Tips & Tricks

Easy water saving tips from Santiago’s Student Sustainability Council

  • Wash full loads of laundry and reduce the number of loads you wash and the amount of water use!
  • When you accidentally drop an ice cube, toss it in a house plant instead of the sink to best utilize the water!
  • Time your shower to under 5 minutes and save hundreds of gallons of water!
  • Turn off the water when you are brushing your teeth to save water as you brush!
  • When washing your hands, turn off the water as you lather!

Easy water saving tips from Bolsa Grande’s Wilderness Adventure Club

  • Collect cold shower water and use for gardening.
  • Turn off water when shampooing/conditioning.
  • Water law/garden when evaporation is low.

Easy water saving tips from Los Amigos’s DROPS Committee

  • Turn water off while shampooing hair.
  • Use a timer while showering.
  • Don’t waste food; wasted food = wasted water and energy.