I do one thing

I saved an old unit from landfill

I upcycled an old unit that was destined for the dump. I used scraps of wallpaper with mod podge and paint to give it new life.

So much of our waste ends up in landfill, contaminating the soil or shipped off to other countries so repurposing the unit meant one less usable item thrown away carelessly.

Once it’s no longer fit for purpose I’ll upcycle it into something else like a birdhouse.

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Store your leftovers in glass containers

Plastic production is one of the largest contributors towards pollution across the entire globe! From air, land and sea, there is no excape from the damage it is creating.

We urgently need to stop the demand of single use plastics, if we are to have any chance of saving our planet. You can help make a start by swapping out your plastic food containers for glass ones instead. Have a look in cupboards around the house and see what other items can be replaced with alternative, environmentally friendly materials!

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I saved toilet roll inners for planting seeds

To save on buying plastic pots I saved up all our toilet roll inners to use to start my vegetable seedlings this year!  I got my family to save theirs too and I will repay them with vegetables later in the year.

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saving water

School Council  have spent time thinking about what we can do to be less wasteful of our resources.  At lunchtimes the girls all had cups of water and these often went undrunk and so the water was tipped away, the cups all needed to be washed ready for the next lunchtime.   We worked out that if the girls did not use the cups and water from jugs then we would, over the week save over litres of drinking water plus the hot water needed for washing up.  All girls have water bottles which they use through the day so it seemed logical to be bring these into lunch.  A small and easy change that will make an impact.

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iHelped save a pigeon from fishing wire whilst on holiday

Whilst away in the Canary Islands, myself and two others spotted one of the pigeons being fed, had wire wrapped tightly around its feet!

We managed to attract it with crumbs, just close enough to grab it and remove the wire with nail clippers.

Hopefully it will now live a long and happy life.

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iMade a Pen Pot

A pen pot made from a recycled Smoothie bottle, card cut from a tissue box and electrical cable to form the top.

Small actions – big impact

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Pick up a piece of litter and dispose of it responsibly

Far too often, our British wildlife is being injured by rubbish that is cast aside by people. If you see a piece of litter on the street as you are out walking, pick it up and pop it in the nearest bin. 

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