Action 261: Send your wine corks to recorked.com

Date: 18 September Action: 261 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ NIL   What to do with your wine cork collection … solved!! Wine corks are one of those things that we are sometimes not too sure about … do they go in the recycling, garden waste, or non-recyclables bin? We (read more …)

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 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 …)

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 …)