Saving money and the environment

Explains how to save money and make your home more environmentally friendly and how your business can be more environmentally friendly.

How can I save money and make my home more environmentally-friendly?

For tips on making lifestyle changes to help the environment and save money, please read our sustainable home guide:

Sustainable home guide (pdf 573kb opens in new window)

For tips on shopping sustainably to reduce the environmental impact of your purchases and save money, please read our sustainable shopping guide:

Sustainable shopping guide (pdf 248kb opens in new window)

How can I make my business more environmentally-friendly?

Various organisations offer advice to businesses on environmental issues, details of which can be found on the further information on natural resources page.

By taking steps to manage their impacts on the environment, businesses can become:

  • More resource efficient

  • Attractive to customers and clients because of their green credentials

  • Compliant with environmental legislation

  • Responsible members of their local community