Alongside the October 2018 issue of The Great Outdoors, we’ve published a 36-page magazine focused on environmental and sustainability issues – including updates on recent progress from the gear brands, advice on how to make your kit last longer, and tips for reducing your carbon footprint when you travel to the hills.

On this section of our website we’re gathering together further news items, features and advice for anyone interested in sustainability and environmental issues.

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Mend our Mountains crowdfunder goes live!

The Mend Our Mountains: Make One Million campaign has this week launched its crowdfunding drive as part of a wider campaign to repair landscapes blighted by erosion.

YHA tackles plastic pollution by joining refill schme

People can now refill their water bottles for free at more than 150 Youth Hostels in England and Wales.

Wild camping

Leave no Trace

There’s more to minimal impact camping than just carrying out your litter

Nine new conservation and rewilding projects for EOCA

The European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA) has announced the next nine conservation and rewilding projects it will be funding – including continuing support for Fix the Fells