Environmental actions: what can we all do?

Here are some suggestions for practical steps we can all consider taking, places to buy eco-friendly stuff and sources of advice about environmentally friendly actions, environmental issues and action.




Some actions to consider… (click on the web links to go to providers)

  1. Use a renewable energy provider                                  Bulb, Which guide, Ecotricity, Green Star Energy, Good Energy
  2. Use a local veg shop                                                          Corner Plot, 119 Park Lane   check web site Food for Mac
  3. Use local buses                                                                   Local bus routes and times
  4. Make waxed cloth instead of  cling film                        Less Stuff , YouTube video with awful soundtrack
  5.  Buy beeswax wraps instead of food bags/cling film Zero Waste Shop, Buxton; Lakeland, Waitrose
  6.  Info on plastic use                                                              Not just once
  7.  Info on local environmental groups and events          Macctastic
  8.  Get less toxic cleaning stuff and bottle re-fills           Zero Waste Shop, 30 High Street Buxton, SK17 6EU
  9.  Get toothpaste tablets/eco-friendly bathroom stuff Itsallaboutyou,  Anythingbutpastic
  10.  Buy eco-friendly cleaning products                               Pebblemag (still in plastic bottles)
  11.  Get info on low carbon food options                             Eatlowcarbon, Guardian article
  12.  Get Info on how to use less carbon                                What to do  Carbon Calculator
  13.  Offsetting Carbon options                                               Cool earth,   Woodland Trust
  14.  Using household waste bins                                           Leave it Loose Digital (1)