1. #21

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

  2. #20

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

  3. #19

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

  4. #18

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

  5. #17

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

  6. #16

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

  7. #15

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

  8. #14

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

  9. #13

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

  10. #12

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

  11. #11

    Keep a pitcher of drinking water in the refrigerator instead of running the tap. This way, every drop…

  12. #10

    Install an instant water heater near your kitchen sink so you don’t have to run the water while…