LUV Your Water
Water is a precious resource that affects everyone, every day. As the world’s population increases, so too does the demand for water. At Trojan, we’re committed to reducing water stress and maximizing this invaluable resource for current and future generations.
10 Top Water-Saving Tips
Just 1% of the earth’s water is fresh, and only a portion of it is readily accessible. We need to respect and preserve this precious resource. On World Water Day (and every day), let’s keep the following water-saving tips in mind. LUV your water.
- Use Both Sides of a Piece of Paper
It takes 2.5 gallons of water to produce one single 8.5 x11 sheet of paper, so set your printer to print double-sided.
- Choose Landscaping Native to Your Climate
By planting native trees, plants , flowers and grasses that flourish with natural rainfall, you will save time and money on watering.
- Water Your Lawn at Night or Early Day
If you need to water your lawn, do it in the early morning or later at night when it’s cooler and there’s less evaporation.
Turn Off the Water When Brushing Your TeethEven little things make a difference. Turning off the tap while you brush your teeth can save up to 300 gallons of water a month.
- Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Remember that every item requires water to produce or manufacture it. By reducing, reusing and recycling, you can significantly shrink your water footprint.
- Find Out Where Your Water Comes From
Do you know where drinking water comes from? Find out. When you know what river, lake or aquifer your water comes from, it’ll strengthen your environmental bond.
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Sources: onedrop.org, CanadaWaterWeek.com, National Geographic.com.