Good Home Tips

A few home truths! –
  • Almost one third of the water used in most homes is flushed down the toilet.
  • The energy it takes to make one aluminium can from raw materials could be used to make 20 recycled cans.
  • If an aluminium can is thrown away it will still be a can in 500 years time.
  • England alone generates about 177 million tonnes of waste every year.
  • 80% of a car can be recycled.
  • If all our newspaper were recycled, about 250,000,000 trees a year would be saved.
  • Yuck, the number of disposable nappies thrown into British bins for each baby weighs the same as a family car.
  • Rainforests are being cut down at the rate of 100 acres a minute.
  • It would take a forest the size of Wales to grow enough trees to provide the amount of paper that Britain uses each year.
  • Every year the UK population will fill approximately 300 million square metres of land fill.