1. At home or while staying in a hotel, reuse your towels.

  2. Use the garbage disposal sparingly. Instead, compost vegetable food waste and save gallons every time.

  3. Hire a GreenPlumber® to help reduce your water, energy, and chemical use.

  4. Use a WaterSense® labeled showerhead. They’re inexpensive, easy to install, and can save you up to 750 gallons…

  5. Soak pots and pans instead of letting the water run while you scrape them clean.

  6. Avoid recreational water toys that require a constant flow of water.

  7. When buying a washer, check the Consortium for Energy Efficiency website to compare water use between models.

  8. One drip every second adds up to five gallons per day! Check your faucets and showerheads for leaks.

  9. When doing laundry, match the water level to the size of the load.

  10. While you wait for hot water, collect the running water and use it to water plants.

  11. If your dishwasher is new, cut back on rinsing. Newer models clean more thoroughly than older ones.

  12. When washing dishes by hand, don’t let the water run. Fill one basin with wash water and the…

  13. Reuse leftover water from cooked or steamed foods to start a nutritious soup, it’s one more way to…