Reducing your carbon footprint as a resident


Top tips to reduce your carbon footprint as a resident

  • Turn off lights that are not being used
  • Close windows that could leak out heat
  • Don’t leave your TV or computer on stand by
  • Draught proof windows or doors
  • Take showers instead of baths
  • Only boil water that you need
  • Use energy efficient light bulbs
  • Only use your washing machine and dishwasher when full
  • Turn down your thermostat and ensure you have an efficient boiler
  • Insulate your loft, boiler, ground floor and external walls
  • Don’t drive - walk, cycle or use public transport

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