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At Community Research, we love our volunteers! We aim to enable communities to have a say in the decisions which affect their lives.

We do this in a number of ways: through high quality research, innovative engagement and consultation events and through providing clients with the skills they need to reach out to communities more effectively.

Many people feel they can't do anything to save the environment because they can't afford to buy a hybrid car, or add solar panels to their homes or make other expensive changes. But even little actions can help! Here is a list below of small efforts that can make a difference.

Small efforts that can make a difference. Try one!!!!!

* Recycle newspapers, magazines, bottles, cans

* Use canvas bags for groceries and lunches

* Use rechargeable batteries

* Use energy-saving light bulbs

* Use glass or ceramic coffee mugs and cups

* Turn off lights in unused rooms

* Open window blinds to let in the sunshine during the winter, and close blinds during hot summer days

* Carpool as often as possible

* Use email or other forms of electronic communication

* Set computers and printers to "sleep" mode or to power down when not in use

* Put live plants in living areas of home and office to act as air filters to replenish the oxygen and purify the air

* Save information on disks or memory sticks

* Use refillable pens

* Use recycled coffee filters

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