Action 252: Service your car ready for the autumn

Date: 09 September Action: 252 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ 150-200   Servicing your car can help the environment as well as save you money and improve safety As we approach the autumn (in the northern hemisphere!) and colder weather is on the cards, now is the time to book (read more …)

Action 250: Plan food shopping more carefully

Date: 07 September Action: 250 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ SAVES MONEY   From our guest writer Barbara in Scotland Your shopping bill, food waste, your plastic footprint, and your carbon footprint can all be reduced by some common-sense planning Today’s action is to plan your food shopping properly. Shopping (read more …)

Action 227: Ask your boss to let you work at home occasionally

Date: 15 August Action: 227 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ NIL   Working at home can be healthy for you and the environment! Today’s action is to ask your boss if you can work at home occasionally. Of course, many jobs don’t lend themselves to this, but many do, especially (read more …)

Action 226: Don’t over-order on purpose knowing you will return purchases

Date: 14 August Action: 226 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ NIL   Consumers are increasingly ordering things simply to return them to the retailer – here’s why it’s a bad idea! Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, online ordering was making up a massive proportion of retail sales in the UK (read more …)