More constructive ways of saving the environment Watch

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A lorry driver reported that when the bus full of young eco-warriors returned from London to Cambridge all the parents were waiting in their BMWs Bentleys and four by fours to pick up their children with their flags.

It got me thinking all those people could be spending their time and energy marketing stuff which is out there, which people don't know about, which saves the environment.
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Well, well so much for the attitude of this current student population many of whom have got plenty of time and energy to protest making other people's lives hard and costing the taxpayet for policing, but when it comes to making constructive comments . . . nothing to say.

What an indightment.
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OK, here's a start:
https://andkeep.com/

Stock up next time you are in the Dorset area, or get stuff sent by Royal Mail and show it to your local supermarket manager, if enough people do it they will get the message that money is there to be made by stocking it.
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This is something I've put thought into..

I think we could live in smaller homes, smaller homes take up less space - meaning more room for wildlife.
We could live in more 'naturally integrated' homes whereby you don't cut down a tree just to make your garden look bigger.. grass roofs, houses that blend into the natural landscape or at least attribute something to it.
We could make our homes out of what we have available to us.. make a counter top out of a tree that fell naturally, use/reuse old fixtures.
We could grow our own fruit and veg and compost our waste.
We could reuse more.. buy less single use plastics, buy less items that have excessive/non-recyclable components.
We could buy less clothes, buy more lasting clothes and less fast fashion, have capsule wardrobes rather than expendable ones.
We could have windmills and solar panels, drive electric cars the usual jazz.

We could walk or cycle more.

There's a lot of little things people can do..
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The solution is actually really simple. We simply raise tax on polluting things and offer subsidies or tax breaks on technologies that reduce energy consumption or recycle more. You then allow the market to adapt.

We currently recycle amost no plastic. If you put a massive tax on new plastics, almost over night you would create a huge demand for recycled plastic.
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There's an amusing TEDx talk about drying your hands!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2FMBSblpcrc
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Speak to Chinese students you know, they are probably the children of relatively influential people in a regime that is environmentally "illiterate" (genocidal would be a better word):

:www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6993621/Where-swallows-gone.html
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