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A SUSTAINABLE HOME May 2, 2007

Filed under: A SUSTAINABLE HOME — magila @ 7:24 am

Tips for a sustainable home

Everyone can be more sustainable at home.
Follow these easy suggestions.

Take reusable bags when you go shopping and refuse plastic bags.

Install or top up insulation in ceilings.

Start a compost heap.

Take shorter showers – keep it to under 5 minutes instead of the average 8 minutes.

Switch appliances off at the power point or plug wherever possible.

Use your recycling bin and make sure you know what can be recycled.

If you have air conditioning set the thermostat to 18-20 in winter and 26 in summer. or set air conditioning 10~20mins beofore you go to bed.

Buy products with less packaging.

Install a AAA rated showerhead and a dual flush toilet.

Purchase energy efficient appliances.

CHECK MORE
www.ecorecycle.vic.gov.au

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