Dual flush toilets save water and money by allowing you to flush with a half tank of water or a full tank of water, depending on your needs. Proper installation and use of a dual flush valve within your existing toilet will save thousands of gallons of water each year. Step 1: Use the shut…


Installing a drip irrigation or micro watering system is an easy way to save water as well as time, while improving the overall health of your plants. Step 1: Lay out a plan. It is best to start small and add to your irrigation system as time and money allow. Choose a few plants in…


Backyard composting is an easy way to make use of yard and kitchen waste. A proper mix of brown and green organic materials coupled with the right amount of water and air can transform a pile of waste into dark brown crumbly compost in as little as three months. Step 1: Select your spot. A…


Rainwater Use: Be Green and Save Green By Installing a Rain Barrel To properly install a rain barrel you will need two to four cinder blocks, a guttering elbow, a 15’ or longer piece of garden hose, a hack saw and a shovel. Step 1: Use the hack saw to remove the lower portion of…