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The following list contains actions that people can do to reduce their carbon dioxide emissions to help mitigating climate change. The actions are divided into four sections: energy, transport, food and water and consumption and waste. We would like you to reflect on the actions that you might already be doing and to consider doing other actions, particularly those that involve higher savings.

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Energy in the Home I already do this Begun during/since starting group Plan to take in next 12 months Plan to take in the longer-term Total
Actions CO2 (kgs) Actions CO2 (kgs) Actions CO2 (kgs) Actions CO2 (kgs) Actions CO2 (kgs)
9368 44268.12 9388 43019.95 9220 40206.93 9206 41332.16 37182 168827.17
E1-Get an energy monitor. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
E2-Switch off lights in rooms that aren’t being used (6-11 pm during week and 8 am to 11pm on weekends). 125 44.89 146 52.44 118 42.38 123 44.18 512 183.89
E3-Switch off lights in offices that aren’t being used. (7pm-7am during the week and 24hours at the weekend) 190 3751.97 102 2014.21 114 2251.18 119 2349.92 525 10367.28
E4-Change light bulbs to low energy bulbs 132 579.25 124 544.15 132 579.25 125 548.53 513 2251.18
E5-Use a single lamp to illuminate only the area you are using, rather than lighting up the whole room or office. 125 523.77 149 624.34 143 599.2 109 456.73 526 2204.04
E6-Maximise the use of natural daylight. Relocate work surfaces, desks and reading areas nearer to windows. 107 469.54 139 609.97 127 557.31 126 552.92 499 2189.75
E7-Clean your windows to let in more natural light 120 98.74 126 103.67 139 114.37 132 108.61 517 425.39
E8-Paint your walls and ceilings a light colour next time you decorate 128 12.87 132 13.27 143 14.38 124 12.47 527 53
E9-Install occupancy sensors which turn lights on or off depending on whether there is someone in the room 137 350.7 144 368.61 123 314.86 111 284.14 515 1318.31
E10-Unplug any chargers once they have finished charging. 140 4 116 3.31 125 3.57 134 3.83 515 14.71
E11-Switch all electrical equipment off at the wall when not in use. 138 173.47 110 138.28 137 172.22 142 178.5 527 662.47
E12-Use the off switch on appliances instead of standby. 127 0.83 129 0.84 104 0.68 145 0.94 505 3.29
E13-Switch your computer/monitor off every night AND every time you are away for a long period of time 121 972.08 141 1132.76 127 1020.28 118 947.98 507 4073.1
E22-Switch off office equipment at night 130 5789.64 132 5878.71 116 5166.14 129 5745.1 507 22579.6
E14-Use a 'power-down' plug: this device turns off all peripheral devices when you turn off your main computer unit, and starts them up again automatically. 127 116.11 164 149.93 120 109.71 121 110.62 532 486.37
E15-Ensure that energy saving features of your computers are activated. 123 35.71 128 37.16 113 32.81 145 42.1 509 147.77
E16-Use the stairs instead of the lift at home and at work 131 542.93 120 497.34 117 484.9 137 567.79 505 2092.96
E17-Reduce the brightness on your TV. If you have a LCD TV, you can usually turn down the backlight 127 131.83 133 138.06 133 138.06 118 122.49 511 530.43
E18-Watch TV fewer nights per week, or less time each night - and do something active instead! 125 123.08 133 130.96 117 115.2 145 142.77 520 512.01
E19-When buying a new TV, buy a small one 141 251.74 115 205.32 149 266.02 110 196.39 515 919.48
E20-Turn dishwashers off at the wall when not in use 120 10.29 132 11.31 137 11.74 126 10.8 515 44.14
E21-Reduce the use of electric fans on hot days. 129 7.29 126 7.12 144 8.14 127 7.18 526 29.72
E23-When buying a new radio, buy an Energy Saving Recommended digital one. 131 3.02 127 2.93 130 3 133 3.07 521 12.03
E24- Use LED Christmas lights instead of the standard equivalent. 119 72.18 137 83.1 138 83.7 143 86.74 537 325.72
E25-Wear slippers instead of outdoor shoes in the house to reduce the need to hoover. 136 44.41 127 41.47 124 40.49 132 43.1 519 169.46
E26-Switch your electricity supplier to one that supplies green energy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
