You are the key to cleaner air

Cleaner Air Action Fortnight was an exciting new Cross River Partnership initiative to drive down air pollution in hotspots across five inner-London boroughs (City of London, Lambeth, Southwark, Wandsworth and Westminster).  For two days in March, over 50 Change Maker volunteers were mobilised to engage with more than 600 drivers. 

On each Action Day, the Change Makers asked drivers to turn off their engines when parked. We refer to this as 'no idling' or #noidling. By #noidling, they reduced their vehicle emissions.

Car fumes are not just a smelly nuisance.  Air pollution affects the health of thousands of the most vulnerable in our community – particularly children, expectant mothers and people with lung or heart conditions. 

We were very pleased to see so many people become Change Makers and harness their power to create a cleaner, healthier place to live and work. 

It feels good to speak to people out on the street. 

Will, WeAreWaterloo employee

The Action Days have now finished but you can continue to show your support by following us at @CleanerAir4LDN and spreading the #noidling message as far and wide as you can.  

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