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 244: Gross! Don’t leave nappies on the beach

Date: 01 September Action: 244 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ NIL   From our guest author Jasmin Harrison in Australia Please don’t leave your dirty nappies on a beach (Or anywhere else for that matter … it’s really gross! … Ed) Unfortunately disposable nappies and disposable swim nappies have become (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 …)