The sun is out so it’s time for zero waste to shine! ☀️
Coming up in July is:
♻️ Plastic Free July – all month
🛍️ Global Plastic Bag Free day – 3rd July
👭 International Day of Friendship – 30th July
To celebrate, check out this months tips for making your social summer that little bit more susty 👇
There’s something for everyone, no matter where you are on your sustainability journey.
Welcome to Do Nation’s Action Leaders; a celebration of the people in our communities who are leading by doing.
Do Nation is here to help keep global heating under 2 degrees, and limit devastating impact on communities near and far. For this we need radical optimism, imagination and action.
Thought leaders help us see how life can be, Action Leaders put it into action. This month we’re talking to Julia Chalmers who successfully engaged thousands of employees at SSE in sustainable living.
We have a confession to make.
Up till the other week, our website had a carbon footprint that we were not particularly proud of.
Here’s the problem.
Since COP26, general interest in sustainability has fizzled… if not out, then certainly down.
Where’s the impetus, the energy, the drive we saw leading up to November 2021? How do we get it back?
There is so much to celebrate in June! ✨
We’re focussing in on three of our favourite global environment days:
🚴♀️ World Bicycle Day | Friday 3rd June
🌎 World Environment Day | Sunday 5th June
🌊 World Oceans Day | Wednesday 8th June
It’s a busy time, so we’ve put an action plan together for you to make your month simple, and impactful.
Whilst all sorts of everyday actions help tackle climate change, there is a short list of – the big hitters – that you can focus on.
Of the 20 actions identified by Project Drawdown (below), we’ve highlighted 4 for Earth Day, April 22nd, and summarised top level reasons why.
If there’s one day of the year you can legitimately encourage friends and colleagues to do something for the environment, Earth Day on 22nd April is it.
This Earth Day Do Action Plan has a wide range of sustainable actions. So whether you’ve new to climate action or could give David Attenborough a run for his money, read on.
Every year, at 8:30 pm on the last Saturday of March, millions of people across the world turn power down for Earth Hour.
This year Earth Hour is on 26th March.
Whether you’re new to sustainable living, or been at it for years we’ve got tools and tips to help you reduce your carbon footprint on the 26th, and beyond.
So take your pick from our list of 8 Earth Hour friendly Do Actions.
It’s World Wildlife Day on the 3rd of March and a brilliant excuse to connect your colleagues and community with nature.
This World Wildlife Day Do Action plan is for you to share and use to engage your people. It’s teeming with everyday tips and tools that help wildlife.
And the best news of all? No matter how much or how little people know, there are tips and actions for all levels of engagement and understanding.
The 22nd of March is World Water Day.
We’ve pulled together our favourite water saving actions that we hope will inspire you, your colleagues and people in your community to start making small, water saving changes this World Water Day.