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YoGA pledges

People everywhere are sharing their pledges for the Year of Green Action


See what some people have recently pledged, then make your own.


"Spend more time in nature with my nephew, grow more of my own food and purchase green energy at home."

"Eat less meat overall, in particular red meat."

"Walk into work and back every day, rain or shine!"

"Walk more and drive less"

"Cycle to work instead of driving"

"Leave more of my garden wild and plant seeds and shrubs for attracting pollinators."

"Switch to a 100% renewables green energy supplier."

"Take part in more environmental volunteering opportunities to connect with the public to educate and inspire."

"Carry out active conservation every month with organised groups and in my own local area."

"Deliver talks and workshops to local Scout groups about environmental sustainability."

"Leave my lawn to grow and plant wildflower seeds, put up bat and bird boxes."

"I pledge to try and always remember my recyclable bag when shopping."

"Plant more bee and insect friendly plants in my garden; use non-peat compost for planting; pick up any litter I find when I'm out walking in the countryside or at the beach; try to buy goods that are not wrapped in plastic."

"Pick up litter when I walk my dog"

"I will offsett all my flights, and my families, by sequestering all my miss spent carbon as I am trying, but finding it hard, to become Carbon Neutral."

"Use a reusable cup for my coffee (and save me money in the process)"

"Use less plastic. Install a smart meter. Move to sustainable/renewable energy supplier and turn down the thermostat."

"Try and buy food containing less palm oil."

"Recycle in a more efficient way at home and work."

"Use video conferencing where I can so I don't travel as much."

"Try and go single use plastic free for at least one day a month."

"Transform a disused allotment plot to create fruit and vegetable patches, flower beds, seating area to watch birds and a wild garden area to encourage bees and butterflies."

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