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Stamp It: Conserving Water

  • Water your lawn and garden in the morning or evening when temperatures are cooler to minimise evaporation
  • Wash your fruits and vegetables in a pan of water instead of running water from the tap
  • When cleaning out fish tanks, give the nutrient-rich water to your plants
  • When running a bath, plug the tub before turning the water on, then adjust the temperature as the tub fills up
  • Collect water from your roof to water your garden
  • Water your plants deeply but less frequently to encourage deep root growth and drought tolerance
  • Use a commercial car wash that recycles water
  • Washing dark clothes in cold water saves both on water and energy while it helps your clothes to keep their colours

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