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Our Top Tips to Reduce your Carbon Footprint.

Here are some quick tips to help you reduce your carbon footprint.

Annual Carbon Saving: 1.14 tonnes

Switch Energy Supplier

One of the highest impact things you can do is to switch to a green energy supplier.

 

Green energy suppliers generate all of their energy from carbon-free sources, or will offset the carbon footprint of their energy production.

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Annual Carbon Saving: 0.40 tonnes

Go Meat Free

Going full-vegan may be a challenge for many of us, but reducing the meat consumption can help lower your carbon footprint.

 

A good way to start is by going meet-free for one day a week. It's better to start something small than do nothing at all!

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Annual Carbon Saving: 0.31 tonnes

Switch Off Appliances

Turning off appliances at the wall socket, rather than leaving on standby, can save 310kg of carbon each year.

 

It can also save you £50 to £90 in energy bills.

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Annual Carbon Saving: 0.15 tonnes per trip

Take the Train

A short haul return flight from London to Edinburgh can use 150kg of C02 per passenger. 

If you're not in a rush, why not take the train. This can save almost the entire amount of carbon used by flying.

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Annual Carbon Saving: 0.07 tonnes

Turn Down the Thermostat

Turning down the thermostat by one degree helps to reduce your carbon footprint, and and reduce your heating bills by up to 10%. 

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Annual Carbon Saving: 0.09 tonnes

Service Your Car

Buying an electric car may be out of the financial reach for many of us. However, keeping your car running as efficiently as possible can help save the environment.

Keep your car serviced and check your tyre pressures before long journeys. It improves fuel efficiency, saving you money and reducing the impact on the environment at the same time

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Annual Carbon Saving: 0.11 tonnes

Change Your Lightbulbs

Changing all of the standard lightbulbs in a home to energy saving lightbulbs could save an average of 111kg of carbon every year.

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Annual Carbon Saving: 0.10 tonnes

Mend Clothes and Recycle

It takes 20kg of carbon to make a single pair of jeans!

 

By keeping our clothes for longer, or recycling clothes by donating and purchasing from charity stores, we can  make a positive impact on the environment. 

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