All resources from the Learn & Act pages

The Big Plastic Countdown

Sustainable Amersham participated in the Big Plastic Countdown organised by Everyday Plastic and Greenpeace to uncover the truth about how much we throw away and what happens to it

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Repair cafe

Repair cafe is back in Amersham! Bring in your broken items and work with our volunteer experts to repair them on-site.

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Toilet bomb recipe

Instead of using harsh toilet cleaners from plastic bottles, try these easy-to-make toilet bombs instead. We’re converts! 300g bicarbonate of soda (available in 500g boxes

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How Bad Are Bananas

This seminal book was written by Mike Berners-Lee to illustrate ‘the carbon footprint of everything,’ from emails to long haul flights. The target he sets

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Ethical Consumer

Ethical Consumer magazine is a fantastic resource on all topics, from finance to fashion, energy to electronics. You can choose if you would like a

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Thrift+

With Thrift+, you can shop for high-quality men’s and women’s secondhand clothes, from the best of the high street to designer brands like Burberry and

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Triodos bank

Ranked as Ethical Consumer’s top bank, Triodos offers personal current accounts, savings, and ISAs; business accounts and loans; charity accounts; and crowdfunded investments.

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Riverford

Based in Devon, Riverford‘s local outlet is run by the lovely Tim and Jacqui Rix (email them here). Your weekly delivery can include fresh fruit

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The Future We Choose

This book — written by the key architect of the Paris Agreement, Cristiana Figueres, and political strategist Tom Rivett-Carnac — outlines two scenarios for the

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Recycle Now

Recycle Now is the national recycling campaign for England, supported and funded by the Government and managed by WRAP.

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WRAP

In the organisation’s own words: ‘WRAP is one of the globe’s leading sustainability charities. Based in the UK and with projects around the world we

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Love Food Hate Waste

This website has all sorts of information about food labelling, meal and shopping planning and food storage. Their spin-off site focuses on climate change and

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TRAID

TRAID is a charity working to stop clothes from being thrown away. They turn clothes into funds and resources to reduce the social and environmental

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Re-Fashion

Re-Fashion sells any item of women’s clothing from the high street. Any items donated that cannot be sold go to RAG which are upcycled into

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Loopster

Offering women’s and children’s clothing, Loopster is ‘on a mission to reduce the environmental impact of the fashion industry by buying and selling second-hand fashion.’

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Waterwise

An independent NGO focused on reducing UK water consumption. They support and challenge government, industry and consumers to be innovative and ambitious on water efficiency.

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Rewilding Britain

Rewilding Britain is driving the rewilding movement, with local projects and networks. The website is full of information and ideas about rewilding.

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Wildlife Trust

The Berkshire Buckinghamshire Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust has a vision of a wilder local area. They’re restoring nature across these beautiful counties and empowering people to

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GreenFacts

The GreenFacts initiative is a non-profit project with an independent Scientific Board and a non-advocacy policy. Their mission is to bring complex scientific consensus reports

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Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum has lots of information about biodiversity and projects that are being carried out about biodiversity such as using genomic technologies to

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