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April 20, 2009

Green Your Water Use: Toilets

Choose a high efficiency toilet This is a big week for environmentalists: We'll celebrate Earth Day on April 22. To protect one of our planet's most precious resources, this week's tips will focus on water conservation.

Tip #1: Don't Flush It All Away

Toilets are responsible for about 40 percent of total indoor water use. If you have an older toilet, use a water-displacement device to reduce the amount of flow per flush. A plastic bottle filled with sand makes an easy DIY toilet modification. If you're upgrading a bathroom, invest in a high-efficiency toilet. Read Sierra Club Green Home's toilet tips to determine which water-saving model is best for you.

Share your tips: How do you save water in the bathroom?

Tip #2: Plant a Water-Wise Garden

Tip #3: Turn Off the Faucet

Tip #4: Wash Less, Rinse Less

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