Check out our Climate Conscious Living tips below!
How can you reduce your food waste?
Food waste is a major contributor to the climate crises, due to it releasing methane as it breaks down. If food waste were a country it would be the third largest emitter of greenhouse gases!
Find out how to reduce your food waste during lockdown via the Love Food Hate Waste website! They provide a load of tips on how to prolong the shelf life of your food and tasty recipes to help you cut down on food waste.
Need help greening your home working environment?
Unless you live a zero waste lifestyle there is always room for improvement when it comes to taking care of the planet. A great place to start is the comfort of your own home!
Getting outside and enjoying nature will not just aid your work but also your physical and mental health!
You are encouraged to safely get outdoors, and this can include going for a run, walk or bike ride! You can also take part in Queen’s GYO (Grow Your Own) Competition.
If you have kids to teach and entertain, this is a brilliant opportunity to get outside and learn about nature! So what can you get up to?
Need to get to the shop? Why not travel green and hop on your bike! This will benefit your mental and physical health, while limiting your carbon footprint.
Staff within Queen's can take advantage of Queen’s cycle to work scheme, cycle+, which is permanently open to new applications. Operated by Cyclescheme, staff can find out more information on the various benefits here.
Are you worried about biking around Belfast? Or are you unsure where dedicated bike paths are located? Sustrans provides a range of resources which will help you get on your bike!
Keen to start biking with your family? Check out these nine steps to teaching your child to ride a bike without stabilisers.
One of the best things you can do is to keep yourself informed – the more you know the better. It leaves you better equipped to have those conversations with your friends and family and the people you want to influence.
What can you do to encourage people to act for the climate? For inspiration, and direction, we have turned to Climate Scientist Professor Katherine Hayhoe!
Katherine Hayhoe states one of the key things you can do to tackle climate change is talk about it. Click here for the Katharine Hayhoe talk entitled ‘The most important thing you can do to fight climate change: talk about it’.
With the good weather, this is a great opportunity to get outside with your family!
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