Even though the planet is about three-quarters water, only 1 percent of it is clean enough to use. You can help preserve that precious amount by contributing to water conservation in simple ways while brushing your teeth.
Reducing your use of water puts it back into the environment, lowers your water bill and, if you're on a well rather than municipal water, helps preserve the water table. Staying aware of how you're using water when you brush your teeth can actually save several gallons of water every day.
Over time, you build up habits – and not all of them might be good. When it comes to water conservation, some of these habits are better left behind. Here are five ways you can effectively reduce your water usage during your daily oral care routine.