Take action for the planet
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Take action for the planet

A few everyday things you can do to make a difference  

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Wind turbines

SAVE ENERGY

Switch off lights and other electrical appliances when not in use.

Switch to LED lights.

Choose power providers that prioritise renewable energy.

Wash clothes in cold water and air dry instead of using the dryer.

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Little girl in supermarket

SHOP RESPONSIBLY

Avoid single-use plastics.

Select products without any packaging or with biodegradable packaging.

Shop local.

Buy second-hand.

Ask “Do I really need this?” to reduce your consumption.

Upcycle to give your old items a new chance at life.

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Food waste

EAT WISELY

Reduce your meat and dairy consumption. 

Meal plan and only purchase what is necessary.

Compost your kitchen scraps and garden waste.

Create a worm farm (kids love them!)

Grow your own veggies and fruit.

Support small and local farmers and sustainably-sourced products.

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Bumble bee

RESTORE and PROTECT NATURE

Volunteer with a conservation organisation. 

Plant local flora and attract native wildlife in your own backyard.

Support local initiatives that protect and restore nature.

Plant a tree

GREEN YOUR COMMUTE

Walk, cycle, carpool, use public transport, switch to an electric or hybrid vehicle. Use our trip planner which guides you to better options for your and our planet’s health.

FUNDRAISE FOR WWF-NEW ZEALAND

Help us protect and restore our ocean, the lands, waters, and native species of Aotearoa. Set-up your fundraising page on Give-a-Little or Just Giving now.