How to go car-free

Going car-free isn’t an easy option – it takes thought, planning and hard work. You wouldn’t just wake up one morning and think, ‘You know what? I’m going to sell my car today’. But the benefits of examining our own carbon and environmental footprints and determining to make a shift in the way we think…

You, us and #ZeDay

ZeDay Guidelines are simple: Don’t use or burn oil or gas or coal. Minimise (or eliminate) your use of electricity generated by fossil fuels. Don’t put anyone in harm’s way: All essential and emergency services operate normally. Do your best, have fun, enjoy the day! At PATT, we are committed to living a carbon neutral…

EVENT: Deforestation / Manchester

PATT CEO, Dr Andrew Steel, will be taking part in a free educational event on Sunday 8 September at Wilson’s Social in Manchester to help support your sustainability journey and raise awareness around urgent global concerns – particularly deforestation. The Sustainability Diaries Team is a collective of determined individuals aiming to create real positive change…

Welcome!

Welcome! We’re excited to announce that our new sapling of a website is live – welcome! The updated site includes new and improved navigation, with dropdown menus for both mobile and desktop versions and a brand-new shopping experience has also been added where you can grab birthday presents, wedding gifts and even a long haul…

Trees and climate change

Trees and climate change Scientists at the Smithsonian are using the leaves of one of our favourite trees, Ginkgo biloba to study climate change. The study involves comparing the fossilised leaves with those collected from living Ginkgo biloba trees. As Ginkgo trees have been growing for some 260 million years they have adapted to climate…

Forest bathing

Forest Bathing (and how it can improve your health) Have you come across the term Forest Bathing? Nope, it has nothing to do with taking a bath in the forest, although that does sound kind of cool! It has much more to do with simply spending time with trees. Not jogging, just being with the…