Can you imagine life without a car?
What would your street, your village, your town or your city would be like without cars? As I listen to the neighbourhood traffic, it would certainly be quieter, but what would it really be like?*
One in five UK children have never seen the sea.
Yet the young people that we work with at Solutions for the Planet in the landlocked cities of Bradford, Inner City London and Birmingham have a strong bond and passion towards the world’s oceans and how they can help to clean them of pollution.
Online applications are now open for the Big Bang Competition for young people.
Whether it’s a brand new project, or has been completed as part of another competition, all science, technology, engineering and maths projects are welcome. The Big Bang Competition is open to all 11-18-year olds in full-time education or training. Through the process of undertaking a project, we want them to build on and develop their skills and gain confidence and enthusiasm to take their journey with STEM even further.
- Do you love young people’s creativity and believe in their potential to change the world?
- Do you you want to inspire the next generation to develop their critical thinking, problem solving, research and team work skills?
- Are you passionate about people and the planet and looking for a job with purpose?
- Do you want to join a small award-winning social enterprise and play a key part in helping it grow?
July 12th is National Simplicity Day – a day to put technology away and get back to basics; reflect on the simpler things in life. Claire reflects on how we can be more positive about sustainability and more aware of the benefits of living a more frugal life: