Action 258: Mulch your garden thoughtfully

Date: 15 September Action: 258 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ NIL   An action for gardeners, based on an article by The Royal Horticultural Society and an Instagram post by @cleanyourstoop  Mulching is generally used to save water, suppress weeds and improve the soil around plants. It can make gardening (read more …)

Action 253: Be a green festival-goer

Date: 10 September Action: 253 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ LOW or NIL   Festivals are back after the pandemic, but let’s work together to reduce their impact on the environment If you are a music lover and festival goer, there are some simple and inexpensive (or free) steps you (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 249: Make kids’ party goody-bags sustainable

Date: 06 September Action: 249 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ LOW   Party bags for children are increasingly expected – but often contain a lot of plastic Any parent will know that there is a certain amount of pressure on when it comes to kids’ parties – and never more (read more …)

Action 247: Don’t pretend the bin isn’t full

Date: 04 September Action: 247 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ NIL   It’s amazing how overflowing bins seem to attract even more rubbish! Today’s action is another contribution to reducing our littering problem, please avoid adding to litter bins that are already overflowing. It sounds obvious doesn’t it; but unfortunately (read more …)

Action 241: Learn about sustainable bamboo

Date: 29 August Action: 241 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ NIL   Bamboo is an amazing material and highly sustainable Today’s action is to learn about what bamboo can do! Despite the fact that some bamboo can grow as tall as the tallest trees, bamboo isn’t actually a tree. It (read more …)