Energy saving

How much do you have to invest to go green?

electric car charging

While my passion is combining frugality with sustainable living, it doesn’t mean I don’t have a wishlist of ‘one day’ investment that would flex the plastic somewhat! On the blog I talk about eating well on a budget, those tiny ‘no brainer’ things you can do to reduce your impact on the earth and little-known…

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A simple way to slash your energy bills

natural curtain company thermal imaging

As you might remember, Mr Green and I came up with a cunning and frugal plan to reduce our carbon footprint. Being the ever-resourceful guy, Mr Green lined our dining room curtains and ceiling with space blankets.

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Are you ready for a smart meter?

smart meter

I’m all for reducing our carbon footprint and our bills by being aware of the amount of energy we use. In the past I’ve tried all sorts of energy recording devices from the Owl to the Wattson and even a small individual meter that you could use to track the amount of electricity used by…

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How being a dimwit can save you money

turn down screen brightness to be green

Small Footprints has a great “Change the World Wednesday” challenge for us this week. It’s one of those challenges that makes you realise living more sustainably can take just a few minutes, cost you nothing and even SAVE money and resources!

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