Autumn is really the time to start getting your home ready for the up and coming winter. By preparing your home for winter you’ll reduce your autumn energy bills by making your home more comfortable. Not sure what I mean, then read on and all will become clear…
Depending on which state you live in will largely determine the severity of your autumn so for some these tips may reduce certain parts of your energy bill but for others it could eliminate them altogether.
Let’s start with the simple stuff that won’t cost you a cent to do:
Here are some other steps to take this autumn depending if your budget will allow, remember investing in these now will save you on your energy bills for years to come:
More ways to be greener this autumn:
Spend time out doors with your family, you’ll save on your energy bills and have a great time. It’s a great time to get cycling, surfing or running again, so whatever your poison get outside and enjoy it!
With all the falling leaves it’s a great time to start a compost pile or use it as mulch for your garden, not only will your plants and veggies love it but so will your hip pocket as it’s free. Don’t have a veggie patch? Now is the time to get started. With all the free compost and mulch on offer it would be rude not to.
Autumn is the ideal time to plant for all those yummy winter veggies. Why stop there, why not start a worm farm and enjoy all the lovely worm tea it produces your veggies would love it. Worm farms are great for using up veggie scraps that may otherwise end up in landfill.
Starting a veggie garden is not only great for your home but it will help reduce what you’re sending to landfill, what you don’t give to the worms add to your compost pile. Challenge yourself this autumn see how much you can reduce your landfill bin by, you can surprise yourself with how much stuff you can reuse.
Our moto for autumn Reduce, Reuse & Recycle.
Don’t stop at the garden, before going out and buying some warmer clothes look at what you have in your wardrobe, if you still can’t find what you’re looking for you have lots of options. Get your friends over and swap unwanted clothes with them after all one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. Visit 2nd hand stores and make sure you recycle all your unwanted stuff, or have a garage sale and make yourself some cash.
Unfortunately we still have a lots of white goods ending up in landfill unnecessarily click here to find out how to dispose of your E-Waste sustainably.
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