Make A Difference

We all want to live a more environmentally sustainable lifestyle, but not everyone knows where to begin.

You don’t have to be a fanatical environmentalist to make an impact. There are many changes that you can make daily to live more sustainable. Most of these ideas are simple to implement, cost little to no money and can have a huge impact on the environment and our natural resources. Start today! Save Tomorrow!

REDUCE ENERGY

Switch to GreenPower

Install solar panels

Install a solar hot water system

Use energy-efficient whitegoods

Use energy-efficient light globes

Insulate walls and ceiling

Tint windows and get window shutters, awnings or blinds

Turn appliances off at the wall

REDUCE, RE-USE AND RECYCLE

Buy products made from recycled materials or with recyclable or reusable packaging

Use a basket, backpack, box or reusable shopping bag

Buy second hand products

Choose durable and reusable items rather than disposable ones

Carry your own water bottle

Recycle your mobile phone, don’t throw it in the bin

SAVE WATER

Take shorter showers

Convert to a water efficient shower head

Install a dual flush toilet or fit a water saving device to your cistern.

Use a water efficient washing machine

Sweep your driveway instead of hosing

Use a waterless car wash or one that recycles water and uses high-pressure cleaning units

If washing car by hand, use a bucket instead of a hose

FOOD

Buy locally grown

Eat organic

Purchase seasonal fruit & veggies

Eat less meat

IN THE GARDEN

Grow your own produce

Composting & mulching

Install a greywater system

Collect rainwater using buckets or a tank

Sweep & rake instead of hosing

TRAVEL AND TRANSPORT

Drive your car less

Carpool

Take public transport

Walk or ride a bike

Travel on planes less

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