Lifestyle changes to limit Covid-19 also help to repair our climate

We are in the grip of the Covid-19 crisis. It is restricting us in all areas of life, and causes so much suffering. But we know it will pass, and afterwards we will re-orient ourselves. Other topics will re-emerge, one of which will certainly be climate change. How will we look back and reflect then? Here a few numbers on our carbon footprints, and what effect the current restrictions have on it. Taking into account UK production and import of goods, the average person in the UK produces 12 tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalents (CO2e) per year. To gradually achieve … more

Is that an island in my bath?!


This year we are hoping to put together a Transition Streets programme for Letchworth. This means finding out about local companies that can help us reduce our carbon footprint. I have just started looking at how we can save water and took a look at the free products on offer from Affinity Water. There are quite a few interesting freebies to help us reduce our water consumption. Four minute shower timers in a variety of colours. Two minute toothbrush timers that remind the kids to turn the taps off. Various shower heads and flow rate devices for showers.  Then there … more