Water conservation: five ways to reduce your carbon footprint by conserving water

Faced with a global climate crisis, it is imperative to become more aware of our daily choices. You can make big changes like controlling and reducing your personal greenhouse gas emissions or slightly more accessible but still effective options like water conservation. Which require minimal effort, conscious thought and little financial investment.

In addition to saving money on your utility bill, water conservation helps prevent water pollution in nearby water bodies, prevents greenhouse gas emissions, and can extend the life of your septic system by reducing soil saturation and corrosion from leaks.

Here are some tips to help you build and furnish greener bathrooms while conserving water.

Soak Your Lawn Deeply Change the way you water your garden. Create an internal water purification system that sends bathroom waste water through a filtration system. This water is then sent to the lawn for watering. Water it long enough for the water to seep down to the roots where it is needed. Light watering that sits on the surface will simply evaporate and be wasted.

Use water-saving faucets The introduction of water-saving products has become a necessity of the hour. As the value of water increases and the risks of its scarcity increase, brands are actively offering solutions to reduce water waste. One of these brands, hansgrohe, offers the Finoris range of faucets. Incorporating Hansgrohe’s sustainable EcoSmart technology, the range of taps adapts to the respective application with a flick of the wrist and the press of a button, reducing water consumption to 5 liters per minute.

Harness the full potential of your washing machine With washing machines taking so little time to achieve our goal of clean clothes, they are often used too frequently, which impacts the amount of water we use. Gather enough clothes in your laundry bag to fill the machine before starting it. Not only will it save a lot of water, but also your efforts to wash clothes. You can go ahead and replace your chemical detergents with biological detergents. The organic replacement will reduce your micro-plastic production and leave your clothes soft and fragrant!

Always check for leaks Test your toilet for leaks at least once a year – toilet leaks can be silent killers! A great way to check is to put food coloring in your toilet tank. If it seeps into the bowl without rinsing, there is a leak that needs to be repaired.

Shower with a conscience A hot shower is the most relaxing end to a hard day. And the idea of ​​giving it up leaves a bitter taste. AXOR offers you the perfect shower head, which gives you relaxation without harming the environment – AXOR One. Powered by advanced Select technology, thus allowing end users to establish a new mode of interaction, such as pressing its all-in-one controller to start or stop water flow; turn clockwise to increase temperature. The technology ensures that the volume of water is not wasted and is released in a controlled manner.