Tips

Local beer

I drink local (or even Brussels) beer.

Wooden horse

I prefer to buy a wooden or second-hand toy rather than a plastic one.

Pipe

I insulate the hot water pipes with foam tubes.

Book

I borrow my books from the library or my toys from the toy library instead of buying them.

expertise

I ask a consultant to carry out a free energy evaluation of my home.

Power strip

I hunt down devices in standby, I install intelligent power strips.

Open windows

I turn off the heating when I ventilate the rooms/rooms.

Be careful to open the windows wide for 5 minutes instead of tilt and turn window all day long!

A+++

I choose a fridge and a washing machine A+++

Smartphone

I have my mobile phone repaired rather than discarded.

Errands

I run my errands on foot.

Battery

I take my used batteries and electronic products to the waste collection centre or to specialised shops.

Freezer

I freeze my food before the expiry date instead of throwing it away.

Faucet

I use tap water instead of bottled water and replace my disposable filters with activated carbon.

thermostat

I turn down the thermostat or heater half an hour before going to bed or leaving.

Radiator

I lower my heating by 1° (the ideal temperature in the living rooms is 19°C / 17°C in the bedroom).