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LOCAL GREEN INITIATIVES

Click on the names below to visit their website, get contact details etc.

Eggcup (towncentre) : DON'T WASTE FOOD - Raw or Cooked - drop it off here

Single Step Wholefoods (towncentre) : Where you can buy groceries like soap and grains without being packaged in plastic

Bay Area Recycling : Where you can recycle non-kerbside things like crisp packets.

Plastic Bottle Top Project : Where you can recycle plastic bottle tops 

Precious Plastic : Where you can buy useful things and gifts made of recycled plastic

Transition City Lancaster:  A community organization that provides local support for the transition towards a resilient and sustainable community in the Lancaster area

In the UK:
Xcess : DON'T WASTE FOOD - Contact Xcess - they have member organisations across the UK who accept excess food.

Check if your Car can use E10 Petrol:  Click here to go to the gov.uk site which will let you check this. Using E10 petrol is a great idea as it uses less carbon and can lead to cutting caron emissions by 750,000 tonnes a year

Read more about E10 petrol - https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-58398606

Carbon Footprint Calculator
https://www3.epa.gov/carbon-footprint-calculator/ 
What is your carbon footprint? It's how much greenhouse gases, such as carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, fluorinated gases a person produces daily. 

 

Carbon Offset for Flights Calculator
https://co2.myclimate.org/en/flight_calculators/new
Use this to estimate carbon emissions of your flight and the amount of money needed to offset them.