10 ways to reduce your home’s carbon footprint

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Ten ways to reduce your home´´´’ s carbon footsprint.

  1. Take a shower, not a bath. You’ll save on the energy needed to heat it.
  2. Use a reusable bag when buying your groceries
  3. Turn off the lights when you leave a room and use energy-efficient lightbulbs.
  4. Take the stairs, not the lift. As well as saving energy, it’s great for your health.
  5. Before you throw something away, ask yourself this question: Could I reuse or repair this?
  6. Completely switch off electrical appliances to turn off those little flashing lights
  7. If you’re redecorating your home, buy second-hand. You’ll save money and the environment.
  8. Always go with renewable energy. If you can choose

between different providers, pick one that uses renewable.

9.Run the washing machine and dishwasher when they are completely full and select a low water temperature.

10.Try not to set your fridge and freezer at a lower temperature than necessary.