E27-When boiling the kettle, use only the amount of water that you need. 118 175.3 142 210.96 122 181.24 131 194.62 513 762.12
E28-When changing your shower unit, purchase the most energy efficient shower you can. 130 375 122 351.92 129 372.12 143 412.5 524 1511.54
E29-Defrost your fridge and freezer 141 27.12 121 23.27 133 25.58 112 21.54 507 97.5
E30-Clean the condenser coils at the back of your fridge 119 47.82 145 58.27 120 48.22 127 51.04 511 205.35
E31-Ensure your fridge/freezer are operating at the correct temperatures. 134 49.14 120 44 138 50.6 120 44 512 187.75
E32-Check for damage to the door seal on your fridge / freezer 113 103.59 140 128.34 143 131.09 124 113.68 520 476.7
E33-Keep fridges/freezers organised 129 0.02 120 0.02 136 0.02 136 0.02 521 0.09
E34-Avoid opening fridge/freezer door unnecessarily 130 0.02 128 0.02 121 0.02 133 0.02 512 0.08
E35-Try to position your fridge freezer away from a heat source, e.g. oven or radiator. 151 138.43 134 122.84 114 104.51 108 99.01 507 464.78
E36-When buying a new Fridge/Freezer buy one with an A+ or A++ rating 128 344.62 133 358.08 140 376.92 125 336.54 526 1416.15
E37-When buying a new freezer buy one with an A+ or A++ rating. 112 172.31 135 207.69 147 226.15 120 184.62 514 790.77
E38-When buying a new dishwasher buy one with an A rating 136 125.54 126 116.31 144 132.92 117 108 523 482.77
E39-When buying a new Fridge buy one with an A+ or A++ rating 121 104.71 127 109.9 129 111.63 129 111.63 506 437.88
E40-Where appropriate, re-use any cups, glasses or dishes rather than taking a clean one every time. 129 73.71 141 80.57 126 72 141 80.57 537 306.84
E41-Only iron the clothes that really need ironing. 122 73.03 144 86.2 124 74.23 144 86.2 534 319.65
E42-Use a lower temperature wash on your washing machine. 137 29.08 129 27.38 129 27.38 137 29.08 532 112.91
E43-Try to reduce the number of times you use the washing machine each week. 128 248.67 135 262.27 126 244.78 119 231.18 508 986.9
E44-If you live in shared accommodation, consider filling the washing machine up with several peoples clothes rather than doing half loads. 142 275.87 118 229.24 124 240.9 146 283.64 530 1029.64
E45-Pre soak heavily soiled clothes to decrease necessity to wash at high temperatures 135 28.65 132 28.01 132 28.01 127 26.95 526 111.63
E46-Wait for a full load before washing clothes. 140 271.98 108 209.81 133 258.38 117 227.3 498 967.48
E47-Dry your clothes outside instead of using a tumble dryer 159 472.42 129 383.29 129 383.29 119 353.58 536 1592.58
E48-Allow frozen food to defrost before you cook it, rather than cooking from frozen. 130 12.38 120 11.43 122 11.62 136 12.95 508 48.38
E49-Put lids on pans when boiling water 126 62.85 132 65.85 136 67.84 135 67.34 529 263.88
E50-Turn your oven off ten minutes before your dinner is finished cooking. 131 35.29 113 30.44 114 30.71 144 38.79 502 135.22
E51-Choose the right size pan for the size of the food that you are cooking 125 238.08 144 274.27 112 213.32 135 257.13 516 982.79
E52-Place a saucepan on the cooking ring that best equals it in size 118 224.75 132 251.41 122 232.36 144 274.27 516 982.79
E53-Use a toaster instead of the grill for toasting bread 134 8.17 128 7.8 125 7.62 125 7.62 512 31.21
E54-Chop vegetables/meats into smaller sizes when cooking 109 82.71 141 106.99 123 93.33 130 98.64 503 381.68
E55-Avoid temptation to open oven as food cooks 134 18.05 147 19.8 138 18.59 126 16.97 545 73.4
E56-Cook on several levels using a steamer on one cooker ring. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
E57-Consider buying an induction hob when replacing an electric hob 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
E58-Buy a pressure cooker 134 112.3 106 88.83 129 108.11 125 104.75 494 413.99
E59-Buy a slow cooker 123 87.01 134 94.8 130 91.97 131 92.67 518 366.45
H1-Put on warmer clothes instead of turning up the heating 126 949.86 137 1032.79 134 1010.17 119 897.09 516 3889.91
H2-Turn heating down to minimal (or off) when away from home 131 3524.08 148 3981.41 116 3120.56 136 3658.59 531 14284.64
H3-If your heating is set above the comfortable room temperature of 18-21oC, turn it down. 136 1025.25 126 949.86 129 972.48 115 866.94 506 3814.52
