Water and Happy Earth Day!

Happy Earth Day!
It’s the 6th day of the No Impact Experiment. Congratulations, you have tackled consumption, waste, food, energy, and transportation. Today we will take on the challenge of water.

1 out of every 6 gallons of water are lost in utility pipes before they even reach the tap. Fast Company recently released an interesting infographic that explores this an other interesting fact on water use:

What have you done to reduce your water use in the home? What are some challenges that you are facing?

Do you have a garden? What are you doing to reduce water usage in your own yard? Have you thought of installing a water tank in your yard?

If you live in an apartment have you changed your taps to be low flow? One trick for reducing the amount of water that your toilet uses is to put a brick or even a bag filled with water into your tank, thus it will fill up with less water during each flush.

Let us know what you’re doing to reduce your water use and what you are doing to celebrate Earth Day this year.
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