One of simplest answers to reducing water consumption is the use of greywater for landscape irrigation, flushing toilets and other non-potable needs. According to the National Resources Defense Council (NRDC), over half of our indoor water use can be considered greywater. 777 more words
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- Sustainability Problem: Excessive Household Water Use in Water Scarcity Regions
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- Water used in showers can be up to 17% of household water use. More water is dispensed by the shower than is needed to get clean and the water is then removed as waste through the sewage system.
The Sustainability Problem:
In homes alone, toilets account for about 40% of the water used in the home. No numbers were cited for businesses but we know certain businesses also have a substantial number of toilets such as in hotels and event spaces. 161 more words