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Earth Month Tip: Take a shower

2014 April 9

Try a short shower instead of a bath. Taking a shower uses much less water than filling up a bathtub. In fact, a shower only uses 10 to 25 gallons of water, while a bath uses up to 70 gallons! To save even more water and energy, keep your shower under five minutes long —try timing yourself next time you hop in!

Learn more: http://www.epa.gov/greenhomes/ConserveWater.htm

More tips: http://www.epa.gov/earthday/actonclimate/

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  1. Master Melvin M. Lusterio permalink
    April 9, 2014

    The Good Force be with you!

    Thanks for the water saving tips! Good posts & keep it up!

    Live forever & prosper! Alleluia! Amen!

  2. Thiago daLuz permalink
    April 10, 2014

    These are great tips! I’m happy to know that I’m doing something to contribute to a greener Earth. I’m hoping to get a bike very soon, as well, to take to work. I’m looking forward to the local tree planting event at Earth Day this year. Thiago

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