Where there's a choice select products with minimal or no packaging.
In the garden, use coffee grounds as a mulch for acid-loving plants or around the base of plants to deter ants and slugs.
Filter water for all uses, not just drinking. Install a water filter instead of filling up those jugs.
If you only need a tool or piece of equipment infrequently then instead of buying one, save resources by asking a friend or neighbour if you can borrow one. Or check online for a lending club, such as Streetbank.
Rub beeswax over pans and baking sheets rather than use butter or oil each time. Over time the pan develops a permanent coating.
Avoid creating waste. When ordering food avoid plastic utensils or straws by asking in advance.
Sprinkle dry tea leaves to deodorise problem areas such as your cat litter tray.
Choose rechargeable batteries and a battery charger to cut down on disposables. Eventually recyclable batteries reach the end of their life too but they can be recycled – local recycling policies vary so check with your recycling facility.
If you order coffee when you're out and about carry your own mug to avoid paper waste – we all know this is an easy win, but do we all do it?
Grow houseplants for clean air and give them rainwater occasionally as it has less impurities than tapwater.
Save electricity by running your washing machine on a cooler setting and consider line-drying your clothes instead of using a dryer.