Cook food in as little water as possible. This also helps it retain more nutrients.
Select the proper pan size for cooking. Large pans may require more cooking water than necessary.
If you accidentally drop ice cubes, don’t throw them in the sink. Drop them in a house plant…
Collect the water you use while rinsing fruit and vegetables. Use it to water house plants.
When shopping for a new dishwasher, use the Consortium for Energy Efficiency website to compare water use between…
When doing laundry, match the water level to the size of the load.
Washing dark clothes in cold water saves water and energy, and helps your clothes retain their color.
When shopping for a new washing machine, compare resource savings among Energy Star models. Some can save up…
Have a plumber re-route your greywater to trees and plants rather than the sewer line. Check with your…
When buying a washer, check the Consortium for Energy Efficiency website to compare water use between models.
If your shower fills a one-gallon bucket in less than 20 seconds, replace the showerhead with a WaterSense®…
Shorten your shower by a minute or two and you’ll save up to 150 gallons per month.
100+ Water-Saving Tips
Saving water is easy. Really easy. Here are more than 100 useful water-saving tips for your home and office. Learn how to save water indoors and outdoors. Incorporate these tips into your everyday habits. Before long, you’ll be a natural at water conservation.