PLEASE NOTE: Cut Your Carbon 2023/2024 has now finished, but will be returning next academic year!
Cut Your Carbon is our month-long carbon-cutting challenge. Taking place throughout November 2023, the campaign challenges young people and their families to complete nine simple actions that will reduce their carbon footprint. Cut Your Carbon is a great way to learn more about the carbon emissions connected to everyday actions and how we can reduce them by making small, manageable changes. With free resources, competitions, online events and social media takeovers, there is plenty to get excited about. Keep reading to find out more and register with the campaign.
Sign Up for Cut Your Carbon
Completing our quick sign-up form will register your school with Cut Your Carbon. You will then be e-mailed all of the resources you need to successfully deliver the campaign, including the 9 Challenge Checklist, a Cut Your Carbon assembly, our Teacher Delivery Guide and printable Pupil Certificates. You will also receive further updates about the campaign, including information on our free events and competitions.
Online Speaking Events, Hosted by Sarah Roberts
Throughout November, eco-author and adventurer Sarah Roberts will present four online speaking events, each aimed at a different group within your school community. From an academic discussion to a picture book read through, each is free. Click the link to find out more and book your spot!Online Speaking Events
Social Media Takeover
During Cut Your Carbon month, the Eco-Schools team will be handing over control of our social media channels to participating young people, giving them the chance to amplify their voices and show how they’re cutting carbon. We challenge your school to do the same – click the link to find out more!Social Media Takeover
Submit your Results for a Chance to Win
To calculate the combined impact of schools and celebrate your success, we want to know how you got on. At the end of Cut Your Carbon month, complete our quick and easy Impact Form and put your school in with a chance of winning amazing prizes, including a polytunnel and environmental book package from Magic Cat Publishing.Submit Your Results
Keep Cutting Carbon
Following a month of carbon cutting activity, you may be wondering, ‘What next?’ Well, Cut Your Carbon will be back in 2024, but in the meantime, click the link for five more programmes that you can get involved with to keep your school active on cutting carbon.Keep Cutting Carbon