Choosing Manchester Over Las Vegas For Your Stag Do Has The Same Impact On Climate Change As Each Person Going Vegan For 1.5 Years

As the environmental impact of our flying habits comes increasingly under  the spotlight, new research2 commissioned by environmental charity  Hubbub reveals that  just under  half (49%) of all flights taken  by men  aged 20-45  in 2019  were  for stag dos.  Just over a third (35%) of flights taken  by women in the same age  group  were  for hen  dos. By choosing Brighton  over Barcelona, a group  of 10 hen  or stag do travellers  from London could reduce their Carbon emissions by 98%1. This is the equivalent of one  person in…

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Hubbub Push For Reusable Cups Has Ambitions To Save 150 Million Paper Cups A Year

Environmental charity Hubbub is announcing their ambition to double the uptake of reusable cups for hot drinks. The initiative has been built using funds collected from Starbucks 5p charge on drinks purchased in a paper cup across its stores nationwide. Currently 3 billion paper cups are used every year in the UK and it’s estimated that less than 5% of all hot drinks are sold  to people bringing  a reusable cup.  Efforts to increase this figure have seen Starbucks shift sales in reusable cups to 5%, up from 2.2% two…

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Pollution Pavillion Revealing Invisible Air Pollution Arrives In Covent Garden

A stunning, interactive ‘Pollution Pavilion’ has landed in Covent Garden’s iconic Piazza to spark a national conversation about air pollution. It’s the work of environmental charity Hubbub and Grosvenor Britain & Ireland, which are urging people to help make this pressing issue a political priority wherever they live. Research released by Hubbub finds 80% of Britons are worried that the UK limits for air pollution don’t match WHO guidelines. The survey also found that 83% of people are worried about how air pollution could affect them or their families –…

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Thousands Of Pupils Join Campaign To Cut Single-Use Plastic In UK Schools

Thousands of primary and secondary school pupils have joined a major new campaign to drastically cut the consumption of single-use plastic in UK schools. More than 7,000 pupils, across 12 schools, have signed up to  Plastic Pioneers – a campaign led by environmental charity Hubbub, and sponsored by retailers  TK Maxx and Homesense. The schools benefit  from being  part  of a community stretching from Scotland to the south coast, sharing ideas on how to reduce their consumption of single-use plastic. As part of the campaign, pupils form a Plastic Pioneers…

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10,000 Londoners To Get Planting With #Giveitagrow

Environmental charity Hubbub and the Mayor of London have launched #GiveItAGrow, a new campaign to help make London greener and create a culture of growing in the city. On 14th September, the #GiveItAGrow initiative will give away 10,000 free planting kits to help residents make their homes greener and provide simple growing tips and inspiration. The initiative is part of the Mayor of London’s ongoing commitment to making London a greener and wilder National Park City and follows on from the National Park City Festival (20th – 28th July), which…

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