With all thea metzler sign that reads - PRACTICAL WAYS TO GO GREEN AROUND YOUR HOME talk out there of “Going Green” or “Being Green” we’d like to offer you some practical tips on how to be more sustainable or “green” in your home.

Conserve water at your home – Here are a few helpful water conservation tips from the American Water Works Association.


  • Use the Shower. A Five minute shower = 10-25 gallons of water; A full bathtub = 70 gallons
  • Check for drips at faucets
  • Only run your dishwasher when it is full
  • Replace your old clothes washer with a high efficiency machine that can save up to 12-15 gallons per load