August 2016

landfill

Most people want to recycle. Whatever hue of green you may be, however sceptical or in denial, the principle of reusing, reducing and recycling household waste is something most right thinking can get behind. Unfortunately contamination rates rising by 84 per cent over the last four years has led to councils rejecting 338,000 tonnes of waste last year. This recyclable waste represents material lost to the system and needs extra

energy monitoring

Knowing the running costs of your electrical appliances is one of the first steps in making your home energy efficient. The bill payer may end up annoying everyone by going round the house turning things off. However knowing how much power your appliances are using and the typical costs helps you prioritise where you can save and what to invest for in the future. There are many different options available: