Tips

Dinner

I introduce one meat-free day a week.

Shower head

I replace my shower head with a water-saving head / I install a flow limiter on my faucets.

Tomato

I prefer local and seasonal fruits and vegetables rather than imported ones..

Christmas tree

I make my own Christmas decorations (origami, cotton, cut-outs) rather than buy them and I choose LED Christmas lights.

Local beer

I drink local (or even Brussels) beer.

expertise

I ask a consultant to carry out a free energy evaluation of my home.

Rechargeable batteries

I use rechargeable batteries.

Car

I adopt an economical and responsible driving style (I avoid sudden braking, sudden acceleration and I don't open my windows too often).

Bike

I ride my bike once a week to work.

Pipe

I insulate the hot water pipes with foam tubes.

Shutters

I install thick shutters or curtains in heated rooms and close them at night or when I leave my home.

Radiator

I place heat-reflecting panels behind my radiators.

Picnic basket

I don't use disposable dishes when I eat outdoors.

Smartphone

I have my mobile phone repaired rather than discarded.

Clothes

I buy clothes second-hand  or in ethical and responsible fashion stores (slow fashion).