This week Highland Radio spoke to Change Makers Donegal about their Sustainability Passport.
Did you know?
- Change Makers work hard to raise awareness of local and global development issues with adults across County Donegal.
- They have recently launched their sustainability passport initiative.
- You can collect five sustainability passports in total under the 5 routes! Water & Energy, Reuse & Recycle, Responsible Consumption, Biodiversity & Gardening and Equality & Inclusion
- 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 > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nTcFXJT0Fsc
Take part in local projects and learn on the ground in your area > https://inishowenriverstrust.com/#
Businesses can also become entitled to grants when they strive to make a difference in the environment > https://www.seai.ie/business-and-public-sector/
Listen back to our episode with Eddie Bradley to learn more about running businesses in a sustainable way and the perks it involves. > https://highlandradio.com/2023/10/04/ours-to-protect-esg-with-eddie-bradley-03-10-2023/
If everyone worked to getting a sustainability passport, progress would be made towards the United Nations’s Sustainable Development Goals.. https://changemakers.ie/new-sdg/