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Help Scotland
fight climate change

Leave the car and walk more often

 

 

 

Your Mission Objectives

There’s a whole world of waste out there. But tackling it shouldn’t be mission impossible. Small changes all add up to helping Scotland’s fight against climate change.

So be a hero of our time, just by quietly saving the world.

  • Mission 1 – Engage leg power: leave the car behind and walk instead. You’ll cut down on CO2 emissions and help create a less congested Scotland. And you’ll feel great – walking helps us cope with stress and improves your mood!

  • Mission 2 – Make a clean getaway. Set the washing machine to 30 degrees, it'll save energy and cut those fuel bills. Besides, a lower temperature wash is kinder to your clothes and they'll emerge just as clean.

  • Mission 3 – Now the nights are drawing in, turn down your thermostat by just one degree. You'll cut your energy bills by around £90 a year, help create a greener Scotland and still be warm and cosy.

  • Mission 4 – Give food waste the chop by using up leftovers, reducing what
you buy and planning meals ahead of time. The average Scottish household throws away around £470 worth of food every year. Shop savvy and you'll waste less and save money.

 

Saving the world isn't
just for the movies

Help Scotland fight climate change

How to tackle climate change

Climate Change Plan

Find out more about the Scottish Government’s ambitious plans to cut emissions and tackle climate change, and achieve its target of 80% by 2032.

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Mission accomplished

 

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