One Planet Living® Principles

Bioregional's One Planet Living framework consists of ten simple principles that make it easy to plan, deliver and communicate your commitment to sustainability.

Health and happiness

Encouraging active, sociable, meaningful lives to promote good health and wellbeing

Local and sustainable food

Promoting sustainable humane farming and healthy diets in local, seasonal organic food and vegetable protein

Equity and local economy

Creating safe, equitable places to live and work which support local prosperity and international fair trade

Materials and products

Using materials from sustainable sources and promoting products which help people reduce consumption

Culture and community

Nurturing local identity and heritage, empowering communities and promoting a culture of sustainable living

Travel and transport

Reducing the need to travel, and encouraging walking, cycling and low carbon transport

Land and nature

Protecting and restoring land for the benefit of people and wildlife

Zero waste

Reducing consumption, reusing and recycling to achieve zero waste and zero pollution

Sustainable water

Using water efficiently, protecting local water sources and reducing flooding and drought

Zero carbon

Making buildings and manufacturing energy efficient and supplying all energy with renewables