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Pick up some litter: DO ONE THING

Every week we bring you a simple idea for reducing your carbon footprint and protecting the planet. This week: the benefits of litter picking for you and your neighbourhood.
Angela Terry 11 Oct 2019 3 min read
Beacon litter

DO ONE THING: Change your toilet paper

Every week we bring you a new, simple idea for reducing your carbon footprint and protecting the planet. This week, we look at the environmental impact of toilet paper, and the easy switch you can make to reduce it.
Angela Terry 10 Sep 2019 3 min read

Visit a charity shop

Every week we bring you a new, simple idea for reducing your carbon footprint and protecting the planet. This week, we look at the benefits of a little retail therapy, charity shop style.
Angela Terry 4 Sep 2019 4 min read
Visit a charity shop

Six green and great day out destinations

Forget packed amusement parks and overhyped tourist attractions. These destinations make for an altogether more inspirational – and sustainable – family day out.
Angela Terry 31 Jul 2019 3 min read
The Eden Project, Cornwall

Malta by train: How travelling without planes can become a big adventure

Giving up air travel is a positive step to reducing your carbon footprint. But it doesn’t have to mean giving up travelling or never going abroad. In fact, flight-free travel can turn getting around into an adventure all of its own, says complementary therapist and charity worker Linda Jones, who shares her account of travelling to Malta by train. 
Angela Terry 23 May 2019 4 min read