Borrow, don’t buy

The average drill is used for just 13 mins in its lifetime. From lawnmowers to projector screens, why spend money when you could borrow what you need?

Drop a message on your street WhatsApp or Facebook group to see if someone has what you’re looking for.

Or check out Bristol’s dedicated ‘Library of things.’ Instead of books, you can find – among other things – tools, tents and tennis rackets!