You are here: Home Environment Water Water Use Quick Tip: Reusing Water in Your Home Water Use Quick Tip: Reusing Water in Your Home Not everyone can afford a fancy greywater system, but that doesn't mean you can't reuse water in small ways around the house! by Becky Striepe September 21, 2011, 2:00 am 4 Comments Not everyone can afford a fancy greywater system, but that doesn’t mean you can’t reuse water in small ways around the house! While the shower water heats up, for example, you can collect the cold water in a bucket and use it to water your plants. You can do the same with water from washing veggies or boiling pasta. Just make sure you let the pasta water cool completely – you don’t want to harm your plants! Got your own water saving quick tip? We’d love to hear from you! Submit your own tips through our contact page! [Image Credit: Creative Commons photo by chadmiller] See more Previous article Eco-Designs for Celebrities and Their Pets (and us too) Next article Sustainable Fish Logos: Not All They’re Made Out To Be 4 Pings & Trackbacks Pingback:Water Use Quick Tip: Simple Greywater System – Blue Living Ideas Pingback:Atlanta Drought Update Pingback:Water Use Quick Tip: Simple Greywater System • Nifty Homestead Pingback:Atlanta Drought Update: Extreme Drought Conditions and What We Can Do • Nifty Homestead Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Upload a photo / attachment to this comment (PNG, JPG, GIF - 6 MB Max File Size): (Allowed file types: jpg, gif, png, maximum file size: 6MB.