Wednesday, July 18, 2018

05 Apr

Green House Project – Go green with the START inititive!

The START inititive was launched by HRH The Prince of Wales a year ago to help people across the UK  lead more sustainable lives and to show what a more energy efficient, cleaner and healthier future could look like. What the campaign is trying to demonstrate is that environmental problems can seem really over-daunting  and we are all too often told what we can’t do, as opposed to what we can do.

There are lots of fun events to get involved with. From the M&S one day wardrobe clear out to garden parties- there’s something for everyone!  Click here to view all START events.

The National Trust pledges link well with the START inititive. They are practical, only require a little effort and above all are achievable and not overly ambitious.

The START website has loads of information on how you can live sustainably by saving water, travelling differently, installing insulation, recycling and eating local and organic produce. This campaign seeks to redress the balance and encourage everyone to think about what can be easily done at home to try to make a difference.

A number of people from all walks of local life have already warmly welcomed the initiative and have pledged to make a difference. Could you also make a difference? Why not choose one of the pledges above or make up your own and let the team at START know what you have decided by going to


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