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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.

  • Photo shows young woman smiling with terrace housing in background and a tree and lamppost

    Hearing young people’s voices and taking those messages to share with people who create real action is really powerful


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  • Photograph of Avril

    We are a throwaway society - when I was growing up we kept hold of what we had


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  • Photo shows two older men stood in doorway of a workshop with woodworking tools visible behind them, mounted on the walls

    It’s all about diverting things from landfill, giving people new skills, and creating a community within our area

    Nobby & Jim

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  • 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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