Enabling change in our Society, Environment and Economy (SEE)

Lifestyle and Footprint

There are lots of things you can do in your lifestyle and to your ecological footprint to reduce your environmental impact and improve your well-being.


Some initial steps you could take to get started would be:

  1. Calculate your ecological footprint to get an understanding of where your largest impacts are.
  2. Reduce impacts and improve your well-being from your:
  3. Reduce impacts and improve your well-being from your cleaning and other products:
    • reduce your need to use products
    • use environmentally friendly and safe products
    • bulk-buy products
  4. Reduce impacts and improve your well-being from your clothing and personal products:
    • reduce your need for clothing and products
    • purchase second-hand and natural products
    • exchange or bulk-buy products

The following resources provide a wealth of information on all things lifestyle and footprint related.

If there are other resources that you think should be added to this list, please let us know.



Businesses and Groups

SEE-Change Resources

With thanks to our


  • ACT Government Environment and Planning
  • The Association of Independent Schools of the ACT (AISACT)
  • Catholic Education Office (Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn)
  • Education and Training Directorate
  • ACT Government