Tips

Freezer

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

Doggybag

I use all my leftovers to prepare a weekly meal.

A+++

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

Lightbulb

I replace my bulbs with LEDs or compact fluorescents

Train

I take the train to the airport instead of being dropped off by car

Battery

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

expertise

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

Defrost

I regularly defrost my freezer (every 6 months).

Local beer

I drink local (or even Brussels) beer.

Smartphone

I have my mobile phone repaired rather than discarded.

Airconditioning

I avoid air conditioning as much as possible (if I am too hot I hang a damp sheet on my window to cool the room. If that's not enough, then I prefer the fan.)

Thermostatic valves

I install thermostatic valves on my radiators and set them to max. 3.

Radiator

I place heat-reflecting panels behind my radiators.

Errands

I run my errands on foot.

Fridge

I set my fridge at 4° and my freezer at -18° to keep my food in optimal condition.