Most of us tend to use our phones for quite a large portion of the day. Here are a few apps that are useful at helping us to live greener and are therefore worth a download:
Ecosia is a search engine like Google or Bing. They use their profits from our searches to plant trees where they are needed most.
Plant trees just for searching online! You can set this as your default search engine so that it automatically appears when you open a web browser whilst also having it as an app on your phone.
Find out more here: https://info.ecosia.org/what
Too Good To Go
This app allows you to rescue a surprise bag of food from shops, restaurants, supermarkets and cafes that can no longer be sold and would otherwise end up in landfill.
Great for those that like a bit of a mystery, and who also like a bargain!
Check out more information on this app on their website https://toogoodtogo.org/en.
This app allows you to find places nearby that allow you to refill your water bottle for free whilst you're out and about.
They are also expanding so that you can find places nearby where you can eat, drink and shop without the pointless packaging.
See more information here: https://www.refill.org.uk/
With this app, you can plant a tree everyday for free by just sparing a minute of your time and answering one or two questions from a sponsor. These are normally market/product research related questions.
Check this app out here: https://www.thetreeapp.org/