Living in a world of high carbon emissions, fast fashion and accumulating waste can be exhausting! I pledge to start making a bigger impact on my lifestyle by adopting carbon reducing techniques. I will utilise public transport more as an alternative to driving my car as it is a lot more accessible than we think and can be seen as another social opportunity when catching the bus/train with friends. I plan to not purchase any new items (clothes, books, homewares etc) that are not essential this year to reduce the popularisation of fast fashion and encourage a 'swap culture' where I share items with friends. If I do have to make a purchase, I will chose to invest in items that will last longer despite being more expensive as they are more environmentally friendly alternatives. These small changes will ensure I can become a responsible consumer in this fast-paced world.