1. Tip15

    If you accidentally drop ice cubes, don’t throw them in the sink. Drop them in a house plant…

  2. Tip160

    Don’t forget hidden water use costs, like energy for pumping, heating and cooling, chemical treatment, and damage and…

  3. Tip151

    Have maintenance personnel regularly check your facilities for leaks, drips and other water waste.

  4. Tip137

    If you have an evaporative cooler, direct the water drain to plants in your landscape.

  5. Tip104

    Water only when necessary. More plants die from over-watering than from under-watering.

  6. Tip128

    Winterize outdoor spigots when temperatures dip below freezing to prevent pipes from leaking or bursting.

  7. Tip103

    If water runs off your lawn easily, split your watering time into shorter periods to allow for better…

  8. Tip177

    If your facility relies on cooling towers, have maintenance maximize cycles of concentration by providing efficient water treatment.

  9. Tip41

    Look for WaterSense® labeled toilets, sink faucets, urinals and showerheads.

  10. Tip19

    Washing dark clothes in cold water saves water and energy, and helps your clothes retain their color.

  11. Tip75

    Use 2 to 4 inches of organic mulch around plants to reduce evaporation and save hundreds of gallons…

  12. Tip84

    Leave lawn clippings on your grass, this cools the ground and holds in moisture.

  13. Tip154

    Consider and compare water use when purchasing ice makers, dishwashers, reverse osmosis units, coolers and cleaning equipment.

  14. Tip50

    Learn how to use your water meter to check for leaks.

  15. Tip3

    Dishwashers typically use less water than washing dishes by hand. Now, Energy Star dishwashers save even more water…

  16. Tip171

    Make sure your contract plumber and/or maintenance personnel knows about GreenPlumbers®.