they bring major problems? It looks tidy and might save you having to mow your lawn in the spring and summer months, (read more …)

Action 182: Offset your carbon emissions if you fly

Date: 01 July Action: 182 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ VARIES (link included to calculator below)   If you HAVE to fly, you can offset the carbon emissions associated with your trip As we head into the peak of the summer holidays here in the Northern hemisphere, and with COVID-19 (read more …)

Action 178: Reduce your international food air miles

Date: 27 June Action: 178 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ LOW or NIL   Too much of our food is flown from country to country, racking up a massive carbon footprint Today’s action is to think about the food you buy, with a view to avoiding the items with the (read more …)

Action 161: Cancel a summer firework display

Date: 10 June Action: 161 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ SAVES MONEY   Firework displays do a lot of damage – please rethink if you are planning one this summer There are other, better ways to celebrate 04 July Over the last couple of decades, in fact ever since the (read more …)