Going green is pretty easy when it comes to your home’s plumbing. New products, system advancements and simple fixes can help you go green by reducing your environmental impact…and save you money!
>>Fix that leaky faucet!
This week is the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Fix A Leak Week. Household leaks are common and have a huge impact on the environment. In fact, fixing easily corrected household water leaks can save homeowners about 10 percent on their water bills:
>>Install a point of use filter on your kitchen sink!
Bottled water is costly – and wasteful! The Water Project points out:
Cut down on your reliance on plastic water bottles. Install a point of use filter on your kitchen sink, purchase a reusable water bottle, and make a positive change (for the environment and your wallet!).
>>Cut down on water waste in your bathroom!
Did you know that you use more water in your bathroom than all of your other rooms combined? You can cut down on this waste with a low-flow toilet and showerhead!
Go green by going low-flow!