The following apps and websites will not only help you make these changes but will also help you track the impact your changes have on the fight for sustainable lifestyles:
By watching one short advert that promotes green and eco-friendly shops, you can plant one tree PER DAY in a number of different countries across the world. For the time it takes to brush your teeth, you are planting a tree and changing a community. Not only does it tell you how many carbon emissions your tree planting is absorbing, it gives you pictures of the projects and the communities you are aiding by watching one advert a day! – HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
Do you always leave the house with a bottle?
Well, this is an amazing app that tells you where you can refill your bottle, for free! This reduces the need to buy water in plastic bottles and also saves you some pence!
o Apple Store – https://apps.apple.com/gb/app/refill/id1137588733
o Play Store – https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=uk.geovation.refill&hl=en&gl=US
Fancy making your whole team greener?
This app allows you to setup competitions within your group and register your Green Wins! Challenges including taking pictures of things you are recycling, remembering to turn the lights off and shopping from local producers!
All of these small changes not only benefit you, they go far in benefitting the local community which we find ourselves in!
o Apple Store – https://apps.apple.com/gb/app/joulebug/id391199306
o Play Store – https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.cleanbit.joulebug&hl=en_GB&gl=US
Not only does this app sound like a delicious snack, it contains links to hundreds of websites that all aim to be eco-friendly, green or organic. The list of vendors is continually updated with the growing brands adding new sustainable ranges. From clothes to toothbrushes, from face scrub to energy suppliers – this app is truly a one-stop-shop for all your sustainable purchases
o Apple Store – https://apps.apple.com/gb/app/almond-become-carbon-balanced/id1357108992
o Play Store – https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.almond
As the world changes, more and more apps will become available! Make small changes to your lifestyle by adopting greener habits and help the environment all with the touch of a button!
Submitted by Tom Floodgate, MA History, Dodgeball President & Sports Exec 2020/21