There are sustainable solutions for all practices. The challenge is to know what they are and to make sense of them.

In most cases there are multiple benefits for putting into practice sustainable alternatives which are often:

  • Cheaper
  • Healthier
  • Good for the environment
  • Good for society
  • Good for business

Sustainable solutions at home

Energy use at homeEnergy

Find out about sustainable energy use in your home or office. There is information about solutions for space heating (e.g. heat pumps, wood burners), water heating, energy generation, and more.

Food at homeFood

Find our how to lower your ‘foodprint’ with information about avoiding food waste and the healthiest diet for people and planet.

Goods at homeGoods

This is a wide ranging section that covers a variety of consumables, goods and materials such as food, clothes and cleaning products.


Ideally you live close to work, schools and shops so that you can walk everywhere. Otherwise you could ride a bike or take public transport. By getting a lift to work with a neighbour you will both halve your emissions.

Water use at homeWater

Clean water is a precious resource that can be managed better in a number of ways. This includes information about grey water systems, rainwater collection and waste water management.

Waste management at homeWaste

This section covers all the practices you need to know for managing waste.