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London, UK. 29.08.12. We all understand the importance of being environmentally friendly, but many avoid self-evaluating their efforts to go green, assuming change could be costly. Small amendments to our daily habits will have a positive impact on the environment and needn’t take up a lot of time or money. Leading sustainable energy supplier green energy uk is encouraging people to be honest and ask themselves: “How green am I?”

An environmentally friendly lifestyle is easy to adopt as the smallest changes around the home can make a substantial difference. Evaluating our level of eco-friendliness can help us identify simple areas for improvement and can highlight things we may overlook such as energy saving bulbs and double glazing.

“Many people don’t realise just how easily they can incorporate more environmentally friendly measures,” explains green energy uk’s CEO, Doug Stewart. “With the government still offering free cavity wall and loft insulation until October, homeowners should look to utilise the grants that are available which will help them save energy in the colder months when we will put our heating back on.”

“There’s nothing more satisfying than being self-sufficient and at home you can physically see the results as you reap the benefits from the circle of recycling. Disposing of waste food and converting it to compost in garden bins can be a great way to produce soil full of nutrients, which is great for vegetable patches and allotments. Growing your own food also has the added benefits of cutting transportation costs and supermarket packaging.”

Those wanting to be more eco-savvy, they can look to green energy providers for competitive electricity prices and install solar panels or geothermal water heating systems.

Doug continues: “Green energy is at a really exciting time with the technology now enabling us to be much more self-sufficient. We should all be asking what more we can do to live greener lifestyles from the slightest of changes to the grandest gestures of eco-change, every step can make a difference. Even one positive change has an encouraging impact for the world that we live in.”

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