Save electricity by running your washing machine on a cooler setting and consider line-drying your clothes instead of using a dryer.
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.
Reduce toxins in the home – always leave outdoor shoes at the door.
Use charcoal deodorisers around the home to absorb rather than mask odours and toxins.
Save paper – always refuse paper receipts.
Share tools and gadgets that people use infrequently rather than each of your neighbours buying their own individual items. Plan ahead and co-ordinate new purchases with your neighbours.
Use a recycled plastic water butt to collect rainwater for your garden.
Grow houseplants for clean air and give them rainwater occasionally as it has less impurities than tapwater.
Where there's a choice select products with minimal or no packaging.
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.
Take holidays closer to home and avoid air travel if you can to reduce your carbon footprint.