Action 259: Make a plan for World Cleanup Day this Saturday

Date: 16 September Action: 259 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ NIL   Prepare for an important weekend! This Saturday – 18 September – is World Cleanup Day. If you haven’t made plans already to be involved, please give some thought as to what you can do on Saturday to help. (read more …)

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 257: “There is no such thing as away”, challenge yourself to this thought exercise

Date: 14 September Action: 257 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ NIL   “There is no such thing as away” Annie Leonard Founder The Story of Stuff Today we would like you to commit to setting a little bit of time aside to undertake what is called a “thought exercise”. A (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 …)