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Quality of workmanship can make a big difference in how long something lasts.

Choose long life, durable and high quality products where possible to save the energy and resources used to manufacture multiple short-life things.

Avoid disposables whenever possible. 

It is difficult to quantify the carbon savings of some Actions. In this case we allocate a nominal 10kg CO2e per year. This is not reflective of the actual savings which may be significantly more, but to show that you are making a difference. If possible, we will provide representative calculations at a later date. 

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Total Carbon saved on this action 255 kg CO2e
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  •  Penney Poyzer-Schalom: 

    good quality items - most of our best stuff is second hand classics. The new stuff like white goods is the best and most eco we can afford.

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