Water at Home reusing water

Published on September 21st, 2011 | by Becky Striepe


Water Use Quick Tip: Reusing Water in Your Home

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Not everyone can afford a fancy greywater system, but that doesn’t mean you can’t reuse water in small ways around the house!

While the shower water heats up, for example, you can collect the cold water in a bucket and use it to water your plants. You can do the same with water from washing veggies or boiling pasta. Just make sure you let the pasta water cool completely – you don’t want to harm your plants!

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Hi there! I'm Becky Striepe, a green crafter and vegan foodie living in Atlanta, Georgia with my husband and two cats. My mission is to make eco-friendly crafts and vegan food accessible to anyone who wants to give them a go. If you like my work, you can also find me on Twitter, Facebook, and .

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