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Monthly Archives: August 2015

Random Acts of m.a.d. (making a difference)

We’ve done #DeclutterforaCause and #ActioninAugust so now what at the m.a.d.woman foundation? Continue Reading

Action in August – Day 8: Sense of Community

Introduce yourself to your neighbours, organise a social event such as a barbeque, picnic or street party to reignite a sense... Continue Reading

Action in August – Day 31: Do a power audit

Do your own power audit. Turn off all of your appliances and test each one separately to see what makes your... Continue Reading

Action in August – Day 30: Jump into a car pool

Jump into a car pool! Get talking at work to find out who lives ear you and suggest a car pool... Continue Reading

Action in August – Day 29: Start a vegetable garden

Start your own vegetable and herb garden. Avoid harmful pesticides by knowing exactly what has been used in your garden. Don’t... Continue Reading

Action in August – Day 28: Switch to green energy

Switch to green energy derived from renewable sources. Creating a greater demand will encourage investment, research and innovation in the development... Continue Reading

Action in August – Day 27: Calculate your environmental footprint

Calculate your environmental footprint at www.carbonfootprint.com and then work on reducing it – at home, in the office and when you... Continue Reading

Action in August – Day 26: Pay it forward

Do one thing each day that makes a positive difference to someone’s life. This can be as simple as opening a... Continue Reading

Action in August – Day 25: Shop second-hand

Fashion yourself a wardrobe from second-hand stores. Not only can you save quality fabric from the scrap heap, but for a... Continue Reading

Action in August – Day 24: Say thank you

Take the time to write letters to friends, family members and other people who inspire you, telling them how much they... Continue Reading