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Public services & other

accounts for about 17% of the average UK person's carbon footprint. Reduce your footprint by following the advice below

Over the coming weeks, we will be creating a series of blogs and articles to explain how the services you use impact on your Carbon Footprint. Here are just some of the topics we hope to cover

  • Water and Sewage

  • Leisure

  • Education

Top Tips for Reducing your Carbon Footprint


Here are 3 simple tips relating to this segment of the Carbon Footprint Wheel to get you started.

  • Collect as much rainwater as you can in water butts to use when watering your garden

  • Don't water your lawn - it may look yellow in dry weather, but will soon recover once it rains again

  • Put a brick in the cistern of your toilet(s), so that it uses less water each time it refills

We will regularly be adding more tips to the list, so do keep coming back to check them out. If you have any top tips you would like to share, do let us know

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