The Easiest Way to Save Water

Stop!

Quick  – do you turn the water off when you brush your teeth?

Really?  Are you sure?Toothbrush next to sink

Think about it the next time you brush your teeth.   How much effort does it take to turn on the water, wet your toothbrush, then turn off the water?  When you’re done brushing, turn the water back on, rinse your brush and the sink, and turn it back off.

Do you know that most Americans actually leave the water running while brushing their teeth?  Why?

Tell us in the comments, which do you do when you brush your teeth?

Challenge:

I challenge you, for the next month, every time you brush your teeth, turn off the water while brushing your teeth.  Then come back and let us know whether you keep doing it, and why!

toothbrush with text saying turn off the water while brushing your teeth!

Do you turn off the water when you brush your teeth?

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Comments

  1. Johanna Coreas says:

    Yes! Have been doing this since I was a child thanks to my teachers. I’ve also taught my daughter to do this as well.

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