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Ten things you can do to help the planet

Here is a list of ten tiny changes you can make to help protect our planet and its resources.

1. Mind water usage : A bath can use up to double the water of a shower

 

2. Drive Less and Drive Smart

 

3. Use rechargeable batteries

 

4. Mind your energy:  Turn out the lights when you don't need them.

 

5. Make A Compost Heap

 

6. Avoid Plastic Bags choose the option with the least packaging, and take your own re-usable bags

 

7. Have Meat-Free Days

 

8. Set the washing machine to 30 degrees Celsius and dry your clothes in the sun.

 

9. Recycle

 

10.Eat fruit and vegetables when they are in season.