Be the Change
Be the Change invites you to challenge yourself to change the future.
Research shows that if we all address our consumerist ways and advocate for justice we can create better outcomes for ourselves and the planet. Find out more about our six challenges, and how you can get involved to change the future.
Eat a largely plant-based diet, with healthy portions and no waste.
Refresh your wardrobe with only second-hand clothes.
Walk, cycle or use public transport. Travel by land or ferry over flying, where possible.
Keep electrical items for seven years or more.
Notice and act on inefficiencies such as leaking taps or draughts. Enjoy four-minute showers.
Make a positive contribution by volunteering, recycling, growing plants, composting and raising awareness.
- You’ll make an impact: Government and business do have most responsibility, but evidence shows that in wealthy countries everyone needs to make personal changes within 10 years.
- You’ll grow as a person: Taking yourself outside of your comfort zone and is vital for building your confidence and developing new skills.
- You’ll enjoy it: Less stuff, more joy! You’ll get more creative in the kitchen, seek out second hand bargains, spend more time outdoors and meet people on the sustainability journey.
Even if you can’t keep to it 100%, you can still ‘Be the Change’ and just do what you can.
Each month we focus on a challenge. Here's a look at the year ahead: January - Food, February - Action, March - Travel, April - Fashion, May - Water & Energy, October - all challenges re-launch, November - Water & Energy, December - Electricals.
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