LESS WATER DOWN THE PLUGHOLE
You can save even more by changing the way you wash your veg. Instead of leaving the tap running, put a few centimetres of water into the bowl and swoosh the veg around in a colander until clean.
ENERGY EFFICIENT LIGHTING
And it’s not just how you cook, it’s what you cook that counts. Using recipes is a good way to avoid wasted food, as you only prepare the recommended amount per person. Don’t worry too much if there’s still some left over - we’ve got tips on food storage coming up!
LESS WASTED FOOD
It’s not just leftover meals either - cook up any fruit or veg that needs using and freeze it ready for another time. Write the date on containers so you know when to use it up.
Sustainability is not a style, it’s a lifestyle and these days it’s a lot easier than you might think.
MAKING YOU FEEL GOOD ABOUT NOT WASHING UP
SORTING MADE SIMPLE
Anything to be recycled can be dropped into open containers. But keep a lid on food waste to cut out odours. If you’ve got a garden, a small bucket will do for anything that can go on your compost heap.