101 ways to be less wasteful
We are using a mixture of our users recommendations and our experiences to build this list, so it is a work in progress - let us know if you have any ideas for additions.
These are all either free, or very low cost ways to both save money and also live more sustainably.
1 - Turn the lights out.
2 - Turn the tap off.
3 - Recycle, recycle, recycle.
4 - Make compost
5 - Only buy the food you need
6 - Avoid fast fashion
7 - Collect rainwater from roofs.
8 - Use reusable bags for shopping
9 - Use reusable containers for food
10 - Buy food with less plastic wrapping.
11 - Drink tap water.
12 - Fit energy saving light bulbs
13 - Turn down the thermostat and put on a jumper.
14 - Don't leave electrical items on standby
15 - If you want a long soak, take a bath - don't have a shower.
16 - Recycle water - using bathwater to flush toilets etc.
17 - Walk locally rather than take the car
18 - Believe it or not, get food delivered and don't drive to the supermarket
19 - Sell or give unwanted items to charity - don't put in the bin.