July Action Plan

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.

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Action Leaders Spotlight: Employee Engagement with Julia Chalmers, SSE

Credit: SSE

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.

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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

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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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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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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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Stories of climate progress from 2021

Rewilding in Scotland

It can be easy to feel hopeless in the face of climate change. But don’t be glum chum. There’s hope in every corner, you just need to know where to look.

Here’s our round up just some of the climate-related good news stories from 2021, and the Do Actions that celebrate them.

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