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Using Too Much Water? Check Out This Infographic


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

Cher
- 539 days ago - greenerideal.com
If you aren't careful, the amount of water consumed by your household can spiral out of control - and straight down the drain. This infographic shows the areas where an average house may be able to cut down on their water consumption, or at least be



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Comments

Carol H. (229)
Sunday June 30, 2013, 10:55 am
very good information, I will try to do better
 

John De Avalon (35)
Sunday June 30, 2013, 11:26 am
Already doing everything possible to save water...
 

John De Avalon (35)
Sunday June 30, 2013, 11:26 am
A good article. Thank you.
 

Barbara D. (79)
Sunday June 30, 2013, 12:01 pm
Weird things. We flush brown, but not yellow every time. I always wonder about ~ our recyclables have to be rinsed clean and it takes upteen somethings of water?? Every try to rinse a peanut butter jar?
 

Allan Yorkowitz (448)
Sunday June 30, 2013, 12:15 pm
I long ago go to car washes. My lawn does suffer, but my garden does not.
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday June 30, 2013, 12:15 pm
thanks
 

Christeen Anderson (550)
Sunday June 30, 2013, 12:46 pm
Thanks for sharing this information with all of us.
 

Birgit W. (152)
Sunday June 30, 2013, 1:27 pm
Thank you.
 

Julie E. (371)
Sunday June 30, 2013, 2:43 pm
LOL Barbara! No I have never tried to rinse a peanut butter jar. I got yelled at I mean told at an early age to conserve water. I got better when I got older and saw infograms like the one pictured.
 

Mary Donnelly (47)
Sunday June 30, 2013, 3:05 pm
Another great post--thanks Cher.
 

Mike and Janis B. (7)
Sunday June 30, 2013, 3:06 pm
The major problem in the UK is not people water usage, most of our relatives certainly conserve water, is the crumbling infrastructure. It might be interesting if people living in the American Desert has their water usage reviewed in this way. Lets take a look at San Diego, Phoenix and Vegas.
 

Jeremy S. (3)
Sunday June 30, 2013, 3:12 pm
Since I rent, I can't change out shower heads and so on, but I haven't let the water run while brushing my teeth in decades. I don't rinse out peanut butter jars, either ;-) -- but I do reuse other items. Back on topic, though, if everyone would just conserve water the way most of us try to, it wouldn't be an issue.
 

Lona Goudswaard (77)
Monday July 1, 2013, 4:03 am
Excellent posting. I love these infographics, they make thing so clear and this one even more because it pertains to Europe (UK).
 

Past Member (0)
Monday July 1, 2013, 9:59 am
Even if you eat only 1 lb of meat per week you are wasting 2,000 GALLON OF WATER! 1 lb of cattle tissue = 2,000 Gallons of water, and that does NOT INCLUDE the excrement and poisons that go INTO the water systems!
 
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