Shop differently – 5 simple tips

Reduce, reuse, recycle is the basic mantra of sustainable living, but we all have to buy *some* stuff to get by. Even on our weekly shop the choices we make can make a difference to our environmental impact. You might already do all of this, but just in case you don’t, here are 5 simple tips to help reduce your environmental impact as you shop…[…]

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Buy locally-produced food

One large source of carbon dioxide emissions is in the production and transport of food. You can reduce your impact on climate change by choosing Local Foodwherever possible. The energy and emissions involved in producing food account for 22% of the UK’s greenhouse gas emissions. 40 per cent of all UK road freight is food related. A report published in the journal Food Policy calculated[…]

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