Buy locally-produced food

One large source of carbon dioxide emissions is in the production and transport of food. You can reduce your impact on climate change by choosing Local Foodwherever possible. The energy and emissions involved in producing food account for 22% of the UK’s greenhouse gas emissions. 40 per cent of all UK road freight is food related. A report published in the journal Food Policy calculated[…]

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Reduce Your Water Consumption

Water as well as being a valuable resource, has to be cleaned and pumped, this all requires energy input —- from the burning of fossil fuels. Have a quick shower instead of a bath, doing this could save over 300 litres of water a week. Space permitting, you can also place a bucket in the shower to catch any waste water which can then be[…]

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Power Down

Save energy (and money!) The average house in the UK produces around 6 tonnes of CO2.  However, a third of this (around £200 a year) can easily be saved through simple energy efficiency measures. The majority of CO2 comes from the energy used to heat your home and provide hot water.  The rest is used to power appliances and lights. For free, tailor made, independent advice on[…]

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