H4-Switch off heating during the night - use an extra blanket or thicker duvet. 142 5370.75 135 5105.99 112 4236.08 132 4992.52 521 19705.34
H5-Switch the heating off 1 hour before bedtime 121 1140.21 145 1366.37 123 1159.06 127 1196.75 516 4862.39
H6-Experiment with altering heating and cooling thermostats. As a guide, try setting no higher than 19oC for heating and no lower than 24oC for cooling. 133 1002.63 141 1062.94 137 1032.79 109 821.71 520 3920.06
H7-Turn the heat off in rooms that you are not using 137 1721.31 119 1495.15 122 1532.85 125 1570.54 503 6319.85
H8-Shut the doors between rooms 137 2581.97 132 2487.73 130 2450.04 114 2148.5 513 9668.23
H9-Draw all your curtains at nightfall 120 1266.48 135 1424.79 129 1361.47 136 1435.35 520 5488.09
H10-Place insulation panels behind your radiators 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
H11-Install radiator thermometers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
H12-Check that radiators are working properly 127 1436.1 126 1424.79 129 1458.72 121 1368.25 503 5687.86
H13-Make sure there is no furniture in front of your radiators 127 1914.8 124 1869.57 113 1703.72 128 1929.88 492 7417.97
H14-Only use air conditioning when it's really necessary. 133 624.24 133 624.24 127 596.08 116 544.45 509 2389.02
H15-If you are using air conditioning, keep the windows and doors closed. 144 901.16 136 851.1 123 769.74 131 819.81 534 3341.81
H16-Set the air conditioning thermostat at the highest temperature with which you are comfortable. 122 183.24 118 177.23 146 219.28 127 190.75 513 770.49
H17-Put draught proofing around doors and windows 125 312.5 119 297.5 133 332.5 139 347.5 516 1290
H18-Find out if you have the recommended 270mm depth of loft insulation. If not, consider fitting it. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
H19-Put cavity insulation in your walls 135 1583.65 124 1454.62 133 1560.19 116 1360.77 508 5959.23
H20-Insulate your hot water tank and pipes. 125 600.96 132 634.62 124 596.15 135 649.04 516 2480.77
H21-Find out if your boiler needs replacing and if there are grants available to help you. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
H22-If you are a tenant, ask for a boiler maintenance certificate from your landlord or estate agent. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Travel and Transport I already do this Begun during/since starting group Plan to take in next 12 months Plan to take in the longer-term Total
Actions CO2 (kgs) Actions CO2 (kgs) Actions CO2 (kgs) Actions CO2 (kgs) Actions CO2 (kgs)
3702 37665 3727 38309.32 3692 39187.78 3728 39511.48 14849 154673.6
T1-For short journeys, try not to use a car. Walk or cycle instead. 126 83.12 143 94.33 119 78.5 116 76.52 504 332.48
T2-If you don't have a bike, consider buying one under the cycle to work scheme. Or buy a second hand one. 119 585.11 136 668.7 127 624.44 129 634.28 511 2512.53
T3-When you decide to go on holidays, choose destinations reached by coach or train 129 1344.43 124 1292.32 130 1354.85 133 1386.11 516 5377.7
T4-'Contact your local MSPs and councillors and campaign for improved transport and cycling infrastructure 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
T5-Reduce the amount of business flights you take, try to travel by public transport or lift share to get to a meeting. 135 1690.05 121 1514.79 119 1489.75 145 1815.24 520 6509.82
T6-Try to reduce the number of internal flights you take a year 139 1009.73 133 966.15 122 886.24 127 922.56 521 3784.68
T7-Plan a local holiday rather than flying abroad 122 2031.87 104 1732.09 131 2181.76 147 2448.24 504 8393.95
T8- If you are travelling to Europe for holiday or work, consider using public transport or driving 134 470.22 135 473.72 109 382.49 130 456.18 508 1782.61
T9-Reduce flights by 25% 141 2711.43 126 2422.98 126 2422.98 137 2634.51 530 10191.9
T10-Reduce flights by 50% 116 4461.36 146 5615.16 151 5807.46 122 4692.12 535 20576.1
T11-Reduce flights by 75% 123 7095.87 122 7038.18 135 7788.15 147 8480.43 527 30402.63
T12-Stop flying totally 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
