This week Highland Radio spoke to Change Makers Donegal about their Sustainability Passport.

Did you know?

  1. Change Makers work hard to raise awareness of local and global development issues with adults across County Donegal.
  2. They have recently launched their sustainability passport initiative.
  3. You can collect five sustainability passports in total under the 5 routes! Water & Energy, Reuse & Recycle, Responsible Consumption, Biodiversity & Gardening and Equality & Inclusion 
  4. Its open to everyone – Individuals, Businesses, Social Enterprises and Community Groups

Why is it so important?

The Sustainability Passport is a great first step to making small changes that can make a difference. Here are some ways you can get started on route 1, Water & Energy.

Follow the Water Saving Guide by Uise Eireann 

Get the whole family involved and teach children about water conservation from a young age > 

Take part in local projects and learn on the ground in your area > 

Businesses can also become entitled to grants when they strive to make a difference in the environment > 

Listen back to our episode with Eddie Bradley to learn more about running businesses in a sustainable way and the perks it involves. >

If everyone worked to getting a sustainability passport, progress would be made towards the United Nations’s Sustainable Development Goals..