09 Mar '12, 11am

15 Easy Ways to Conserve Water

15 Easy Ways to Conserve Water

A thing we have been doing in my household for years is to designate a glass for drinking water for each of us every day, or refill a water bottle. This action drastically cuts down the number of glasses to wash. Instead of thawing food under running water We defrost it in the fridge which not only conserves water but also ensures healthier food. This, of course, means that you have to plan your meals the day before, to allow the food to defrost fully in the fridge. I always run your washing machine and dishwasher only when they are full. By doing this you can save up to 1,000 gallons a month. It has long become a habit of mine to wash dark clothes in cold water. This action saves water and energy while and is beneficial for your clothes because they keep the color longer. If you accidentally drop ice cubes when filling your glass from the freezer, don’t throw them in the ...

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