It’s not too late to set a New Year’s resolution to help protect the environment in 2023. Here are some ways all of us as a community can help preserve Earth’s most precious resource!
There are a lot of common-sense measures and some surprising ones you can take to cut down on water use. Simple things like turning the water off when you shave or brush your teeth, taking shorter showers, or thawing frozen foods in the fridge overnight instead of in the sink can reduce the amount of water you send down the drain.
Fats, Oils, and Grease
Scraping excess food off dishes into compost or the trash is a good way to save water on rinsing and garbage disposal use, and it can also be a good way to create less pollution. Fats, oils, and grease can clog your drains as well as regional wastewater pipes, so always make sure to can F.O.G. and throw it away!