Sustainable Summer Activities to Enjoy

Sustainable Summer Activities to Enjoy

If you are trying to go greener, thinking about the activities you engage in is key. Here are some sustainable activities to enjoy:

 

Sustainable Activities to Enjoy Indoors

  • Cook and eat a locally sourced, seasonal, organic meal with friends or family.

Read a good book

  • Read a good book.
  • Start a windowsill garden and start growing your own.
  • Upcycle an old piece of furniture or make new items from things that would otherwise be thrown away.
  • Take up a new hobby such as sewing, knitting, pottery, basketry or woodworking, for example.
  • Paint, draw, or make your own unique artworks.

Play old school board games in your home

  • Play 'old school' board games in your home.
  • Have engaging conversations! (Either face to face, or with others online).
  • Make your own cleaning or beauty products, candles, or other sustainable products.
  • Take up canning and learn other ways to reduce food waste and preserve food.

 

Sustainable Activities to Enjoy In Your Garden

Make a new growing area and start growing your own

  • Make a new growing area and start growing your own.
  • Plant a tree or two.
  • Set up a composting system for household food waste and other organic matter.
  • Start harvesting rainwater in your garden.
  • Make a wildlife pond.
  • Or install other eco-friendly wildlife habitats such as bird boxes, feeders, and bee hotels, for example. Plant for wildlife too – sowing bee-friendly flowers, for example.
  • Make an outdoors natural gym, or a relaxing yoga spot to keep fit outdoors.
  • Cook outdoors – have a fire pit meal, barbecue or meal cooked in a solar oven.
  • Dine alfresco.

Enjoy a spot of stargazing after dark

  • Enjoy a spot of stargazing after dark.

 

Sustainable Activities to Enjoy in Your Local Area

  • Go for a nature hike to a local beauty spot. (Perhaps you can take some food and reusable picnic items and have a picnic once you reach your destination too.)
  • Head out on your bike.

Kayak, canoe or sail on local waters

  • Kayak, canoe or sail on local waters.
  • Enjoy some wild swimming.
  • Get out on horseback for a trek.
  • Visit a local farm, pick-your own facility or farm shop.

Spend some time at a local farmer's market

  • Spend some time at a local farmer's market.
  • Go antiquing and pick up some pre-loved, vintage gems for your home.
  • Explore local museums – there may even be free museums to enjoy.

Camp out under the stars in a beautiful, natural location close to home

  • Camp out under the stars in a beautiful, natural location close to home.

 

These are just a few examples of the many sustainable ways to have a good time. There are plenty of sustainable activities to choose from, whatever you like to do.

 

 


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