All you need to know to be green … in a single page!
quick list: being green
Switch to GreenPower • energy-saving light bulbs • Insulate walls and ceiling and shade windows • Turn appliances off at the wall • Install solar hot water • Fit a water-saving showerhead and take shorter showers.
Install water-saving showerhead, dishwasher, washing machine and taps • Take shorter showers • Install a dual-flush toilet or fit a water-saving device to your cistern • Fix leaking pipes and dripping taps • Put plugs in sinks.
Use natural cleaning, bodycare and pest control • Garden organically.
Compost • Reduce, reuse, recycle.
Eat locally grown • Eat organic • Eat less meat • Avoid overfished fish.
Buy less • Buy second-hand and recycled.
Vote “green” • Join a green organisation.
Quicklist: green principles
the starting point…
the underlying principle…
be happy with less
the green mantra…
reduce, reuse, recycle
three global warming hotspots…
homes • transport • food
four key cuts…
energy • water • chemicals • waste
what is green…
natural • reusable • biodegradeable • renewable • local • efficient