Water: Use Less, Save More

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100 simple and effective tips for saving water, inside and outdoors of your home or business. Packed with practical ideas for your kitchen, bath, landscaping, and water using chores.

Did you know . . .

  • We use 127% more water today than we did in 1950
  • About 95% of water delivered to our houses goes down the drain
  • A garden hose can use almost...
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Water: Use Less-Save More: 100 Water-Saving Tips for the Home

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Overview

100 simple and effective tips for saving water, inside and outdoors of your home or business. Packed with practical ideas for your kitchen, bath, landscaping, and water using chores.

Did you know . . .

  • We use 127% more water today than we did in 1950
  • About 95% of water delivered to our houses goes down the drain
  • A garden hose can use almost as much water in an hour as an average family of four uses in one day

Our population is growing, our climate changing and our lifestyles demand more and more water – we are consuming too much! But there are many things we can do to reduce our consumption of water, save money and help the environment.

This book gives you 100 water saving tips for the home and garden – from simple things like having a shower instead of a bath, to more drastic measures like installing a rainwater harvesting system. If each one of us does just one of them, we can help reduce the likelihood of water shortages both now and in the future.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781933392738
  • Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing
  • Publication date: 9/5/2007
  • Series: Chelsea Green Guides Series
  • Pages: 78
  • Sales rank: 1,408,581
  • Product dimensions: 4.60 (w) x 6.30 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Jon Clift has a Masters degree in Sustainable Environmental Management and has been growing vegetables and fruit for many years in his gardens and allotments, and windowsills. Along with Amanda Cuthbert, he has authored six Green Books' titles on environmental issues. He works as a freelance environmental consultant and lives in South Devon, England.

Amanda Cuthbert has been growing vegetables and fruit for many years in her gardens, allotments, and windowsills. Along with Jon Clift, she is the author of six Green Books' titles on environmental issues. She lives in Devon, England where she works as a freelance writer and marketing consultant.

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Table of Contents

1. How much water do you use?
2. The kitchen
3. The bathroom
4. The toilet
5. The garden
6. The car
7 And more ...
8. How does your water get to your home?
9. Water
10. a global view
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