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 301: Avoid products that contribute directly to deforestation

Date: 28 October Action: 301 Cost of taking action: NIL   From our guest author Halima Curran in Libya Deforestation is impacting on us all – we can all help by choosing what we buy with care Why should we bother about deforestation?  Here’s why. Deforestation contributes to climate change.  (read more …)

Action 295: Minimise your microplastic and nanoplastic “footprint”

Date: 22 October Action: 295 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ NIL   By our guest author Divya Hari in Singapore Understanding what happens to plastic when it is discarded is crucial. Do you know about microplastics and nanoplastics? Plastic, being cheap and versatile, is pervasively used in packaging, a wide (read more …)

Action 285: Take your child to an aquarium

Date: 12 October Action: 285 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ MED   From our guest author Jasmin Harrison in Australia Childhood experiences shape our thinking and attitude – including about the environment When was the last time you visited an aquarium? Today’s action is simple and fun – take your (read more …)

Action 283: Cancel some of your newspapers

Date: 10 October Action: 283 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ SAVES MONEY   The traditional newspaper is in decline – in more ways than one! We entirely recognise the value of reading, and that newspapers have a role to play in many countries where internet access is more limited or (read more …)