There has never been a better time to get involved, see the reasons why…

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

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Areas where you can help

Take a look at the areas where you can make a positive change today

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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.

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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.

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Beginner

Easy things that take little time and cost no more

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Intermediate

Things that cost a little more time and/or money

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Advanced

Might take up more of your time or capital investment

The Facts

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

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8% of Reading’s emissions come from domestic gas

8% of Reading’s emissions come from domestic gas

12% of Reading’s emissions come from domestic electricity

12% of Reading’s emissions come from domestic electricity

21% of Reading’s emissions come from transport

21% of Reading’s emissions come from transport

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