We care about our impact on the environment, not only as a business but as individuals too, so for the past two months, everyone at Bikmo made positive changes to their lifestyles. We asked our friends at Do Nation to help us out, they inspired us to make the all-important pledges to make the necessary changes in our everyday lives – some you wouldn’t even expect!
If you read our first blog ‘Pledging our way to a sustainable lifestyle’ back in February, you’ll know that we aimed to stop 3,318kg of CO2 from entering our atmosphere which we would normally produce as a result of our not-so eco-friendly life choices.
We didn’t quite hit our target but we confirmed 2,287kg of CO2! To put that into perspective, that’s the equivalent of 21 flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam! It was a massive team effort, we ended up completing 2 pledges per person, confirming a whopping 51 pledges altogether, and averaging 91kg of CO2 each!
The pledges ranged from lowering the heating in the house to choosing public transport or jumping on your bike instead of getting in the car, you can check out all of our pledges here. Everyone loved the challenge, and we don’t plan on stopping anytime soon. If we continue to implement our new lifestyle choices, we’ll stop 13,177kg of CO2 from entering our atmosphere by next February, if that’s not a reason to keep going, I don’t know what is!
Our pledging days are far from over, and now that we’re all used to our new lifestyle changes, we’re looking for more ways we can help the environment. So watch our blog for when we start our new set of pledges, we’re going to try and beat our previous 3,318kg target.
If you’ve been inspired by this post and want to get involved, check out our Living sustainably – the team’s top tips blog post for some great advice! Don’t forget to check out Do Nation too, they’ll give you all the help you need to make the best lifestyle choices, you can even get your workplace involved like us too.