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How Much Water Is Your Home Wasting? [Infographic]


Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, eco-friendly, home, water )

Cher
- 453 days ago - livinggreenmag.com
From cooking to cleaning and manufacturing to shipping, humans consume excessive amounts of the earth's most precious resource. Since only 1% of the earth's water is available for human consumption, we need to reduce the amount of water we use.



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Carol H. (229)
Friday June 21, 2013, 6:20 am
noted, thanks Cher
 

Past Member (0)
Friday June 21, 2013, 7:37 am
Thank you : __ : I'm obsessed with water wasting!
 

Barbara Goheen (0)
Friday June 21, 2013, 12:48 pm
Thank you
 

Jamie Clemons (279)
Friday June 21, 2013, 1:30 pm
I try to put low flo everything, but with a gaggle of girls living under the same roof its not easy to cut back on water.
 

Shanti S. (0)
Friday June 21, 2013, 3:00 pm
Thank you.
 

Fred Krohn (34)
Friday June 21, 2013, 3:22 pm
There are other means to save water that don't involve putting low performance faucets and shower heads or 'chokes-a-lot' toilets in. Insulating pipes, fixing tap leaks, and cleaning existing fixtures (a vinegar bath can upgrade a weak shower head or sink aerator) can often save a good bit of water. When changing out a clothes washing machine, a front loader usually uses 1/2 to 1/4 the water per wash than a top loader, plus reduces wear on the clothes.
 

Christeen Anderson (490)
Friday June 21, 2013, 3:31 pm
I can honestly say very little if any. Thank you.
 

Birgit W. (144)
Friday June 21, 2013, 7:11 pm
Thanks.
 

Joan AWAY McAllister (1083)
Friday June 21, 2013, 11:25 pm
I try my best. Noted Thanks Cher
 

Frances Darcy (218)
Saturday June 22, 2013, 4:27 am
We waste too too much.2 sons live with us and one of them will shower in middle of night, as I am on at him to shorten time in shower ... I wouldn't mind, but he has head shaved...Also, I am always washing my hands esp. while cooking. Now, we have small grandchildren visiting and do they love washing their hands.
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday June 22, 2013, 4:29 am
Thanks!
 

John De Avalon (35)
Saturday June 22, 2013, 7:25 am
Good article. Water is a precious commodity and it's high time we started treating it as such.
 

Despina Vekris (9)
Saturday June 22, 2013, 10:57 pm
ty,i try my best
 

Mari Garcia (51)
Wednesday June 26, 2013, 5:46 pm
wow
 
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