Today we celebrate World Water Day and that’s why we have decided to share with you tips for saving water, put together by Ford.
Water is precious. As the world’s population increases and water resources become scarcer, conservation efforts from everyone become ever more crucial.
Ford has established a global water strategy and manages to save water in its manufacturing facilities in every way possible. Between 2000 and 2015, Ford has reduced total global water use by 61%, or more than 38 billion litres. Here are are tips for saving water around the house:
Drip, drip, drip…
If you’re looking for the culprit behind your waist-deep water bill at home, check for leaks. Ford
It’s easy to overlook simple ways to save water. If you have kids at home, stick some fun graphics around the house and encourage them to learn about the importance of water conservation.
Waste not, want not
Simple recycling like collecting water used to rinse veggies and fruits and using it to water your plants can make a big difference.
Gardening for the future
Rethink your garden, reduce the need for watering by using native, drought resistant vegetation or other landscaping that requires less or no water.
Keep the hose in its holster
Instead of washing your car with a hose, try using a bucket soapy water before rinsing with a waste-reducing spray nozzle. While cleaning floors and outdoor areas, avoid using a hose when possible.
Savings on water and electricity bills can make the purchase of greener machines a no-brainer in the long run, at home and in the factory.
Try to avoid flushing away cotton balls or make-up tissues. Simply throwing them in a bin will cut down on the amount of water wasted with every flush.