a garden hose will use 450 litres of water an hour!

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A bath and a washing machine both use 80 litres of water, a power shower uses 70, a dish washer 35, flushing a toilet 9. A garden hose will use 450 litres an hour. All this is almost free if you live in a better part of the world.

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In many countries people walk for miles to get water for essentials. So turning off the tap should be a reflex action, says Michael Norton in his book 365 ways to change the world.

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We forget to turn off the tap when we are soaping our hands, brushing, looking in the mirror, combing our hair etc. while the world’s most precious commodity is wasting away!

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Norton reminds us to put up stickers everywhere telling us to switch off the lights, turn off the tap, save the earth with a flick of the switch! Turning off the lights is the bright thing to do etc! or make up your own sticker slogans!

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I am not able to put a like note under any of the blogs I am now following. I just get the blog without those markings below to say 'like' what is happening? Please help

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