Did you know that 44% of young people are unhappy with the current state of the environment? There are many ways that we can help to improve the state of the environment, and many of these we try to practise daily such as recycling and leaving the car at home when we can. However whilst many of us often try so hard to make our homes eco-friendly, we often forget about our gardens.
Becoming an eco-friendly gardener is not nearly as hard as it sounds. There are just five easy changes that you can make to transform your outdoor space into an eco-friendly one. The right gardening techniques will not only help you to achieve your eco-friendly status, but will also attract a wider range of wildlife into your garden, help you save money on your water bills and can even help you to lose weight.
This infographic designed by Mainland Aggregates will teach you all kinds of simple gardening hacks that can make a huge difference to our planet, and may even inspire newbies to get outdoors and develop a new hobby in the garden!
Changing the planet really can start in your back garden, so read on to discover the five steps to becoming an eco-friendly gardener, and do your bit for the environment today.
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Though the poor are the most affected by water scarcity issues, people in well-standing countries are also experiencing radical change. Most people were able to drink tap water only a few decades ago, but much of today’s freshwater is becoming polluted, chemically and physically hazardous, and people across the globe are turning to bottled water for safety reasons.
The following infographic is our way of making a splash for water. It shows some important stats that everyone should be aware of, provides information about possible water solutions and invites everyone to change their daily habits that involve reckless water use. The time is not to panic, but to constructively contribute to saving the Earth’s most precious, life-sustaining resource.
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We all have great ambitions to do the greatest impact on the environment we can. Sometimes doing the little things, very well can make a huge difference, when you multiply them across an entire population. Can’t afford that solar array you’ve been dreaming about? Start Shopping local. Keep your water off while brushing your teeth. Here is a simple plumbing fix you should consider: Finally fixing that annoying leaky faucet. Watch this simple “How To” video courtesy of our friends at Mendel Plumbing.
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The amount of energy and water used in a bathroom is ridiculous. Creating an eco friendly bathroom can not only help the environment, but it can also help your wallet. Decreasing your water usage is key, because most of the water used in your bathroom goes to waste. The following is a quick guide on how to create an eco friendly bathroom.
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When it comes to looking after the environment, everyone has a part to play. Businesses and households alike can make changes to reduce the impact that they have on the environment.
If you’re a landlord, it’s possible to do your bit for the environment, whilst making your property more appealing to prospective tenants. What’s more, tenants can even make their own changes to reduce the amount that spend on heating and energy bills.
The infographic below not only shows what changes you can make in an effort to reduce the carbon footprint of your rental property, but you can even weigh up the costs against the estimated annual savings, so you can work out how long it will take for you to see a return on your improvements. Whether your budget is tens of pounds, or thousands, below you will find a solution to fit your needs, and save you money at the same time!
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