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Join the Planet Pledge party!

We’re encouraging our epic Batonbearers to take a few pledges to help make the relay more sustainable. During the 32-day relay why not take on challenges such as eating vegan for a month, volunteering at a local climate project, or attending a climate or nature event in your area as part of the Great Big Green Week.

Join in on the action and choose your pledges when registering for your relay stage. 🙌

Pledge 1

Get there greener - travel low carbon to my relay stage.

Pledge to use public transport, arrive on foot or by bicycle for travelling to and from your relay stage. If you need to travel by car, bring friends along to share the ride. Top tip: Plan your stages around train stations or bus stops! Let's keep the relay fossil free! 

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Pledge 2

Attend a local climate or nature event for Great Big Green Week

The Great Big Green Week is the UK’s biggest ever celebration of community action to tackle climate change and protect nature. 

Every year, people come together to unleash a wave of support for action to protect the planet. Tens of thousands of people in every corner of the country celebrate the heartfelt, brave, everyday actions being taken to stand up for nature and fight climate change.

In 2023, Great Big Green Week will take place between 10th and 18th June.

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Pledge 3

Get together with others in my local community to take positive action.

Pledge to join with friends and neighbours to tackle climate change and protect nature. Set up a new project, encourage others to be green or volunteer with a group that’s already having an impact in your local area. Take a look at this guide, covering everything from reducing plastic waste to producing renewable energy!

Discover 23 Community Actions

Pledge 4

Well loved - use my existing clothing and trainers for this event.

Be a fashion icon and pledge to get the most out of your kit. Repair what you wear and show us your most well-loved items of clothing. Who can wear the oldest piece of kit to their stage?

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Pledge 5

I pledge to try the Veganuary campaign!

Veganuary is not just for January - you can give it a go at any time. Sign-up to Veganuary and they'll send you resources via email including their celebrity cookbook, new one-pot meal plan, nutritional advice and lots more. 

If eating vegan is for you, then a world of new communities are available to join, including Running Out of Time partner - Vegan Runners - who are the UK's fastest growing athletics club!

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Try vegan

Pledge 6

Introduce my company to Planet Mark to support our transition to a net zero world.

Since Planet Mark's launch in 2013, they have been on a mission to empower change for a brighter future.  

To do that, they begin by measuring what matters, providing the insight needed to make informed decisions about when and how your organisation will make the transition to a net zero model.

There is a whole range of services, workshops, and certifications to discover. Introduce your company to Planet Mark today!

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Pledge 7

Fund the world's best climate solutions with Ecologi 

Climate solutions which already exist could avoid or remove billions of tonnes of emissions, as well as restoring nature and positively transforming society. What if the billions of us who care about climate change became empowered to make that change?

Sign up to Ecologi today, set eco goals, fund climate projects, and compensate your carbon footprint! All captured on your own very cool profile!

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Pledge 8

Introduce my local school(s) to the Let’s Go Zero campaign!

Let’s Go Zero is the national campaign uniting teachers, pupils, parents and their schools as they all work together to be zero carbon by 2030. 2,110 schools, from Glasgow to Belfast, Liverpool to Cardiff, have joined so far. Explore the map and if your local school hasn't joined yet them let them know about Let's Go Zero!

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See what's happening locally!

People all across the UK are coming together and working towards a safer, healthier and more sustainable future for everyone. Click the map to find out what's happening in your local area, and join in!

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