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10 tips for a low carbon lifestyle

Reduce waste by choosing reusable products and going paperless. Consider reusing or donating before throwing away, and check for recyclable options before buying.

Reduce, reuse, recycle

Power your home with renewable electricity and consider generating your own with solar panels and a battery storage system.

Switch to renewable energy

Reduce home heating emissions with insulation, draughtproofing, and efficient boilers, heat pumps, and smart thermostats.

Consider your heating use

Choose seasonal produce for tastier, eco-friendlier meals. Reduce food waste by planning meals and freezing leftovers.

Eat seasonal products

Consider low carbon travel such as public transport, cycling, and walking to reduce greenhouse gases.

Choose to walk, bike or take the bus

Reduce carbon footprint: Turn off appliances at the socket when not in use. Consider smart lighting and sockets or a smart meter,

Turn off your devices

Reduce plastic use: Supermarkets reduce unrecyclable packaging & offer packaging-free fresh produce.

Try to avoid items with excess packaging

Reduce waste: BYO reusable bags and water bottles to reduce plastic waste. Refill water bottles at free stations.

Carry your own reusables

Reduce carbon by taking shorter showers, turning the tap off while brushing, handwashing dishes and installing water saving devices.

Reduce your water use

Switch to LED bulbs for eco lighting. They use less energy, last longer, and reduce landfill waste.

Upgrade light bulbs