Today is Clean Air Day which is the UK's largest air pollution campaign, engaging thousands of people at hundreds of events, and reaching millions more through the media.
You can find more information on Clean Air Day here.
Posted: Thu, 16 Jun 2022 11:00 by Chelsey Lordan
At Keep Britain Tidy, we believe that every act to protect the environment, no matter how small, makes a difference.
And so, when hundreds of thousands of #LitterHeroes all join forces and take the same action at the same time, the difference we make is huge.
Back for its seventh year, our 2022 Great British Spring Clean takes place 25 March – 10 April.
This year the message is simple. From today,... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 12 Mar 2022 20:00 by Chelsey Lordan
On Saturday 16th October 2021, Didcot Town Council installed the first SEDUM ROOF bus shelter in Didcot.
It is situated on Avon Way/Dagdale Drive and is ready to be used! The plants will help absorb CO2 and release oxygen, while the flowers will be great for bees providing a haven and a welcome food source for many different pollinators along the roadside.
The sedum plants can also filter fine dust particles... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 02 Nov 2021 15:05 by Chelsey Lordan
Collective action across 150 countries is what makes World Food Day one of the most celebrated days of the UN calendar. Hundreds of events and outreach activities bring together governments, businesses, NGOs, the media, and general public.
They promote worldwide awareness and action for those who suffer from hunger and for the need to ensure healthy diets for all.
#WorldFoodDay 2021 will be marked a... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 08:00 by Chelsey Lordan
22nd September is World Car Free Day when all around the world towns and cities allow people to experience streets free of motor traffic.
It's a great chance to re-imagine our streets around people.
Posted: Wed, 22 Sep 2021 08:00 by Chelsey Lordan
Everyday choices made by ordinary people hold the key to our efforts to reduce emissions and find more sustainable solutions. Zero Emissions Day has been designed to give the world a break from fossil fuels and to raise awareness about the harm caused by carbon emissions. The goal is to engage people towards more climate-friendly choices in their personal life. Zero Emissions Day was launched in Nova... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 21 Sep 2021 17:00 by Chelsey Lordan
18 – 26 SEPTEMBER 2021
A NATIONAL WEEK OF EVENTS CELEBRATING ACTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE
In September communities across the country will join together for the Great Big Green Week. It will be the biggest event for climate and nature ever in the UK, and everyone's invited!
Posted: Fri, 17 Sep 2021 08:00 by Chelsey Lordan
Following the international community's increasing interest in clean air, and emphasizing the need to make further efforts to improve air quality to protect human health, the United Nations General Assembly has designated 7 September as the International Day of Clean Air for blue skies.
There will be a flagship event from Nairobi to mark the day and will include a high-level dialogue.
Posted: Tue, 07 Sep 2021 08:30 by Chelsey Lordan