Delivering Net Zero isn't easy! We've pulled together a range of resources to help.

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Toolkits to guide your thinking and discussions on more sustainable ways to deliver care.

Our toolkits provide info, tips, ideas and links to other resources on a range of topics related to delivering more sustainable healthcare because reduced emissions means reduced admissions. 

These toolkits have been developed by Care Without Carbon for use by NHS partners and are free to use - just credit us when you do. If you have any queries or would like to use them outside of the NHS please get in touch at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Plastics Toolkit

We use a lot of single use plastic in healthcare; explore some ways to reduce, reuse and recycle more.
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Explore your project's green impact

This toolkit is designed to help you evaluate and consider opportunities for sustainability within your project or service
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Active Travel Toolkit

A toolkit to help you explore and make changes to your travel choices as an individual and a team, to swap out higher carbon travel for lower carbon options.
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Green Impact for Health Toolkit

Designed for general practice, this toolkit helps practices improve their sustainability, reduce the risks of climate change impacts, and reduce practice expenses.
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Green walking for mental health recovery

The Centre for Sustainable Healthcare has published this guide to improving physical, social and mental health by moving through a natural space. This is for patients in recovery but can also be used by staff.
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WHO Climate Change and Health Toolkit

The World Health Organization have produced a climate change and health toolkit, including a checklist to assess vulnerabilities in healthcare facilities.

More Toolkits coming

We'll add new toolkits over time here; don't worry about missing out on new content, follow us on X (formerly Twitter) @CareWithoutCO2 and we'll share new toolkits as and when they are available.

Ideas hub

Find all the inspiration you need when it comes to ways to achieve Net Zero Carbon on our Ideas Hub.

Get involved

Let's work together for change. Find out how you can get it involved.

Get in touch

Contact the Care Without Carbon team if you have any questions, feedback, requests or need anything else.