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

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

  3. Drop tissues in the trash instead of flushing them and save water every time.

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

  5. See how your water use stacks up to others by calculating your daily water use.

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

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

  8. Install water-saving aerators on all of your faucets.

  9. Take 5-minute showers instead of baths. A full bathtub requires up to 70 gallons of water.

  10. Consider buying a dual-flush toilet. It has two flush options: a half-flush for liquid waste and a full-flush…

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

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

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