7 ways to save Money, protect the planet

To bust those myths that ‘eco’ means expensive, here are 7 hacks to save you money and be kind to the planet, all in one go...



1. GO LED


LED bulbs are more expensive (£3/4 vs. 50p) but they last for ages & are up to 10x more efficient


Old bulb annual cost ≈ £27


Save up to £24 per bulb per year

LED Annual cost = £3


2. CUT THE TUMBLE



One tumble dry = 70p (low quality dryers = more expensive!)



X4 Uses per week ------ > x1 use per week = £110 per year saving (approx)



3. GO GREEN AND USE RENEWABLE ENERGY




Renewable energy isn't always more expensive!

💲 The big 6 energy providers might be costing you the BIG BUCKS 💵 💷


Check out services like Uswitch to find renewable energy services!



4. BYO...



BAG.

keep a bag in your bag and save 5p at the shops.



BOTTLE

bottled water 💧 costs on average 650x the £ of tap water. 🚰 NO BRAINER 👀







5. TRY MEATLESS MONDAY AND STAY IN SEASON


Meat isn't cheap and neither is out of season fruit and veg ...




Spag Bol £3.50 for 2 (approx)


Veggie curry - £1.50 for 2 (approx)


Cheap winter veg:


brussels sprouts, carrots, squash, mushrooms, onions, parsnips.





6. GO DIGITAL

If you regularly buy newspapers/mags, save £100s with

a digital subscription !!!

WE looked at; The Times, The Guardian, The Telegraph and the Financial Times and customers could save annually up to £365, £805, £452 and £894 respectively



7. Walk/ cycle to work 2 days a week





Get fit, save money AND be good to the planet.

- 2 days off the trains/ roads could save you approx £700 per year

- fully switching could save you £1,752 a year*


*assuming average monthly commutes of £146 pm

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