EcoFlow water saving showerhead.

July Water Conservation 2008 Contest Winners

To help you save water and keep your utility bill in check, we gave away five water saving EcoFlow showerheads from Waterpik in our July Water Conservation Contest. Read on to find out who the winners were.

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Garden with drought tolerant plants.

Landscaping with Drought-Tolerant Plants

There are many colorful and lush choices that are perfect for a low-maintenance, water-conserving landscape. As parts of the country experience a reduction in rainfall or restrictions on water use, drought-tolerance has become an increasingly desirable characteristic in cultivated plants.

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Kitchen composter.

Eco-Friendly Products for the Home

There are plenty of innovative green products out there that can make your life easier while helping the environment at the same time. Here are some interesting items worth considering.

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Newly installed toilet in bathroom.

How to Remove and Replace a Toilet

Tommy asks, “I want to put a new floor in my bathroom and need to know how to take the old toilet out and put a new one in.”

Removing and replacing a toilet is not that difficult, though it can be messy and will require some simple plumbing and a bit of heavy lifting. Read more to find out how.

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Yard landscaped using drought tolerant plants.

Xeriscape for Drought-Tolerant Landscaping

In our changing climate, water is becoming a precious resource. For many communities, municipal water restrictions are now commonplace, requiring innovative approaches to landscaping and gardening. One solution is xeriscaping, derived from the Greek word for “dry,” which employs drought resistant plants and water conservation measures to limit the use of irrigation in landscaping.

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Proper Refrigerator and Freezer Temperatures

Read this article to find out the proper temperature settings for a refrigerator and freezer to prevent the growth of bacteria and keep food safe.

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