Refillism in York is an eco-friendly store that allows customers to refill their own bottles with a variety of products such as soap, body wash and shampoo. Jeremy Long - WITF News
What can one person do about climate change? Part 5: Shop smart
The Union of Concerned Scientists estimates the stuff we buy – from clothes and furniture to haircuts and healthcare – accounts for about a quarter of our personal emissions.
Buying fewer things, shopping second-hand, and repairing what you can all help reduce your impact on the climate.
Find the rest of the series:
- What can I do about climate change? An introduction
- Part 1: Start at home
- Part 2: What we (don’t) eat
- Part 3: Dig in the dirt
- Part 4: Getting around
- Part 6: Upgrade your home
- Part 7: Speak up