Alternative and odd ways to go green!

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Power up your bikini

This summer accessory is an absolute must for any sunshine seekers! Ever spent ages looking for the perfect sunbathing spot and by the time you lay down, you realise you don’t have enough charge on your iPhone/iPod to listen to the whole of Beyonce’s Lemonade album (nightmare!). well, with this stylish and practical bikini, those nightmare moments will be a thing of the past. Sorry guys, this one’s only for the ladies (and we guess, maybe some brave men).  

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Slippery salad

If you’re lucky enough to have your own vegetable patch and already doing your green bit, then this one is most definitely for you. The next time you pick a lettuce and find a little slippery, slimy creature on there, instead of throwing him off, why not add him to your salad? We are told they slip down very easily and have the added bonus of being high in protein and low in fat…mmm!

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Caught short

We’ve all heard the horror stories of water waste just from a single flush! There are around 45 million toilets in Uk homes, using an estimated two billion litres of water every year. The next time you’re caught short, why not consider popping out to the garden to save on water waste? Although we suggest waiting until nighttime as you wouldn’t want to frighten the neighbours. Alternatively, just remember the flushing policy (“If the water is yellow, let it mellow…”). 

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Save energy to save money

To save on heating and cooling costs, set your thermostat a few degrees lower in the winter and a few degrees high in the summer.

Unplug all appliances when they’re not in use, or, use a “smart” power strips that senses when appliances are off and cuts the vampire power. 

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Spick and Spam

This mysterious canned meat often used in sandwiches by your grandmother can also be used as a wood polish (yes, you heard us right!). So the next time your Gran makes you a lovely spam sandwich, rather than eating it, wrap it in a pair of your tights and buff her wooden furniture with it. Once you’re done, wipe down with a clean cloth and you’ll find all the water rings have disappeared, as well as giving the furniture a new shine! She’ll be delighted you found another use for her cupboard of spam. 

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We hope you’ll consider going green with our whacky and wonderful tips. If you have any great go-green ideas we’ve not mentioned, please let us know, by commenting at the bottom.

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