Action 331: Don’t use disposable coffee cups

Date: 27 November Action: 331 Cost of taking action: LOW   By our guest author Halima Curran in Libya Badly in need of a rejuvenating cup of coffee whilst shopping or travelling? That’s happened to many of us, but whilst savouring the (hopefully) exquisite brew and feeling the transformation from (read more …)

Action 322: Use reusable or compostable capsules for your branded coffee machine

Date: 18 November Action: 322 Cost of taking action: LOW   Single-serve coffee pods are an environmental nightmare But nowadays there are improvements – the coffee industry is making it easier for consumers to recycle single-serve coffee pods and reusable versions are available. If you use a coffee pod machine, (read more …)

Action 320: Be a plastic beachcomber

Date: 16 November Action: 320 Cost of taking action: NIL   If we all did this, our beaches would be better for everyone Today’s action is one to take the next time you are at the beach. Simply resolve to pick up a few pieces of plastic waste; sadly, wherever (read more …)

Action 319: Visit toiletriesamnesty.org

Date: 15 November Action: 319 Cost of taking action: NIL   Learn about this amazing UK based organisation; if you are not in the UK, check for similar initiatives in your country Toiletries Amnesty are a social, ethical and environmental organisation working across the UK and abroad. They work to (read more …)

Action 311: Be an environmentally responsible dog owner

Date: 07 November Action: 311 Cost of taking action: NIL   A few simple steps to making your best friend greener Having a dog can be bad for the environment, but there are ways to prevent it. Today’s action is: be an environmentally responsible dog owner! How can you reduce (read more …)

Action 310: Green your laundry routine

Date: 06 November Action: 310 Cost of taking action: LOW   Written by our guest writer Lynsey Clayton from Monsoon of Random in the UK Laundry products combined with “fast fashion” are causing environmental damage Lynsey follows her article a few days ago about fast fashion with this action about laundry microplastics (read more …)

Action 309: Don’t be a wishcycler

Date: 05 November Action: 309 Cost of taking action: NIL   An article on BBC News today reminds us of th need to take care when recycling at home Have you heard about “wishcycling”? Wishcycling is where someone is very well-intentioned about recycling but puts stuff into the recycling system (read more …)