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Low impact living

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A useful source of information on all aspects of living more sustainably. From courses in renewable energy to your own personal carbon calculator and free information sheets on all aspects of low-impact living, you can find a vast wealth of information here.

Sustainable Communities Initative

Based in Fife, demonstrates good practice in sustainable living, has a visitor centre based in a special low-impact building (the Earthship), and runs educational events and training.

Reforesting Scotland

A group working on all aspects of building a sustainable forest culture in Scotland. It produces a lively and unique magazine about low impact living which has a loyal following throughout Scotland.

Low Impact Living Initiative

Runs courses and produces factsheets to help everyone understand the damage that human impact is causing to the planet, to change aspects of our lives to lower our own impact, and at the same time save money and improve quality of life.

COIN: carbon calculators

COIN have thoroughly researched the carbon calculators on the web, and recommend, among others, the Resurgence carbon calculator.

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