Our city’s shared plan to tackle climate change

Tips to contribute to a zero carbon city

 

1. Become a Carbon Literate person or organisation www.carbonliteracy.com

 

2. Switch to a greener tariff or invest in renewable energy www.carboncoop.com and www.gmcr.co.uk

 

3. Get a smart meter and use it www.smartenergygb.org

 

4. Use less energy at home www.energysavingtrust.org

 

5. Sign your business up to the Green Growth support programme www.green-growth.org.uk

 

6. Use public transport, cycle or walk: www.tfgm.com

 

7. Follow the waste hierarchy of prevention, minimisation, reuse, recycle, recovery, disposal www.wrap.org.uk

 

8. Choose local, sustainable and seasonal food. Make sure to eat less meat and waste less: www.lovefoodhatewaste.com

 

9. Plant a tree: www.cityoftrees.org.uk

 

10. Sign your school up and work through the Eco Schools Bronze, Silver and Green Flag levels: www.eco-schools.org.uk