Action 287: Mix up your commute

Date: 14 October Action: 287 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ SAVES MONEY   From our guest writer Paul Waye in Holland You can introduce variety into your commute and save carbon emissions and more As a regular running and cycling commuter since the early 90’s I have had to solve (read more …)

Action 286: Install reflective window film in warm weather

Date: 13 October Action: 286 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ LOW   Save on your electricity costs and reduce your carbon dioxide footprint Hot weather drives up the use of air conditioning units and fans, all of which pushes up our consumption of electricity and thus of fossil fuels. You (read more …)

Action 284: Plan Diwali with the environment in mind

Date: 11 October Action: 284 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ NIL   The Festival of Lights is approaching! Around the world, Hindus are preparing to celebrate Diwali from 04 November (this date varies as it is based on the Hindu calendar). Diwali means “Festival of Lights” and for many people (read more …)

Action 283: Cancel some of your newspapers

Date: 10 October Action: 283 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ SAVES MONEY   The traditional newspaper is in decline – in more ways than one! We entirely recognise the value of reading, and that newspapers have a role to play in many countries where internet access is more limited or (read more …)

Action 281: Collect “recycle at stores” items separately

Date: 08 October Action: 281 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ NIL   Annoyingly, kerbside recycling doesn’t cover all food packaging – yet There are too many types of plastic in our food packaging, and not all are recyclable “at the kerbside”, so it’s not always easy to know what to (read more …)