Action Group

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Creating positive change through what we buy and how we use resources.

Rethink. Refuse. Reuse, Repair. Recycle

As part of the 2030 Project, the Lifestyle Action Group is exploring how we can support local businesses by encouraging people to shop locally, and change people’s habits and behaviour so much more is repaired and recycled, and far less is wasted.

If you’d like to get involved in this Action Group, either as an active member or an occasional helper, please fill in the sign up form and we’ll be in contact:

To get in touch with the Lifestyle Action Group, email us at: [email protected]

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Here’s what we’re working on


You know there is a climate problem and biodiversity is disappearing, but it all seems so difficult to solve. No matter how small a positive change you make, it is part of the solution. We are determined to be here to support you make those changes and be a #2030 consumer and business. We aim to provide:

What is already happening? You are not alone, lots of individuals, businesses, organisations and even governments are seeking and implementing solutions. See the What is already happening section.

Over the next decade we will implement solutions. To start with we are:

Be #2030Consumer or #2030 Business and be part of the solution.


Articles & Useful Information

We’ll be adding more information here over time, including useful resources, relevant articles and events.

Sat 15 Jan 2022: BN44 Repair Café

Don't bin it - let us help you fix it! The latest in our new series of monthly Repair Café events.  Bring along your items to repair, and anything you'd like sharpened -  like knives, scissors and garden shears. No...

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How can we dress for the planet?

It has been well documented how much impact the fashion industry has on our climate but also on the lives of the people employed and their local communities.  The fashion industry accounts for 10% of global...

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A Beginners Guide to Green Investment

Financial health warning!  This information is provided in good faith and does not constitute investment advice. You should fully research any of the options mentioned before investing. If you're unsure, make sure you...

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How do I? Some useful links

find green books for me to readfind green books for my kids to readfind podcasts on green issuesrecyclewhere my recycling goesknow where my black bag waste goesfind shops that sell refillables

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I’m dreaming of a conscious Christmas……

Christmas is about being thoughtful. The season for giving, receiving and thinking of others. An opportunity for taking time and realising what’s most important to us. This year especially, we’ve had time to reflect on...

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