There’s a load of information out there to help us through ‘what to do’ to help reduce our carbon footprint – as well as to make life a little easier for ourselves.
Here are some of those places to go.
Guidance on reducing our carbon footprint:
From Sustainable Sidmouth: The Champions Awards 2023 are about inspiring us to save some money, in our families and communities – and to help ‘save the planet’ in whatever small, local ways we can: What-each-of-us-can-do-to-SAVE-MONEY-SAVE-THE-PLANET.pdf
From Exmouth and beyond: Our Place Our Planet is a resource to help you take small steps to tackle the climate emergency. It gives local and national links to help you put these steps into action. Our Place Our Planet
From Transition Exmouth’s good friend Sarah Allen: Save money, lower your carbon footprint, consume less and be happier! https://www.rhubarbandrunnerbeans.co.uk/
From Greenpeace: If you are looking for ordinary ways to make an extraordinary difference to the world, you’ve come to the right place. In just a few clicks, you’ll get access to 101 ideas to make your choices count. From simple swaps to high-impact changes, there’s something for everyone. Greenpeace Guide to Life
Maps on emissions:
Believe it or not, Sidmouth has a couple of hot spots where the air pollution, including CO2, is quite high: “Significant air pollution” in Sidmouth – update – Vision Group for Sidmouth
You can get “a free Air Quality report for your address” here: addresspollution.org
There are some excellent maps available – with an interactive map of greenhouse gas emissions: Local Authority GHG Map
And a general emission map where you can chose the pollutant: UK Emissions Interactive Map