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Energy - Save or Waste?
organisation
 West Wales Eco Centre
(INFORSE-member)
E: westwales@ecocentre.org.uk
age group
  7 +
Topic  
Energy use behaviour
Goal
To emphasise energy use is governed by personal action
Resources
Put a lid on pan when cooking / Leave lid off pan when cooking
Wash clothes in a full load / Wash a few clothes when needed
Turn off lights you don’t need / Lights left on in empty rooms
Wear warm clothes when its cold / Wear thin clothes when it is cold
Take a shower instead of a bath / Fill the bath tub to the top
Shut the fridge door / Leave the fridge door open
Close the curtains in the evening / Leave curtains open all the time
Take individual cars to the same place / Share a car when going to the same place
Turn off TV at the plug / Turn off TV with a remote
Use a pan the size of the burner / Use a small pan on a big burner
Wash dishes in a bowl / Wash dishes under a running tap
Shut outside doors when its cold / Leave doors open when its cold
Shut windows when its cold / Leave windows open when its cold
Cook food until its ready / Over cook food
Throw food in the bin / Compost left over food
Reuse plastic boxes to store food / Throw all plastic away
Fix a leaking tap / Leave a tap dripping
Put all waste in the bin / Recycle as much waste as possible
Reduce waste produced / Increase waste produced
Walk for short journeys / Go by car for short journeys
Task
 
Description and Evaluation