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The Green Life: Green Your Bathroom: Toilet-Tank Trick

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August 11, 2010

Green Your Bathroom: Toilet-Tank Trick

Water bottle for toilet tank The bathroom is another space in your home that can be easily tweaked to reflect your sustainability values. This week’s tips provide simple ways to do so.

Tip #3: Get Tanked

Low-flow showerheads and dual-flush toilets are wonderful, but what if you want to save water in the bathroom without having to install something new? Simply fill up a half-liter (or larger, if it’ll fit) bottle with water and put it in your toilet tank, a trick that can save up to 7,500 gallons per year.

Tell us: What’s your favorite water-saving tip for the bathroom?


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