There has never been a better time to get involved, see the reasons why…
- Let’s make Reading a better place for our children
- We can enjoy cleaner air and healthier lifestyles
- Acting together helps us move farther and faster
- Going green can actually save you money and time
Areas where you can help
Take a look at the areas where you can make a positive change today
Nobody’s perfect … don’t let that put you off!
It doesn’t matter that you can’t change everything all at once. Pick one or two things to begin with and just start; then build up from there.
The three levels of impact you can have
Some things are easier and cost nothing; others require some additional effort or investment – it all adds up.
Easy things that take little time and cost no more
Things that cost a little more time and/or money
Might take up more of your time or capital investment
Reading produces over 500 kilo-tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions annually*.
This only accounts for the energy consumed within the town, not the emissions from manufacturing goods made elsewhere. *2018 government emissions data
8% of Reading’s emissions come from domestic gas
12% of Reading’s emissions come from domestic electricity
21% of Reading’s emissions come from transport