Sustainable New Year’s resolutions

It’s so important this year that we all make an effort to reduce our negative impact on the environment! Of course, it’s really up to big businesses and conglomerates to change the way the world handles the climate crisis, however it is still worthwhile for individuals to make positive changes too. Here’s some quick suggestions for sustainable New Year’s resolutions!

There are so many options to modify your diet in a way to be more environmentally friendly. Some ideas include:

  • Meat-free Mondays
  • Veganuary
  • Going pescatarian.

    There are other more radical changes you can make, like:

  • Going vegetarian
  • Going vegan
  • Eating a dairy free diet

In terms of consumerism, try to only buy products that are:

  • Secondhand
  • Fairtrade 
  • Reusable
  • Locally sourced

To limit your carbon footprint when you travel, you can make the effort to use:

  • Extinction rebellion 
  • Wildlife conservation charities
  • Plant-a-tree charities
  • Beach clean up charities 

There’s many organisations international, national or local that will help support you in aiding the sustainability movement, you just have to look them up!

Other positive eco-friendly actions:

  • Spread the message on social media
  • Discussion with your friends, family and peers