Everyone who lives in Westminster has a part to play in using natural resources wisely. This ensures that there is enough to go around for all of us today, while at the same time leaving resources for future generations too.
Being a sustainable resident is about consuming what you need to maintain a high quality of life, but in a responsible way that doesn't deplete resources faster than they can be replenished.
To assist Westminster residents in lowering their ecological footprint, we have put together a series of tips below. These suggestions are quick and easy to follow and can help to keep consumption within sustainable limits.
If everyone lived like the average UK citizen, we would need 3 planets to support us! Click here to find out how to reduce your ecological footprint.
Westminster City Council provides a recycling service for its residents in houses, mansion blocks and estates. Click here to find out what you can recycle in Westminster.
The UN estimates that 75% of the global population won't have access to fresh water by 2025. Click here for simple measures we can all take to reduce our demand on water supplies.
There are 8 common sense habits that every household can adopt to save money, and save energy. Click here to find out what they are!
The way we choose to get from 'A' to 'B' has a big impact on the environment. Click here for information on flexible working, walking, public transport, electric vehicles, car clubs and smart driving
Westminster lies at the heart of the nation's capital and its parks, open spaces, and private gardens all contribute to London's green city reputation. Click here for more information.
There are many ways that schools in Westminster can become more sustainable. To learn about the council's Sustainable Schools Programme, click here.
Residents have a part to play in keeping the noise down in Westminster. For information on what you can do to prevent and report noise, click here.
The council wants local residents and businesses to get involved in local policy decisions. To find out how you can get involved in your local area forum, click here.
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