Earth Notes: Saving The Planet @Home

Be an efficiency hero - catch yourself doing something right and do more of it!
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Want to do your bit at home to improve your quality of life, save money, cut down on waste and carbon pollution, and get the planet back how it used to be?

Did you know that "the majority of your neighbours are undertaking energy saving actions every day" and that's also one of the most powerful messages to get people to save?

This site is not about selling you 'hell' or 'hell-avoidance', but rather all about practical steps that I have taken or thought about to make my own life (and that of my family) a little better and lower-carbon without wearing a hair-shirt. Many of them are actions that you could take too...

On Earth Notes

Yearly Electricity and Gas (ie heat and light) Carbon Footprint

Things That We've Done

We've crunched our carbon footprint, we've become a SuperHome, pondered other changes that we might make, but most of all there's been quite a lot of fun learning. Maybe it's my engineering mindset, but I've made a hobby out of conservation and meter watching, and had fun out of 'tuning' life a little, and the rest of my family humours me!

See a full list of articles in the site guide, but here's some actions to start with that we took...

Things That You Can Do

Effective changes that can be made at home are based on lowering energy/resource demand...