Action 137: Register with the MPS to receive no junk mail

Date: 17 May Action: 137 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ FREE   Action 137: Eliminate junk mail from your life This is a way of preventing junk mail being posted to you by mass mailers. This is great from the point of view of stopping trashy advertising and keeping your (read more …)

Action 136: Set up a “help yourself” table

Date: 16 May Action: 136 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ FREE   Action 136: Declutter your life and save natural resources Action 136 is an easy way to give things away that you don’t need, but that others might want. Simply set up a “help yourself” table outside your house (read more …)

Action 135: Learn about going vegan

Date: 15 May Action: 135 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ ZERO or SAVES MONEY   From our guest writer Lynsey Clayton in the UK Please note that you should discuss any planned major change to your diet with your doctor or pharmacist Action 135: Learn about going vegan Walking around (read more …)

Action 130: (Re)discover lentils!

Date: 10 May Action: 130 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ SAVES MONEY   A super-nutritious food that can massively reduce your carbon footprint Action 130 is another culinary one, it’s time to discover or rediscover the humble lentil. From our environmental perspective, the big thing about lentils is the fact (read more …)

Action 129: Reduce food waste using the OLIO app

Date: 09 May Action: 129 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ NIL   There’s no excuse for the current massive food waste in developed countries Across the developed world we waste millions of tonnes of food. This is: hugely expensive responsible for substantial wasted carbon emissions consuming packaging and transport resources (read more …)

Action 127: Choose an alternative to flowers for a funeral

Date: 07 May Action: 127 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ VARIES   From our guest author Anna Dawson in the UK Please consider an alternative to funeral flowers Traditionally we give flowers at a funeral. However, their negative environmental impacts outweigh the thought behind them. What’s the environmental issue? Often (read more …)