1. #13

    Cook food in as little water as possible. This also helps it retain more nutrients.

  2. #14

    Select the proper pan size for cooking. Large pans may require more cooking water than necessary.

  3. #15

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

  4. #16

    Collect the water you use while rinsing fruit and vegetables. Use it to water house plants.

  5. #17

    When shopping for a new dishwasher, use the Consortium for Energy Efficiency website to compare water use between…

  6. #18

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

  7. #19

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

  8. #20

    When shopping for a new washing machine, compare resource savings among Energy Star models. Some can save up…

  9. #21

    Have a plumber re-route your greywater to trees and plants rather than the sewer line. Check with your…

  10. #22

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

  11. #23

    If your shower fills a one-gallon bucket in less than 20 seconds, replace the showerhead with a WaterSense®…

  12. #24

    Shorten your shower by a minute or two and you’ll save up to 150 gallons per month.