Hosting a Thanksgiving feast? Follow these 20 tips to save water before, during and after your meal.
By Travis Thompson
Are you hosting a family dinner this holiday season? If so, it could mean unnecessary water waste in your home.
Thankfully, it’s easy to keep water usage to a minimum; just follow these simple tips compiled from Denver Water’s conservation department, the Environmental Protection Agency’s WaterSense program and Water – Use It Wisely.
- Don’t use running water to thaw a frozen turkey or other food. For water efficiency and food safety, defrost food in the refrigerator.
- Wash vegetables and fruits in a bowl or basin using a vegetable brush instead of letting water run. Use the extra water on plants.
- Cook food in as little water as possible. This also…
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