Be ENVIRONMENTALLY Friendly
Up your eco factor in no time with these five easy changes Cut down on water
usage Keep track of your shower by fitting a ‘fourminute’ timer to your bathroom tiles. You can get one free at savewatersave money.co.uk. Compost your
waste Create a compost pile in the back garden. Visit getcomposting. com where you can order affordable bins made of recycled plastic bottles. Banish kitchen
roll Use reusable micro-fibre cloths that are machinewashable instead of kitchen towels. Have a look at the colourful range from Lakeland, £2.59 each. Fit a water
Butt Place one under your guttering so you can use rainwater to water your garden. Prices start from £19.47 for a slimline design from Homebase. When a lightbulb burns out, swap it for an energyefficient LED one. They’re pricier, but will last longer and save you money in the long run.