The state of our waters has a massive impact on birds and wildlife relying on wetlands and coasts. The waste we produce, and the energy we use affects the environment.
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Why save energy?
Carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has increased by more than a third since pre-industrial times.
Why save water?
If human society takes dramatic action to curb climate change, we can stop the worst environmental damage.
Why tackle waste?
The waste problem in the UK is largely unseen – out of sight, out of mind in landfills.
Green living at home
Find out little changes you can make to your lifestyle that can make a real difference to wildlife and the environment.
Eco garden tips
Changes you make to your habits in the garden can help protect our environment.
Ways to go green at work
There are dozens of little changes you can make to your lifestyle at work that will make a real difference.
Travel green with an eco holiday
There are ways to travel and enjoy breaks both abroad and in the UK whilst being mindful about your carbon footprint.
Green living at the RSPB
Find out what we're doing in our offices, visitor centres and nature reserves to reduce, reuse and recycle.
Reduced your footprint? Protect more forests
We all have a footprint, however small. Take more action and buy carbon credits from the RSPB-supported Gola Forest Project. As well as helping secure the future of Gola Rainforest in the fight against climate change, your purchase will help protect wildlife and support the livelihoods of 25,000 people around the forest. Visit gola.standfortrees.net