T13-If you are buying a car, think about the energy and carbon used to produce it, as well as it's fuel efficiency when you are using it. 119 736.58 124 767.53 145 897.52 115 711.82 503 3113.45
T14-Walk or cycle to work instead of using your car 109 535.94 114 560.52 133 653.95 150 737.53 506 2487.94
T15-Use public transport to get to work. Find out about bus and train times. 115 1983.61 125 2156.1 125 2156.1 131 2259.59 496 8555.4
T16-Use lift sharing when travelling to work. 125 1536.53 139 1708.62 123 1511.94 126 1548.82 513 6305.9
T17-Talk to your organisation about lower carbon travel to work options 145 1744.35 128 1539.84 125 1503.75 115 1383.45 513 6171.39
T18-Lobby your organisation to provide a bike pool for short work journeys 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
T19-Speak to your organisation about providing a shuttle bus service for employees? 137 1648.11 137 1648.11 123 1479.69 115 1383.45 512 6159.36
T20-Turn off the engine when you are not driving (e.g., if you are waiting for someone or stuck in traffic) 127 30.48 121 29.04 139 33.36 116 27.84 503 120.72
T21-If you live near a supermarket, walk or cycle there to do your shopping 108 264.92 138 338.51 130 318.89 133 326.24 509 1248.56
T22-Reduce your car trips to the supermarket - do one big weekly shop, or combine your shopping trip with another car journey. 119 145.95 127 155.76 140 171.71 123 150.86 509 624.28
T23-If you drive to the supermarket consider doing your weekly supermarket shop online 118 482.97 128 523.9 147 601.67 119 487.07 512 2095.62
T24-Get your food shopping delivery at the same time as your neighbours. 112 937.1 144 1204.85 123 1029.14 127 1062.61 506 4233.7
T25-Take part in or set up a walking bus group for your children's school. 156 514.55 134 441.99 105 346.33 129 425.49 524 1728.37
T26-Reduce the amount of meetings you travel to by using tele and video conferencing. 131 475.18 128 464.3 114 413.52 137 496.95 510 1849.95
T27-Ask your organisation to provide advanced driver training and/ or eco-driving training to all those who drive company vehicles. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
T28-Investigate eco-driving techniques. 117 1112.74 121 1150.78 125 1188.82 118 1122.25 481 4574.59
T29-Accelerate slowly and smoothly, maintain a steady speed (within the speed limit!) and anticipate your stops and starts. 127 1207.84 124 1179.31 132 1255.4 132 1255.4 515 4897.95
T30-Stick to the most efficient speed of your car to minimise fuel consumption. 143 1360.01 124 1179.31 130 1236.38 127 1207.84 524 4983.54
T31-Ensure vehicles are correctly maintained. 119 641.33 136 732.95 133 716.78 117 630.55 505 2721.61
T32-Ensure tyres at correct pressure. 149 283.42 117 222.55 117 222.55 137 260.59 520 989.1
T33-Remove roof racks / boxes and cycle racks from your car. Clear out any heavy clutter you might have in your car. 142 540.2 128 486.94 114 433.68 128 486.94 512 1947.77
T34-Plan your journeys to avoid congestion. Use SatNav or similar IT applications to avoid traffic congestion and reduce the amount of wasted journey time. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
T35-Convert to lpg fuel 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Food and Water I already do this Begun during/since starting group Plan to take in next 12 months Plan to take in the longer-term Total
Actions CO2 (kgs) Actions CO2 (kgs) Actions CO2 (kgs) Actions CO2 (kgs) Actions CO2 (kgs)
3582 14549.37 3470 14449.47 3650 14779.23 3678 14951.29 14380 58729.36
F1-Try to buy food that is grown or produced locally 120 174.23 115 166.97 146 211.98 126 182.94 507 736.12
F2-Consider reducing the amount of meat that you eat by 50% 119 823.85 125 865.38 117 810 150 1038.46 511 3537.69
F3-Consider reducing the amount of meat that you eat by 75% 124 1287.69 135 1401.92 134 1391.54 125 1298.08 518 5379.23
F4-Consider reducing the amount of meat that you eat by 100% 144 1993.85 127 1758.46 117 1620 125 1730.77 513 7103.08
F5-Consider reducing the amount of dairy products you eat by 25% 123 615 129 645 132 660 133 665 517 2585
