Burn Better GM: Reduce the harm and pollution from burning solid fuels

With the temperature starting to drop, people in Greater Manchester with log burners and stoves are being urged to take steps to reduce the harm and pollution from burning solid fuels.

Top tips for consumers: Buying green heating and insulation products
Consumer advice

Top tips for consumers looking to buy low carbon ‘green’ heating and insulation products, from the Competition & Markets Authority

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Upgrade your home in a greener and more affordable way

Find out more about Your Home, Better, a new service providing advice on how you can make your home greener.

Reduce your plastic waste

Small changes make a big difference. Take a look at some simple changes you could make to reduce plastic waste in Greater Manchester.

Use less and choose to re-use and re-home

Could you swap to a re-usable cup and help to stop the millions of single use coffee cups or water bottles that are thrown away everyday in the UK?

Change the way you light and heat your home

You could save on your energy bills and reduce your carbon footprint too.

Let’s go for a walk or ride a bike!

Have fun, get fitter and discover some amazing places. It’ll make you feel good too!

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Make your garden, balcony or back yard a nature and climate friendly space

If everyone does one thing for nature, we can make a real difference and you’ll feel happier and healthier too.

Reduce your car journeys and switch to walking, cycling or public transport

It reduces air pollution, it’s better for our environment and helps to make our streets greener and safer for our children.

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Volunteer in a nature project near you

It’s good for your health, it’s fun and you can get the whole family involved too.

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Get gardening and grow your own food

Whether you go it alone or help out at a community garden, there’s lots of ways to get involved.

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Commit to reducing your energy demand for heating and cooling

Sign the Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment today!

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