Why Do something this Earth Day? 

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.

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Earth Day Do Action Plan

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.

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8 planet friendly things you can do for Earth Hour, and beyond

Illustration of hands holding the earth

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.

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World Wildlife Day Do Action Plan

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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.

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Action Leaders Q&A: Vineeta Greenwood, Wholegrain Digital

Vineeta Greenwood, our first Action Leader

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 push society forward, but they’re 10 a penny.
What we need now is Action Leaders.

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February Do Action-Action Plan

Here’s February!

Fairtrade fortnight, World Wetlands Day, Chinese New Year, Black History Month, Winter Olympics, there’s even a Pokemon Day on the 27th (go walking?). It’s a busy month.

Let’s pack it with positive, everyday climate action.

Whether you’re more sustainable than an edible coffee cup, or brand new to sustainable living, let our Do Actions help you and your community take positive steps to a better future.

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How to choose fair trade products and services

Mmmmm… chocolate

Did you know the average Brit eats 7,560 chocolate bars in a lifetime? Did you also know that the average female coca farmer is paid just 23p a day

Time for a change, eh?
Whether it’s Fairtrade fornight, or you just need some more tea bags, fair trade and ethical products are widely available.

To help you navigate your way towards a kinder shopping basket, here’s our round up of fair trading certifications.  

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January Do Action-Action Plan

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Oh yes! It’s that time. As you may know, action is the antidote to anxiety, so let’s get Doing.

Kick off 2022 with four priority Do Actions inspired by Veganuary, post-holiday health and tree planting season.

Whether you’re new to an activity or a dab hand, we’ve got suggestions for your next steps so everyone in our community can make lasting, positive lifestyle changes.

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