Home Water Savings Tip #458 – Inside – Wash Dishes in Basin In Sink vs Sink

Editor’s Note: To view all the 530+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home, simply access our Free Energy and Water Savings Guide, 3rd Edition +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Number 458, Wash Dishes in Basin In Sink vs Sink. Hand washing dishes uses less water and less hot water than using a dishwasher. Using a wash basin or tub is even more water efficient. Why? Well, once you finish washing your dishes you can use the left over water to water your … [Read more...]

Strawberries, My Favorite Backyard Garden Fruit

Backyard Strawberries

Yes, strawberries are indeed my favorite backyard garden edible fruit or vegetable, but not for why you think. You know that my wife's husband can be incredibly lazy at times. That is me. :) I just wish I had more time to be involved in all my different areas of interest which includes gardening. However, time is not my friend. Time is also not your friend. I just don't have the time right now to tend meticulously to the gardens around our home. That is why strawberries are … [Read more...]

Home Water Savings Tip #442 – Inside – Use Some Bath Water For Garden

Editor’s Note: To view all the 530+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home, simply access our Free Energy and Water Savings Guide, 3rd Edition +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Number 442,  Use Some Bath Water for Garden. It’s not something I have ever done; however, several people mentioned these as ideas to reduce the amount of fresh water consumed in the home by reusing what is knows as ‘grey water’ for another use. So, if it is good enough for … [Read more...]

Home Water Savings Tip #440 – Inside – Use Fish Tank Water For Plants

Editor’s Note: To view all the 530+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home, simply access our Free Energy and Water Savings Guide, 3rd Edition +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Number 440, Use Fish Tank Water For Plants. We only have had a fish tank for a short while and never considered this. I’m not sure I would because after a while the soil might start to emit a unique odor; however, one of our visitors recommended it so I’ll leave it up to your … [Read more...]

Home Water Savings Tip #438 – Inside – Collect Water To Rinse Things For Plants

Editor’s Note: To view all the 530+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home, simply access our Free Energy and Water Savings Guide, 3rd Edition +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Number 438, Collect Water Used To Rinse Things For Plants. This is an extension of an earlier water saving idea. What do you rinse in the house? Fruits and vegetables? Sure. Dishes that did not come out completely clean from the dishwasher? What about dishes you wash by hand; … [Read more...]

Home Water Savings Tip #428 – Inside – Use Flow-Through Humidifier Water

Editor’s Note: To view all the 530+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home, simply access our Free Energy and Water Savings Guide, 3rd Edition +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Number 428, Use Air Conditioner Condensation for Plants. If the air inside is humid, there should be lots of condensation to use. Yet another different idea on using water taken from the air that would otherwise simply go down the drain, along with your hard earned money. … [Read more...]

Home Water Savings Tip #421 – Inside – Use Bucket in Sink to Catch Warm-up Water

Editor’s Note: To view all the 530+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home, simply access our Free Energy and Water Savings Guide, 3rd Edition +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Number 421, Use Bucket in Sink to Catch Warm-up Water. What is good enough for the shower is also sufficiently good for the sink. Sure, you might want to replace the bucket with a plastic cup, yet the principle is the same. If you need hot water from the faucet in your sink, why … [Read more...]

Home Water Savings Tip #420 – Inside – Use Bucket in Shower to Catch Warm-up Water

Editor’s Note: To view all the 530+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home, simply access our Free Energy and Water Savings Guide, 3rd Edition +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Number 420, Use Bucket in Shower to Catch Warm-up Water. We tend to simply et the shower water run and go down the drain until it heats up. Who wants to stick their heat in cold shower water, especially first thing in the morning? :) Well, your plants would certainly like that … [Read more...]

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