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Everyone needs to do their bit. Little changes can still have a big impact. Where to start? These might help...

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Reduce your carbon footprint

Your carbon footprint is a measure of the amount of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases you contribute to the atmosphere through your lifestyle.

WWF have produced a simple carbon calculator you can use, https://footprint.wwf.org.uk/#/

We like local sustainability experts Carbon Savvy's calculator too, https://calculator.carbonsavvy.uk/

Carbon Savvy also have a fun and informative newsletter you can sign up to, https://carbonsavvy.us8.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=244f2f4f58c5538cf26925e40&id=4f76f11a01 ), helping you reduce your carbon footprint.

Sign up to Energy 361's free member programme

They'll send you practical tips and advice on how to reduce your carbon footprint, one week at a time. They'll let you know about local climate events, and offers and discounts from climate friendly products and services. We've worked with Energy 361 for some time promoting their home energy advice service - a great local social enterprise supporting our residents and businesses in reducing their carbon impact.

https://361energy.org/you/

Support wildlife

Devon Wildlife Trust can show you a number of ways you can take action at home to help wildlife and the environment, from making a seed bomb or a bug hotel to growing a mini-meadow https://www.devonwildlifetrust.org/actions

You can also make a Pledge for Nature with the North Devon Biosphere, https://www.biosphere.org.uk/pledge-for-nature/about

And if it all sounds like too much effort, here's 8 lazy ways to be environmentally friendly...

https://friendsoftheearth.uk/climate-change/8-lazy-ways-be-environmentally-friendly

Volunteer

We work with volunteers at some of our sites, current events are advertised in our climate change newsletter.

Funding and advice

Funding may be available to help you take action. You could check out our latest climate change newsletter.

 

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