Ideas and Information

Reduce your energy usage and use renewable energy – The energy saving trust’s website has some tips and low cost measures on saving energy for individuals. The Centre for Sustainable Energy has lots of useful free advice leaflets to download about heating and lighting, energy efficiency, renewable energy, etc.

Walk, http://www.walkinginherts.co.uk/index.php this website has lots of information about clubs, maps etc.

CycleHerts County Council has a dedicated page to cycle routes and clubs.

Public transportInterlink is a dedicated website to planning your journey on public transport in Hertfordshire.

Car Sharing – if you have to drive to work why not look at these websites:  www.freewheelers.co.uk, www.mylifts.com and http://www.nationalcarshare.co.uk/

Reducing and recyling your waste – Herts County Council have a web page listing Furniture Schemes in Hertfordshire if there is not one near you try www.freecycle.org/group/uk/east

Check with your local borough or district council what can be recycled through them.

Shop Local  buying locally produced food ensures that food is fresher, provides local employment and generates less “food miles” – Farmers markets can be one of the most successful initiatives to promote local food.

Several local organisations have information which may be of interest to you:

 

 

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