F6-Consider reducing the amount of dairy products you eat by 50% 134 1340 126 1260 138 1380 119 1190 517 5170
F7-Consider reducing the amount of dairy products you eat by 75% 140 2100 120 1800 115 1725 143 2145 518 7770
F8-Consider reducing the amount of dairy products you eat by 100% 115 2300 132 2640 142 2840 133 2660 522 10440
F9-Cook a vegetarian meal 118 135.78 109 125.42 143 164.55 149 171.45 519 597.21
F10-Cook a vegan meal 112 161.61 139 200.57 136 196.24 137 197.68 524 756.09
F11-Include some (20%) local organic food in your weekly shop. 146 129.15 109 96.42 130 115 125 110.58 510 451.15
F12-Buy fresh: avoid pre-prepared fruit and vegetables 124 18.29 141 20.8 119 17.55 128 18.88 512 75.52
F13-Try to remember all the low carbon food rules when shopping: local, organic, low-meat, fresh. 129 1205.65 142 1327.15 128 1196.31 128 1196.31 527 4925.42
F14-Make use of the work / University canteen 123 71.53 126 73.28 137 79.68 141 82 527 306.49
F15-Investigate local food co-ops 122 3.8 125 3.89 133 4.14 137 4.27 517 16.1
F16-When eating out, choose a restaurant that uses local produce? 121 1.93 133 2.12 123 1.96 130 2.07 507 8.07
F17-If hiring catering for events or meetings, consider asking for low carbon catering. E.g. seasonal fruit and vegetables that are in season and grown locally. 136 63.29 113 52.59 123 57.24 126 58.64 498 231.75
F18-Become self sufficient in fruit and vegetables 132 304.62 121 279.23 124 286.15 138 318.46 515 1188.46
W1-Install a water meter 123 13.21 129 13.85 123 13.21 125 13.42 500 53.69
W2-Have a the shower instead of a bath 121 768.92 126 800.69 150 953.2 118 749.85 515 3272.66
W3-Reduce the time you spend in the shower. 122 388.69 108 344.09 123 391.88 147 468.34 500 1593
W4-Set up a water butt and use the water in it to water the garden and houseplants. 149 0.51 112 0.38 131 0.45 124 0.42 516 1.75
W5-Don't leave the taps or shower running when you are not using it. 133 48.26 107 38.83 127 46.09 138 50.08 505 183.25
W6-Fix leaky taps 143 29.7 120 24.92 125 25.96 132 27.42 520 108
W7-Try to wear clothes for longer and reduce the amount of washes you do. 142 183.91 125 161.89 130 168.37 118 152.83 515 667
W8-Share a bath 127 366.13 113 325.77 140 403.61 139 400.72 519 1496.23
W9-If you have a dual flushing toilet, make sure you use the right flush! 102 3.08 132 3.99 141 4.26 131 3.96 506 15.3
W10-Reduce water use when washing pots by washing the cleaner things first (glasses, cups), then moving on to the greasy things. 138 16.69 131 15.85 123 14.88 113 13.67 505 61.08
Consumption and Waste I already do this Begun during/since starting group Plan to take in next 12 months Plan to take in the longer-term Total
Actions CO2 (kgs) Actions CO2 (kgs) Actions CO2 (kgs) Actions CO2 (kgs) Actions CO2 (kgs)
5216 9700.93 5232 9720.68 5360 10177.35 5336 10141.11 21144 39740.08
C1-Recycle your waste Label your waste and recycling bins so everyone knows what should go in them 130 202.8 115 179.4 135 210.6 124 193.44 504 786.24
C2-Recycle all glass bottles 149 248.76 140 233.73 133 222.04 114 190.32 536 894.85
C3-Recycle drinks cans 143 77.22 130 70.2 122 65.88 113 61.02 508 274.32
C4-Recycle your old bike 113 234.69 146 303.23 130 270 124 257.54 513 1065.46
C5-Organise a clothes swapping night 123 92.25 122 91.5 130 97.5 134 100.5 509 381.75
C6-Use reusable items instead of disposable ones 128 2.24 126 2.2 140 2.45 126 2.2 520 9.09
C7-Reuse or recycle your ink cartridges 132 31.73 115 27.64 129 31.01 135 32.45 511 122.84
C8-Buy refilled printer cartridges 116 53.54 122 56.31 144 66.46 148 68.31 530 244.62
C9-When conventional batteries wear out, replace them with rechargeable ones 114 158.74 134 186.59 126 175.45 118 164.31 492 685.08
C10-Donate unwanted items to charity shops or community projects instead of binning them 122 45.75 123 46.13 145 54.38 123 46.13 513 192.38
C11-Use waste packaging for craft activities 125 5.71 142 6.49 109 4.98 132 6.03 508 23.2
C12-Make notebooks from scrap paper 112 5.12 126 5.75 153 6.99 129 5.89 520 23.75
C13-Try to get clothes repaired instead of buying new ones 132 49.5 147 55.13 113 42.38 131 49.13 523 196.13
C14-Swap or recycle children’s toys 130 7.75 141 8.41 115 6.86 138 8.23 524 31.24
