Take Action Y’all!
Big Climate Tip #1
If you don’t need it, don’t buy it.
Before making any purchase ask yourself if you need it or just want it?
Big Climate Tip #2
Wash your laundry with cold water
Hang it to dry.
Big Climate Tip #3
Beware of Vampires!
Unplug electronics and appliances when not in use. They suck (power).
Big Climate Tip #4
If you are in control of your electricity supply, Switch to 100% renewables.
It takes 10 minutes to switch.
Big Climate Tip #5
Whenever possible, Walk, bike, skate, ski, sled, slide, swim, sail, zipline (or take public transport)
Big Climate Tip #6
Only having a single cup of tea?
Don’t boil a full kettle of water.
Big Climate Tip #7
Eat More Vegetables.
Producing plant-based foods generally results in fewer greenhouse gas emissions and requires less energy, land, and water.
Big Climate Tip #8
Consider your travel.
Airplanes burn large amounts of fossil fuels. Take a train whenever possible.
Big Climate Tip #9
Throw Away Less Food
When food rots in a landfill it produces greenhouse gas. Compost your food waste. Whenever possible.
Big Climate Tip #10
Items we buy cause carbon emissions at each point in production, packaging, transport. Buy Fewer Things.
Big Climate Tip #11
Shop second-hand. Repurpose items for multiples uses. An old t-shirt can make a great tote bag.
Big Climate Tip #12
Before you replace broken or worn out items, try to repair them. Knee patches are sooooo cool.
Big Climate Tip #13
Only 8% of plastic gets recycled. What happens to the rest?
Big Climate Tip #14
Consider the full life-cycle
of everything you buy and eat.
Big Climate Tip #15
Choose Eco-friendly products
Choose products from companies who use resources responsibly and are committed to cutting their greenhouse gas emissions and waste.
Big Climate Tip #16
Buy local and seasonal foods.
Support local farms, limit meat and dairy, consume foods grown without pesticides, hormones or chemical additives and preservatives.
Big Climate Tip #17
Use Your Voice
Speak up about climate change and sustainable lifestyle choices. Talk to neighbors, colleagues, friends and family.
Big Climate Tip #18
If you’re fortunate enough to be able to purchase a vehicle, make sure it’s electric. Even if it’s charged on a grid using fossil fuels, it’s a major reduction in emissions.
Big Climate Tip #19
Try for Zero Waste
Challenge yourself to go one day without producing any waste. Then try two days. Then three. Recruit others to try and make it a friendly competition.
Big Climate Tip #20
Join or Create a Community!
Join forces with others who are on the path of living a sustainable lifestyle. The more we connect on climate change, the greater our collective impact.