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.
Take holidays closer to home and avoid air travel if you can to reduce your carbon footprint.
To avoid creating waste, choose products with the least amount of packaging.
Use charcoal deodorisers around the home to absorb rather than mask odours and toxins.
If you're looking for a hotel go to TripAdvisor and select 'GreenLeaders' from the 'More' menu option above the search box.
Where there's a choice select products with minimal or no packaging.
Filter water for all uses, not just drinking. Install a water filter instead of filling up those jugs.
Switch to LED lights. They cost less to run and last longer than any other bulb.
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.
Use a recycled plastic water butt to collect rainwater for your garden.