Think you know everything about water saving tips? I just learned some startling facts. Like, the average American requires about 2,000 gallons of water every day. Our consumption of fresh water has doubled in the last 70 years and is projected to increase 25% by 2030. Water saving tips like turning off the tap while you’re brushing your teeth can save more than 200 gallons per person per month. And there’s ONE simple act responsible for 30% of water usage in the house. Want to know what it is? Take a look!
California is in a serious drought right now, which some are saying could be the worst in history. We can debate the role of climate change until we’re blue in the face–many states just keep getting drier. And while we can’t solve this problem overnight, we can easily take control of our household water usage–saving money wherever you live. These four water saving gadgets can help you conserve where you didn’t even know you were wasting!
If you live somewhere else than Southern California, this might come off as a little bit bratty. But if I wake up to another perfect blue skied, 70-degree day tomorrow, I just might lose my mind. We’re deep into fall and it still feels like summer. My swapcycled boots sit on the shelf, forlorn. And California faces one of the most severe droughts in history. With everyone talking about home water saving tips, I decided to share a few of my favorites for where we waste the most: the bathroom.*