Action 165: Go paperless for statements and bills

Date: 14 June Action: 165 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ FREE   Save paper and carbon emissions with action 165 Action 165 is for you to arrange for your utility companies, bank and credit card companies to send you your bills and statements through an online account page or by (read more …)

Action 161: Cancel a summer firework display

Date: 10 June Action: 161 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ SAVES MONEY   Firework displays do a lot of damage – please rethink if you are planning one this summer There are other, better ways to celebrate 04 July Over the last couple of decades, in fact ever since the (read more …)

Action 155: Don’t buy BabyBel cheeses

Date: 04 June Action: 155 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ NIL   Consumer pressure needs to be brought to bear on packaging like this For this day’s action – action 155 – we are naming and shaming the packaging on BabyBel cheeses. As you can see from the picture below, (read more …)

Action 152: Ditch unnecessary fruit and veg packaging

Date: 01 June Action: 152 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ NIL   From our guest writer Jasmin in Australia Fruit and vegetables already come in their own natural wrapping – their skins! Embrace the nude veggie, says Jasmin Have you had the experience of getting home from your weekly grocery (read more …)

Action 151: Leave unnecessary packaging at the checkout

Date: 31 May Action: 151 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ NIL   Did you know you can leave unwanted, unnecessary packaging at the supermarket checkout? Here’s why it can be a good idea It might look and feel a little bit unusual, but there are actually many benefits from leaving (read more …)

Action 149: Dispose of printer cartridges responsibly

Date: 29 May Action: 149 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ NIL   Printer cartridges are another growing eco-problem – but they don’t have to be For action 149, please resolve to dispose of printer cartridges responsibly. Why is this necessary? Between offices and home computing, we get through millions of (read more …)