12 low carbon companies

USE THE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OF THESE COMPANIES FOR YOUR MAIN LIFESTYLE NEEDS AND YOUR CARBON FOOTPRINT COULD REDUCE BY UPTO 80%.  BRING YOUR CUSTOM TO ONE OR MORE OF THESE COMPANIES AND YOU WILL BE HELPING BRITAIN ON THE PATH TO NET ZERO.

Secondary glazing and insulation for period homes and listed properties 

Mitchell & Dickinson help owners of listed and period properties to save energy and make their homes warmer, with bespoke solutions, throughout the South of England.  They have a triple bottom line of ‘people, planet, profit,’ to help create a world that is a better place to live.  Visit them here: www.mitchellanddickinson.co.uk

Good Energy – green energy supliers.  Power a cleaner, greener future

They supply 100% renewable electricity and carbon neutral gas. They draw on over two decades of green expertise so that using energy use can be good for you, your home and our planet. Visit them here: www.goodenergy.co.uk

Triodos bank. Winners of the ‘Best ethical financial provider’ 2023

Banking and finances for people who want to see a better world. As one of the world’s most sustainable banks, we help reduce the carbon footprint of your money. Visit them here: www.triodos.co.uk

Organic veg boxes. Your local supplier of low carbon, seasonal,organic produce delivered across England

Riverford organic farmers and veg box distributors.  Offers you the best in taste, nutrition and lowest toxins, eating organic produce can save up to a tonne of CO² per person per year, and supports British farmers and the local economy – it’s win-win-win! The company is also employee owned.  Visit them here here: www.riverford.co.uk

Expert advice for life’s everyday questions

Which? magazine and website have long played a role in sustainability. They’re committed to championing sustainability for consumers and to being a credible source of expertise and advice on sustainable consumerism. Visit them here: www.which.co.uk

Sustainable smartphones.  Best in the industry for sustainable electronics

Fairphone are dedicated to a fairer and more sustainable electronics industry. Get your next phone from them and become part of the change. Visit them here: www.fairphone.com

Wholesale co-operative selling delicious & sustainable foods and household products

Enjoy their range of ethical, organic, fairtrade and healthy wholefoods, delivered to your door. They deliver over 7000 vegetarian, natural, responsibly sourced products across the UK and internationally. Visit them here: www.suma.coop

Ethical Consumer, the alternative consumer organisation. Use your spending power to change the world for the better

Ethical Consumer magazine and website provides the tools and resources you need to make the choices which you believe in, according to your personal ethics.  All theinspiration you need to revolutionise the way you spend, save and live. Visit them here: www.ethicalconsumer.org

Delphis Eco for cleaning products that are loved by professionals

Ecological UK-made cleaning products. Environmentally friendly, biodegradable, sustainable and plant-based.  Visit them here: www.delphiseco.com

Suppliers of building, insulation and decorating products which are environmentally conscious and sustainable

Extensive traditional, ecological and sustainable building and decorating products for builders and home owners throughout the UK. Whether it’s a cottage or a castle, we pride ourselves on our service and technical support.  Visit them here: www.mikewye.co.uk

A sustainable fashion brand on a mission to make sustainability a joy for all

Can fashion ever truly be responsible? Yes, when you choose style and good design over trends. Buy better, buy less.  When doing good feels good, that’s when positive change happens.  Extensive women’s wear and limited men’s wear.  Visit them here: www.wearethought.com

High speed trains from London to Paris and beyond  – the greener way to go

There is an eco alternative to flying, with eurostar its easy and hassle free to get to France, Holland and Belgium.  A single flight to Paris is equivilant of 14 eurostar journeys – and Eurostar have committed to 100% renewable energy by 2030 – so get on board! Visit them here: www.eurostar.com

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Making it easy

AS WELL AS USING THE GOODS AND SERVICES OF THESE COMPANIES, THERE ARE LOTS OF SIMPLE WAYS TO REDUCE YOUR CARBON FOOTPRINT, SO LOOK AT OUR ACTIONS PAGE AND CHOSE ONE THAT’S EASY FOR YOU.

We recommend taking it in bite sized chunks with the aim of reducing your carbon footprint by 10% each year.

The good news is that most actions that save CO2 also contribute to making you happier, healthier and wealthier. So it’s win-win.