A Pledge is a record of the change you’re making. Whether it’s as simple as swapping to reusable water bottles, or as big as ditching your diesel car for an electric upgrade – there are so many ways to Pledge!
Here’s our ever-growing resource of pledges with links and useful info to support you in your Pledgeballing!
Use recycled toilet paper
Pay into a carbon offsetting scheme
Plant some trees
Use a milk alternative, or no milk at all!
Reduce your dairy consumption by 50%
Plant your own vegetable garden
Go vegan for two days a week.
Reduce meat consumption by 50% (especially beef and lamb)
Buy groceries only from in-country suppliers
Cook your leftovers and minimise your food waste
Compost your food waste
Buy a food and garden waste bin like HotBin
Do a litter pick on your street
Do a beach clean
Defrost your freezer and descale your kettle
Draught proof your home
Get a home energy audit
Install a programmable thermostat and thermostatic radiator valves
Keep chargers, TVs and computers off at the wall
Switch to energy efficient light bulbs
Only buy appliances with a good energy efficiency rating
Install solar panels or solar thermal
Use a reusable bottle instead of buying bottled water
Use an eco-cup for hot drinks on the go
Buy big packs of snacks instead of multi-packs, and split them into reusable containers at home
Recycle everything you can
Register and put a sign on your door to ask for no junk mail.
Use a shampoo bar instead of a bottle
Use a flannel or reusable face wipes instead of single-use wipes.
Use ecofriendly menstrual products (cups, reusable pads, underwear etc.)
Use eco-friendly nappies
Buy wood etc from reclamation yards etc
Buy breakdown cover from a carbon neutral company
When staying in holiday accommodation, write and ask them to take measures to be green
Switch to a green energy supplier
Switch to an environmentally-friendly bank