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How Much Water Do We Waste Brushing Our TeethConserving water isn’t only good for the environment; it’s also great for your pockets! Here are some helpful reminders that will help you save water, for a more extensive list you can visit this sit for 100 tips.

  1. Turn off the faucet –You can save 12 to 18 liters of water just by turning off the faucet when you brush your teeth! An individual person can waste 684 gallons of water in the course of a year just from brushing their teeth. Think about all the times the water is running when shaving, washing dishes, etc. It can save a lot over time.
  2. 5 minute showers – 150 gallons of water a month could be saved by reducing showers by a minute to two.
  3. Reduce laundry – Reusing clothes and towels and waiting to run the washer when you have a full load will save.
  4. Collect water – If you have plants, when you rinse your fruits and vegetables you can collect the water to use water to feed your plants instead of wasting it down the drain.
  5. Only flush for #2 – Flushing an older toilet can use as much as 20 liters to flush every time it’s flushed. New toilets use about 5 liters per flush.
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