Action 136: Set up a “help yourself” table

Date: 16 May Action: 136 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ FREE   Action 136: Declutter your life and save natural resources Action 136 is an easy way to give things away that you don’t need, but that others might want. Simply set up a “help yourself” table outside your house (read more …)

Action 129: Reduce food waste using the OLIO app

Date: 09 May Action: 129 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ NIL   There’s no excuse for the current massive food waste in developed countries Across the developed world we waste millions of tonnes of food. This is: hugely expensive responsible for substantial wasted carbon emissions consuming packaging and transport resources (read more …)

Action 128: Take our “no plastic picnic challenge”

Date: 08 May Action: 128 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ MINIMAL   In the UK and USA, summer picnics are on the horizon at last! In the UK and USA, improvements in the COVID-19 situation and the approach of summer mean that, hopefully, we will soon be able to enjoy (read more …)

Action 118: Use a refillable lighter

Date: 28 April Action: 118 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ SAVES MONEY   Plastic disposable cigarette lighters are a major marine plastic polluter Plastic lighters are sadly one of the most common types of trash found in our seas. This is entirely avoidable (and you don’t have to give up (read more …)

Action 116: Don’t buy clothes made from recycled plastic

Date: 26 April Action: 116 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ NIL Click for full image   Clothes made from recycled plastic do much, much more harm than good Today’s action might sound a little bit counter to our usual stance, but please read on. There is a growing trend to (read more …)