Get involved in PEDAL

…or on a more individual basis

  • Talk to your stair about plant­ing a few fruit trees and /or
    bushes in your back green/garden
  • Get a com­post bin for your back green/garden and invite all
    in your stair to use it (inform­a­tion on home com­post­ing)
  • Buy loc­al
  • Walk, cycle, get the bus, take the train, join the City Car
    Club
  • Sign the pledge not to fly
  • Join a loc­al eco-team and sup­port each oth­er to reduce your
    energy use, pro­duce less waste and reduce your car­bon emis­sions
  • Sign the pledge not to con­sume more than you need
  • Recycle whatever you can
  • Look into put­ting sol­ar pan­els and/or a wind­mill on your roof (you might be able to get a grant)
  • Insulate your home – don’t leave your front door open!
  • Use low energy light bulbs
  • Switch to a green energy elec­tri­city sup­pli­er (eg Good Energy or Ecotricity)
  • Turn your heat­ing ther­mo­stat down a few degrees
  • Turn all machines off — don’t leave any­thing on standby
  • Try man­aging without a freezer/fridge/dishwasher/tumble
    drier
  • Don’t buy heav­ily pack­aged food
  • Organise a loc­al clothes swap even­ing with your friends
  • Give unwanted items to a char­ity shop or to anoth­er home via Freegle
volun­teer with PEDAL