You may have heard these before, but the Summer Solstice is often a good time to check in and reflect on what's going on in your world, including as it relates to your environmental awareness and action.
- Turn the faucet off when you brush your teeth. You'll save up to five gallons of water per day, depending on your brushing habits.
- Reduce your shower time--even cutting back one minute will save five to seven gallons of water every time! (We've got the 4-Minute Shower Timer in the store for 15.50 to help you keep your commitment.)
- Most of our water use is outside, so plant drought-tolerant and native plants in your garden that don't need a lot of water to flourish.
- If you have a lawn you can't part with or are growing edible goodies, make sure to water in the early morning or evening before any moisture is lost to evaporation.