The Green Task Force is you, the residents of the city. We want
your ideas on how you reduce / re-use / recycle.
The information you share with us will be included in the
The Green A - Z which offers a comprehensive
guide to reduce / re-use / recycle opportunities in the city and
The Green Diary which offers an up-to-date
listing of environmental events and milestones.
Green Tasks - share your ideas
Green Task No.1 - Comment on this
"Opportunities to recycle some
plastics are scarce. How can we reduce, re-use or recycle more
plastics in Brighton & Hove?"
(Fact: We use 20 times more plastic
today than 50 years ago.)
Green Task No.2 - Comment on this
"Want to save the Earth's resources?
Where can you buy recycled aluminium foil in Brighton &
(Fact: Recycled aluminium requires 90%
less energy to produce.)
Green Task No.3 - Comment on this
"Throwing out an old computer? How do
you dispose of it in Brighton & Hove without wrecking the
(Fact: We throw away 12.5 million
computers in the UK every year.)
Green Task No.4 - Comment on this
"Green Gyms are environmental
projects that keep you fit too. What environmental projects do you
know of in Brighton & Hove?"
(Fact: There are more than 50 Green Gym
projects running in the Uk, all of them free.)
Green Task No.5 - Comment on this
"Earth Day is celebrated on April
22nd each year. What other green-themed city events or national
events do you know about?"
(Fact: More than a billion people took
part in Earth Day events last year.)
Green Task No.6 - Comment on this
"Transition Brighton & Hove is a
volunteer - run group tackling climate change. What other green
groups do you know of?"
(Fact: By February 2009, there were 81
Transition Initiatives in England.)
Green Task No.7 - Comment on this
veggie one day a week on Meat Free Mondays. Which is your favourite
veggie-friendly cafe or restaurant in Brighton &
(Fact: 86% of Britons eat non-meat meals
at least once a week.)
Green Task No.8 - Comment on this
"Cutting our environmental footprint
means reducing and re-using what we buy. What innovative ways to
live greener do you know of?"
(Fact: Brighton & Hove City Council
collects recycling from 98% of homes.)