Sunday, January 25, 2009

Day 25: Collect Shower Water to Water Plants

I doubt that any one of us just steps in the shower without first testing and getting the temperature to the right degree. Think about all that water you are wasting as you are adjusting it from hot to cold and back again, searching for that perfect temp. Try this: as you are testing, put a bucket under the faucet and collect all that water that would have otherwise gone down the drain. Then take that bucket and water your plants. Contributed by our very creative sales associate Eden

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

A bucket?? We reuse ALL our SHOWER WATER! The system that we have continuously extracts the gray water (so we're not standing in soapy water) and pumps it through the wall and onto landscape plants. A small remote which hangs on the towel rack turns the pump on and off. It's so easy our kids can use it and it saves us a lot of money. If you're interested in seeing our system, the website is