Making a difference
What local people are doing to tackle the climate crisis
There are many people in the Borough who are already doing their bit for the environment and finding new ways in which to help tackle climate change.
Here are some of the "Climate Change Champions" with their stories.
Making litter picking cool
"Being a conscious consumer is a huge part of helping our planet and if we have the privilege of choice we should use that to make more eco-friendly choices. We can’t do everything, but we can all do something.”
Find out how Rachel is promoting zero-waste, litter picking, plastic free living.
“It’s sad to still see litter being dropped though. I don't think people realise how dangerous it is to drop litter. If everyone picked up one piece of litter everyday we’d see a big difference.”
Find out what Drew is doing to help the local environment.
"I would like to see people in the area get involved in trying to tackle climate change, starting with working out what small changes can be made easily."
Find out what Ben has done to make his home energy efficient.
Design for Life
“Saving the environment is very important to me. Ensuring I can have the same environmentally friendly passion in my work as I do in my everyday life will hopefully mean I'm doing my bit to help save, or at least reduce my impact on, the environment.”
Find out how Hannah is recycling to create unique costumes.
Food for thought
“It would be lovely to not see as much food going in the bin. If we can help people in need at the same time then that is a huge bonus.”
Find out what Lucy is doing to help reduce food waste in the Borough.