Living more sustainably doesn’t have to cost a lot. In fact, it can actually help you spend less!
Do your bit to tackle global warming and reduce your carbon footprint by making these small changes in your day-to-day life.
Did you know the average person throws away 400kg of waste each year? That’s 7 times their body weight. Cut down on your daily waste with these simple recycling habits:
1.3 billion tonnes of food goes to waste every year. Here are a few simple ways you can help limit the amount of food you throw away:
Around 40% of plastic is single-use. From 2016 to 2017 2.1 billion single use plastic bags were used. From 2018-2019 this was 1.1 billion. A great improvement but there’s still more work to be done! Small changes can make a big difference.
Did you know it takes 2,700 litres of water to make one t-shirt? Reduce the number of new clothes you buy by asking yourself whether you really need it.
In the UK, we take around 5.8 million car journeys every day. Vehicles are one of the largest emitters of CO2.
Reducing the amount of water you use will reduce the energy needed to process and deliver it to your home. These simple hacks will help you lower your water usage:
Did you know that some of your appliances are still using energy, even when their switched off?
Save water, electricity and money on your energy bills by changing the way you wash up.
Small changes can make a big difference over time. These are some easy ways to use less energy around your home:
A lot of gas and electric companies offer smart meters to measure use of energy in your home. Check your supplier website to find out.
Share some of these tips with your friends, family or colleagues. Let’s keep the conversation moving and work together toward a more sustainable future!