C15-Re-use shredded paper, e.g. when packing products. Or compost it. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
C16-Make a Christmas or Birthday card or present instead of buying something? 129 198.46 122 187.69 136 209.23 124 190.77 511 786.15
C17-Buy items with less packaging 120 4.56 133 5.05 133 5.05 120 4.56 506 19.23
C18-Buy food with less packaging. 104 358.8 137 472.65 146 503.7 128 441.6 515 1776.75
C19-Make your own lunch instead of buying sandwiches 145 86.53 122 72.81 123 73.4 127 75.79 517 308.53
C20-Plan your meals in advance to help you avoid food waste 113 189.73 127 213.23 144 241.78 134 224.99 518 869.72
C21-Consider starting a home, school or work composting scheme 140 136.43 116 113.04 116 113.04 136 132.53 508 495.03
C22-Use recycled or Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified paper 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
C23-Buy envelopes from recycled materials whenever possible 134 26.36 129 25.38 119 23.41 139 27.35 521 102.5
C24-Buy recycled paper stationery and filing products. 142 937.2 128 844.8 128 844.8 118 778.8 516 3405.6
C25-Buy recycled paper stationery and filing products. 115 14.6 125 15.87 129 16.37 161 20.43 530 67.27
C26-If you have a child in nappies, consider using reusable or semi-biodegradable nappies instead of disposable ones. 107 164.62 132 203.08 145 223.08 129 198.46 513 789.23
C27-Avoid buying one unnecessary household/personal appliance - laptop, new mobile phone, mp2 player, printer etc. 137 1337.37 107 1044.52 142 1386.18 123 1200.71 509 4968.77
C28-Make sure your old mobile phones and other gadgets don’t end up in the bin. Take them to a charity shop or recycle them. 136 75.85 130 72.5 136 75.85 115 64.13 517 288.33
C29-Have your old computer fixed and upgraded rather than buying a new one 117 2156.01 132 2432.42 124 2285 140 2579.84 513 9453.28
C30-Change computer / printer / photocopier settings so that double sided printing happens automatically. 129 306.38 130 308.75 126 299.25 143 339.63 528 1254
C31-Change computer / printer / photocopier settings so that double sided printing happens automatically. 133 6.07 135 6.17 132 6.03 114 5.21 514 23.48
C32-Print or photocopy internal forms and notices onto the back of one sided used paper, until no one sided paper left. 118 280.25 124 294.5 118 280.25 142 337.25 502 1192.25
C33-Write to organisations to stop them sending junk mail to you. 146 12.67 125 10.85 116 10.07 124 10.76 511 44.34
C34-Register with the Mailing Preference Service to reduce junk mail 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
C35-Go through the mail being sent to you/your business and think about whether you need to receive it 124 5.66 128 5.85 127 5.8 137 6.26 516 23.57
C36-Register to opt out of the post office's Door to Door service 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
C37-Use online services 114 0.5 147 0.64 140 0.61 130 0.57 531 2.33
C38-Buy music online and use an MP3 player instead of buying CDs. 130 182 117 163.8 127 177.8 133 186.2 507 709.8
C39-Send celebration e-cards or texts. 140 3.84 121 3.32 125 3.43 123 3.37 509 13.95
C40-If you use disposable cups and plates in your workplace, replace these with biodegradable alternatives, or join a local plastic cup recycling scheme 117 0.88 146 1.1 139 1.04 130 0.97 532 3.99
C41-Remove disposable cups from your drinking water dispenser. Use glasses instead. 128 2.98 112 2.6 144 3.35 131 3.05 515 11.97
C42-Replace bottled drinking water dispensers with a water cooler / filter 135 60.75 106 47.7 137 61.65 147 66.15 525 236.25
C43-Try to exchange bottled water for tap water 140 62.93 125 56.19 117 52.59 128 57.53 510 229.24
C44-When you buy new desks etc for the office, consider getting good quality second hand ones 132 811.5 120 737.72 120 737.72 141 866.83 513 3153.77
C45-When doing home DIY use timber that is reclaimed, or that is Forest Stewardship Council certified (FSC). 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
C46-Avoid the use of patio heaters. 122 1062.24 127 1105.77 147 1279.91 130 1131.89 526 4579.82

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