Artificial lighting accounts for 44% of electricity used in office buildings and business premises. Switch off the lights when leaving a room and use natural light whenever possible.
By choosing different forms of travel even twice a week -such as walking, cycling, public transport-, we help reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 720 pounds per year.
Recycling paper, glass and aluminum packaging help reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 390 pounds per year.
Many electrical devices use energy even when they are turned off. Therefore, turn off power strips and disconnect electrical appliances when not using them.
Make sure that windows are fully closed and isolated and save up to 25% of total heat loss of your home.
Adjust the thermostat 2 degrees lower during colder months and save up to 450 pounds of carbon dioxide emissions per year.
Refrigerator is a kitchen appliance that consumes the most energy. Door opening alone costs 25-50 euros per year in an average household.
Wash your clothes in cold instead of hot water and save up to 80% of the energy required for the washing machine, helping to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 230 pounds per year.
It is advisable to avoid needless waste of water by leaving the tap on for a long time, as well as to promptly repair any leaks. A small leak in the faucet will waste about 11,350 liters of water per year.
A single sheet of A4 paper needs 10 liters of water in order to be produced.
Save paper by using both sides and avoiding unnecessary printing.
The liquid of a single mobile phone battery can contaminate hundreds of liters of water and damage the water table. Choose to recycle old batteries and electrical devices on specific points located in shops and public services.
It has been estimated that plastic remains in the environment for up to 500 years. By using ecological bags while shopping, we help reduce plastic bags that end up in the environment.