Inspired by COP26? Here's how you can live more sustainably at home

COP26 has prompted many of us to think about how our actions impact the planet and what positive changes we can make to reduce our carbon footprint.

COP26 logo for the LU PR campaign

Loughborough experts are sharing their easy tips and tricks for making our homes more sustainable as part of a video series titled 'Sustainable Home'.

From food waste to fashion waste, to reducing energy use, and avoiding unnecessary plastics, the videos cover a wide range of topics and include academics and experts from across the Loughborough campus. 

The videos can be viewed by clicking the individual links below or by watching the Youtube playlist:


The ‘Loughborough Food Planner’ showcased in Dr Woolley's video was by Dr Rhoda Trimingham and the PR team and can download for free here.

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