WHAT WOULD BRITS GIVE UP TO SAVE THE PLANET?
jeanniejeanniejeannie.co.uk BLOG Friday 18th February 2022
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10 things Brits would give up to save the planet
From travelling abroad to cups of coffee
There are many ways to save our planet including conserving water, embracing green energy, and shopping sustainably. But what little luxuries would you give up to help protect the natural world?
According to Yeo Valley Organic, a study of 2,000 adults found that 34% of Brits are now prepared to turn their back on all foreign travel, while 17% of younger adults say they would abandon plans to have children if it was guaranteed to save the planet. One in 10 adults added they would happily eat burgers from locusts instead of beef, the research found.
When it comes to climate change, small changes can make a huge difference. Other things Brits would be happy to give up include chocolate (22%), morning coffee (25%) and any food that wasn’t produced in the UK (41%).
“It’s incredible to see the lengths people are prepared to go to save the planet,” Adrian Carne at Yeo Valley Organic, says. “Making changes to our individual lifestyles can be one of the most effective ways to slow down the impact of climate change. Yet smaller lifestyle alterations are more feasible to sustain and do make a big difference in the long run.”
Everything you do in your day-to-day life has an impact on the planet, from the food you eat to the items you buy. If you’re planning on making achievable goals for this year, why not consider giving up one thing that could be harming the planet?
Adrian adds: “It’s a great time to think about how you can make small changes to do your bit to help the planet. Whether vowing to walk more, drive less or grow more of your own fruit and veg, it all builds up to a greater good.”
BY LISA JOYNER Source – Country Living Check it Out @ COUNTRY LIVING SITE
Take a look at the full list of things Brits would be happy giving up…
0 things Brits would give up to save the planet
- Avocados (42%)
- All imported food (41%)
- Travelling abroad (34%)
- New clothes (29%)
- Exotic fruit, such as bananas, mango and coconut (27%)
- Coffee (25%)
- All wine, beer and other alcohol made/brewed outside the UK (24%)
- Mowing the lawn to encourage biodiversity (23%)
- Chocolate (22%)
- Smart phone (20%)
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Do no harm but take no shit.
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