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Turn Off the Water While You Brush

Continuing today with bathroom greening tips, we take a look at our etiquette when brushing our teeth.  Many of us simply leave on the faucet when we clean those pearly whites in the morning and evening.  And I know what most people think; what is the harm?  Well according to the EPA a faucet in an American home uses on average two gallons of water per minute.  If you add up both times you wash your teeth then the you are wasting an estimated 1,460 gallons per year!!  So let's keep this tip simple and say...

TURN OFF THE FAUCET!

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