Create a sustainable haven in your Wyldecrest Parks home! Learn eco-friendly tips for reducing waste, saving energy & water.

sustainable living at Wyldecrest

Sustainability is a concept gaining tremendous momentum around the world. From global climate action to individual choices, we’re all increasingly aware of the environmental impact of our daily lives.   

For most of us, creating a more sustainable future starts right where we live – in our homes. This blog post explores how you can transform your Wyldecrest Parks’ home into a sustainable haven through simple yet impactful changes. 


Sustainability is a growing concern, with a recent survey by YouGov revealing that 83% of UK residents believe climate change is a serious threat.  

At Wyldecrest Parks, we understand the importance of creating a sustainable future, both for our environment and for our residents. Our vision is to ensure everyone has a comfortable, secure home during their retirement and semi-retirement years. That’s why we’re committed to fostering a community that embraces eco-friendly practices, not just within individual homes but also throughout our developments.  

From energy-efficient building materials to recycling initiatives, we’re continuously seeking ways to minimise our environmental impact. This commitment to sustainability extends beyond our physical buildings and into the wellbeing of our residents.


Now, let’s translate this global movement into practical steps you can take in your home. Here are some impactful changes you can make: 

Embrace Energy Efficiency 

Switching to LED lightbulbs can save up to 90% of energy compared to traditional incandescent bulbs. Investing in energy-efficient appliances and electronics can also significantly reduce your energy consumption. Unplug unused electronics to prevent phantom energy drain too. 

Water Wisely 

Take shorter showers, fix leaky faucets promptly and consider installing a water-efficient showerhead. Utilise a watering can for your plants instead of a hose and collect rainwater in a barrel for outdoor use. 

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle 

This timeless mantra remains key in sustainable living: 

  • Reduce: Avoid impulse purchases and prioritise items with minimal packaging. 
  • Reuse: Give new life to old items by repairing them, repurposing them or donating them. Utilise reusable shopping bags, water bottles and coffee mugs. 
  • Recycle: Familiarise yourself with Wyldecrest Park’s recycling guidelines and diligently sort your waste. 

Embrace Green Cleaning 

Choose eco-friendly cleaning products made with natural ingredients. Vinegar, baking soda and lemon juice can be powerful and safe alternatives to harsh chemicals. 

The Power Of Plants 

Houseplants not only enhance your living space but also improve air quality by absorbing carbon dioxide. Consider adding some greenery to your home! Wyldecrest Parks actively encourages residents to embrace the benefits of plants by hosting an annual gardening competition.   

This friendly competition not only fosters a love of gardening but also promotes the beauty and environmental advantages of incorporating flora into your living space. Whether you’re a seasoned gardener or a curious beginner, there’s a category for everyone! 


These actions may seem small, but when combined and implemented across our Wyldecrest Parks community, the collective impact is significant. By adopting these sustainable practices, you’ll not only save money on utility bills and reduce your personal environmental footprint but you’ll also contribute to a more sustainable future for Wyldecrest Parks and the planet. 


We encourage you to share your sustainable tips and tricks with your neighbours and us! Wyldecrest Parks is a community and by working together, we can make a real difference. Stay tuned throughout July as we explore more ways to embrace sustainable living in our homes, our community and our everyday lives. 

Remember, every small step counts! Let’s make Wyldecrest Parks a beacon of sustainability.

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