The Community Toolkit - a "Shrink Your Carbon Footprint" workshop guide

A  free step-by-step guide to delivering a one hour workshop on reducing your carbon footprint with a group of individuals in a workplace, organisation or community setting.

This toolkit is designed to enable enable community groups, local businesses and organisations raise awareness of how to reduce carbon emissions, through holding a “Shrink Your Carbon Footprint Workshop”. It is aimed at people in the workplace and community settings who aren’t environmental experts but are passionate about taking practical steps to address the climate and biodiversity crisis. 

The Community Toolkit “Shrink Your Carbon Footprint pack” provides a 60 minute ‘Shrink Your Carbon Footprint’ presentation and workshop plan that can be used off-the-peg or tailored to a particular audience. It also includes tips and guidance on how to lead a good session, how to get people along, signposting to further support and promotional material.

The Toolkit materials

Download The Community Toolkit – a Shrink Your Carbon Footprint workshop guide.

Download the “Shrink Your Carbon Footprint” workshop slides:

To support your organisation run this workshop, we will be holding a series of “How to” events. Our first  event will be on the 1st December to provide you with the toolkit, walk you through it and the workshop plan and provide an open space for questions. More information here.

The Community Toolkit is a project of the Cambridge Climate Change Charter, working to build a community of climate leaders in Cambridge by giving individuals, households, businesses and organisations the opportunity to understand their carbon emissions and how to reduce them, providing a platform to make a pledge to take positive action.