Tag: water conservation

Improve Savings and Health With Minor Changes In Your Home

Be sure to check out this month’s feature in The Green Scene. Ready to make a few enhancements to your home to improve its overall performance? Improving the home performance through small increments or changes requires extended periods… Read More

Improve Savings and Health With Minor Changes In Your Home

By Shelley Swenson Extension Agent III Wakulla County FCS Ready to make a few enhancements to your home to improve its overall performance? Improving the home performance through small increments or changes requires extended periods of time before… Read More

100 Ways To Conserve: Tip 16

Provided through Shelley Swenson Wakulla County Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent Tip # 16 If your shower fills a one-gallon bucket in less than 20 seconds, replace the showerhead with a water-efficient model.       Source — http://wateruseitwisely.com/100-ways-to-conserve

100 Ways To Conserve: Tip 15

Provided through Shelley Swenson Wakulla County Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent Tip # 15 Use a broom instead of a hose to clean your driveway and sidewalk and save water every time.       Source — http://wateruseitwisely.com/100-ways-to-conserve

100 Ways To Conserve: Tip 14

Provided through Shelley Swenson Wakulla County Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent Tip # 14 Spreading a layer of organic mulch around plants retains moisture and saves water, time and money.       Source — http://wateruseitwisely.com/100-ways-to-conserve

100 Ways to Conserve: Tip 13

Provided through Shelley Swenson Wakulla County Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent Tip # 13 Wash your fruits and vegetables in a pan of water instead of running water from the tap.       Source — http://wateruseitwisely.com/100-ways-to-conserve

GREEN CLEANING WORKSHOP

Shelley Swenson Family and Consumer Sciences/ Expanded Food and Nutrition Program UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension   GREEN CLEANING WORKSHOP January 26, 2013  WAKULLA EXTENSION FACILITY 9:30 -11:30 a.m. $10.00/participant. Pre-Registration Necessary Many people believe that hazardous or toxic chemicals… Read More

100 Ways to Conserve: Tip 12

Provided through Shelley Swenson Wakulla County Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent Tip # 12 Water your lawn and garden in the morning or evening when temperatures are cooler to minimize evaporation.     Source — http://wateruseitwisely.com/100-ways-to-conserve

100 Ways to Conserve: Tip 11

Provided through Shelley Swenson Wakulla County Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent Tip # 11 Monitor your water bill for unusually high use. Your bill and water meter are tools that can help you discover leaks.     Source — http://wateruseitwisely.com/100-ways-to-conserve

100 Ways To Conserve: Tip 10

Provided through Shelley Swenson Wakulla County Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent Tip # 10 For cold drinks keep a pitcher of water in the refrigerator instead of running the tap. This way, every drop goes down you and not the… Read More