The New Year is a great opportunity to reflect on old habits and consider adopting new green ones. Discover how some of the most popular New Year’s Resolutions (according to this website) can also be easy ways to reduce your carbon footprint. What else are you planning to do? Let us know! We’d love to hear more green ideas. We hope 2022 is a fantastic year for you. #Do1thing4Bude #ClimateFundUK
To swim or not to swim? What are you doing today? Whether you decide to brave the chilly Atlantic or just come to watch, it's events like the Christmas Day swim that remind us what an amazing place Bude is. We can achieve a lot when we work together. Happy Christmas everyone from Bude Climate Partnership. 🌲 #Budeslsc #Speedopics #Christmasdayswim #ClimateFundUK
In the UK we throw away 226,800 miles of wrapping paper at Christmas, enough to encircle the world nine times. Make this Christmas the year you ditch this single-use, unnecessary item that uses energy to create and is often non-recyclable. Instead, rethink your wrapping solutions with some eco alternatives. Raiding the cupboards rather than buying new is the way forward – and it’s cheaper as well as greener. 1. If you're gifting a bottle, top it with a Santa hat made from old
Who can remember the floods in Bude in 1993? All was water from Nanny Moore's Bridge to The Falcon. Apparently, a bride and groom had to be ferried to their reception by rowing boat. 🤵👰🚣 Does anyone recall this - and more importantly, have photographs of that time? We're working on a project about memories of Bude and would love to include your images of the 1993 flood. Get out your albums and message us, tag friends and add below with any flood shots - thank you so much.
If you have to make like Scott of the Antarctic to retrieve your frozen peas, then it’s time to defrost your freezer. Not only can you save up to £150 a year by regularly defrosting, it also makes your freezer more energy-efficient because it doesn’t have to work as hard. Lower your bills and lower your carbon footprint – it’s a win-win. What other kitchen tips have you discovered? Let us know with the hashtag #do1thing4Bude. #Do1thing4Bude #ClimateFundUK