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Bristol climate action stories

We are celebrating Bristol citizens who are doing something amazing for the environment.

Below are the stories of individuals, families and community groups who have gone above and beyond, are passionate about doing something for the planet, or are simply doing their bit in difficult circumstances.

  • Abiir riding bicycle down the street.

    I want to make the streets and the planet safe for the next generation so I’ve dusted off my bike to do my bit


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  • Photo shows two women in Heart of BS13 branded clothing with polytunnels and fruit trees in the background

    Local people, local business, local produce… it’s really working

    Sol & Denise

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  • Photo shows man stood in garden in front of modernised house, with large windows and open sliding doors to garden/kitchen, with a tree’s trunk visible to his right

    There are three obvious reasons – cost, comfort and carbon


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  • Photo shows man leaning on a bin, holding a litter-picking stick and Bristol Waste sac in left hand, with trees and houses in background

    The more people we can get involved, the more area we can cover, and it's good fun


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  • Emma's family chalkboard for Waste Nothing Challenge

    Taking small steps towards a lower carbon footprint


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  • It's been a win: win – it’s been good for us, and good for the planet


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  • Photo shows woman stood in front of St Peters Hospice shop on a treelined street

    We have got enough clothing on our planet to clothe the next seven generations


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  • Photo shows woman wearing a rucksack, stood in front of a fruit and veg shop, the fruit displayed colourfully in the background. Awnings and shutters also visible in background looks like a row of shops

    People think a plant-based diet will be bland or expensive, but it’s the complete opposite


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  • I started growing my own food, and now I’m feeling hopeful about the future


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