act and adapt

  • Move your money to a bank which is more green and ethical, info on http:/www.moveyourmoney.org.uk
  • Be aware of your environment, notice nature, and notice how consumerism and advertising heavily influences us all to consume more.
  • See the film ‘The Age of Stupid’ – it looks back at us now from the future, and asks why we have not acted in our best interests.
  • See online W:www.thestoryofstuff.com and The Story of Cap and Trade, by Annie Leonard, to educate and inspire.
  • Insulate your house, turn the thermostat down, even 1 degree & reduce your water consumption.
  • Sign up for a green electricity tariff from a good supplier.( Info in the Energy section)
  • Ride a bike - good for health, more fun, and leave car at home, and consider your addiction to fossil fuel (in every aspect of life)!
  • Don’t fly away on holiday.
  • Choose the most fuel-efficient car available, or join the car club http://www.co-wheels.org.uk/shropshire
  • Sign up for a local organic vegetable box scheme, or create more and more local ones.
  • Consider eating more fruit and veg and less meat.
  • Avoid supermarkets, (with invisible owners) - use our unique local independent shops and support local markets.
  • Put as little in the bin as possible: reuse, reduce, repair, recycle or compost instead..  Put your dustbin on a diet!  See http://www.thedustbindiet.org.uk  in Recycling section
  • Use your own permanent shopping bag