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TIPS FOR A GREENER LIFESTYLE 

Get on your bike! Get a bike and practise at weekends or on quiet roads before using it for work. Don’t forget the helmet and the lock!

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Time for a cuppa? Use proper cups/mugs at work or church or club. The UK uses 6 billion polystyrene cups, which all finish up in landfill sites. 

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Are you a bookworm? If you’re a bookworm, instead of buying new books, start a book-sharing club with friends and colleagues. Sharing books saves resources and money, and can improve your social life!

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Carry out a financial health check: could your money be doing better financially and ethically? You could be banking with an ethical institution and getting as good a deal.

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Bits of food stuck in your microwave? Add a couple of slices of lemon to a small bowl of water. Put it in the microwave, switch on and the condensation will gently loosen the dried food. Simply wipe clean and … Continue reading

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Get your children into gardening by giving them their own little veg patch and enjoy the cheap food. A bunch of radishes costs about 45p. A packet of 1,000 radish seeds costs about £1.

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Libraries don’t just loan books. Lots of them hire out music cassettes and CDs, movie videos and DVDs, and even PlayStation games. Use your library to save yourself the cost of building up your own collection.

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Make your own compost. Shop-bought costs about £2.50 for 20 litres. A heap in your back garden is absolutely free.

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Make your own lunch. Making your own lunch instead of buying from a sandwich shop saves on packaging and could also save you approximately £4 a day or £1,000 per year!

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Babies don’t need special baby food at 50p–£1 a jar. Buy a handheld blender for a £5 and purée ordinary, UK-grown organic food, such as potato, carrot, cauliflower and pear.

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