Green Tips September 2011

If you’re feeling that you would really like to make some changes about your life, maybe green it up a little and want to make some quick green steps, then here are some super quick ideas to get you started:

• Switch of your mobile chargers when it’s not in use • Only boil as much water in your kettle as you need • Turn off your tap when you’re going to brush your teeth • Walk or cycle if you feel you can and it’s safe • Get yourself a water barrel and start saving any rainwater for your garden • Buy local food, save all those petrol miles • Buy products that have less packaging and if you want to return it to the shop • Get your home properly insulated • Get yourself a recycle bin for and start saving • Turn your radiator down a degree or two

You don’t have to do all of them, but if you could just one or two, you’d be making a difference…