Every Drop Counts
Whether in a drought or not, water conservation is of the utmost importance. Less than two percent of the earth’s water supply is fresh water and only one percent of the earth’s water is suitable for drinking. Did you know that up to 70 percent of water use is outdoors and that the largest water-consuming device in our homes is the toilet? What can you do to conserve? Turn the water off while brushing your teeth, install low-flow fixtures and faucet aerators, and use native plants. To learn more, visit www.wateruseitwisely.com.
Upcoming Eco-Awareness Dates
June 4: Backyard Composting (Short Class)
June 8: Smart Irrigation
June 15: Green Living Spaces
June 15: Texas Stream Team Activity
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|The Home Depot CFL Bulb Recycling Initiative
Customers can simply bring in any expired, unbroken CFL bulbs, and give them to the store associate behind the returns desk. The bulbs will then be managed responsibly by an environmental management company who will coordinate CFL packaging, transportation and recycling to maximize safety and ensure environmental compliance. Read more
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