At Home

There are lots of little ways to become more sustainable at home without impacting on your lifestyle.

What can you do at home?

From upcycling and DIY to teaching kids about sustainability or even creating your own wildlife friendly garden no matter the space (a windowsill will do) - the fight against the climate crisis starts at home.

  1. Reduce

  2. Reuse

  3. Repair

  4. Recycle

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11% of our wildlife species have become endangered since 1970.

What can you do at home?

  1. Try shopping packaging free at one of Scotland's many zero waste stores.

  2. Upcycle old furniture to give it a new lease of life rather than buying new.

Fun ways to teach kids about sustainability

Talking about sustainability and environmental issues can be daunting at the best of times, but what can you do when it comes to trying to teach your kids about sustainability?

Children recycling bottles
A hand putting leftover vegetables into a compost bin

An easy guide to composting at home

To make the best compost, aim for a mixture of quick to rot ‘greens’ that provide important nitrogen and moisture, and slower to rot ‘browns’ that provide carbon and fibre and allow air pockets to form.