Chesterfield Local Carbon Club

Chesterfield is home to our very first Local Carbon Club. Designed originally as a pilot site to launch the concept, our first ever Local Carbon Club is now up and running at Monkey Park Community Centre in Brampton, Chesterfield, Derbyshire. The Club offers a one-stop shop to help local people get great deals on products that help them save money […]

So how does club buying work in practice?

And why are we at Don’t Do A Dodo so keen on clubbing together to fight climate change? Quite simply, because it’s the best way for homes and families to get great value while protecting themselves from poor suppliers and products. Let me outline the approach and then explain why it’s so powerful. Don’t Do A Dodo target the most […]

Want to save money – and the planet?

Welcome to Don’t Do A Dodo. We want to show you how we can all change the planet together. Whilst also saving money on our energy bills. It’s all based on a simple idea: the power of clubbing together. By buying as a community, we can secure tremendous discounts that help our money go further and make far more of […]

Can we tackle climate change?

“So, first of all, let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself. Nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyses needed efforts to convert retreat into advance”. Franklin D. Roosevelt, first inauguration speech Those words are truer today than when Roosevelt spoke them. It’s true, we need to act now, but the temptation […]

Government action is not enough

The limited progress UK government action has made tackling climate change has focused on a few large companies in a few industries where policy backed by financial incentives has reduced carbon. In energy, this has led to a successful wind industry and, for a while, rapid solar panel roll out. But this action on climate change from the government is […]

Groups rock!

Combatting the Climate Emergency is difficult. How do you start? Our belief at Don’t Do A Dodo is that the answer lies in clubbing together in ‘Carbon Clubs’, to affect meaningful community action. In this article, I’ll make the case for why group action rocks. Strong Motivation Saving energy requires two lifestyle changes: what we buy and how we behave. […]