Think living a green lifestyle must be hard work? Think again. We’ve put together our lazy guide to eco-friendly living to help you make maximum positive impact with minimum effort. There’ll be no cycling to work or constructing wind turbines on your roof, just simple environmentally friendly slacking!
Let it grow, let it grow!
It’s summer, the sun is shining (hopefully), the leaves are green and the grass is growing thick and fast. This might seem like the perfect time to mow the lawn and trim those wild hedges, but that couldn’t be further from the truth.
Save the planet by doing absolutely nothing other than relaxing in the sun with a cold glass of Pimm’s* and letting your garden flourish into a mini-Amazon rainforest. Your homemade jungle will purify the air and give the birds and the bees a safe space to prosper.
*Other gin-based beverages are available.
If you’re like us, you’ll love to shout about climate change all the time, but you’re sick of getting funny looks on the train. Why not grab your phone and voice your views on social media?
You can be an outspoken environmentalist from the comfort of your own home. It’s never been easier to read and share articles to help inform others about the planet.
Milk made easy
Don’t waste time and energy travelling to the shop to get milk. That’s too much of a pain to carry home: it’s big, it’s heavy and worst of all… it’s plastic!
Go old-school and support local businesses by ordering your milk from a milkman. You’ll receive your milk fresh on your doorstep in a glass bottle that will be recollected, cleaned and reused. It’s a win for the environment and your energy levels!
Sharing is caring
Next time you’re visiting your friend, partner or a family member’s house, why not refuse to leave? OK, so this might not be the best way to find a roommate, but you get the idea.
Living with someone is a fantastic way to reduce your carbon footprint, as it means you’ll share heating, electric, light consumption and bills! (This is an easy sell, but you might find it harder to convince your new roommate to use a milkman, neglect the garden, and vigorously Tweet about the environment.)
Even though nearly 100% of clothing can be reused, the UK sends 350,000 tonnes of clothing to landfill sites every year – that’s nearly as heavy as the Empire State Building!
Passing on your unwanted clothing might seem time-consuming and stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. You can dispose of your preloved items sustainably without even leaving your home.
We’ll collect your clothing at no cost from your home, and pay you £0.40p per kg. All you have to do is book a collection online. Your preloved clothes will be reloved and you’ll earn some extra cash in the process. So sit back, relax, and join the Fashion Re-love-ution!