By thinking about how you choose your holiday, and how you travel, you can reduce energy consumption and waste - whilst still enjoying your travels to the full.
What you can do as a traveller
Off-setting carbon emissions and flying carbon neutral has significant positive impacts on global warming - and it's easy to do!
"Switch off" before leaving home for your holiday: turn down/off central heating and hot water systems; switch off all lights - using low energy bulbs in security lights; turn off appliances at the mains rather than leaving on stand-by
Re-cycle your Headwater brochure after your holiday or pass it on to a friend
Don't take litter on holiday with you: remove the packaging from clothing, toiletries, etc and recycle where possible
Buying locally made products is a great way to get under the skin of the place you're visiting and also hugely benefits the local community
Avoid buying any products made from endangered plants or wild animals
In countries where bargaining is normal, do it with good humour, bearing in mind that a small cash saving to you could be a significant amount of money to the seller
In your hotel(s), turn down/off the heating and air conditioning when not required; switch of lights when leaving a room, and turn the TV off rather than leaving on stand-by
Try to use water sparingly. Take showers instead of baths and let hotel staff know if you're happy to re-use towels rather than having them replaced daily