Q's Daily DIY Green Tips: Dishing Out Water as Needed
Those of us who like to cook know and understand one of the less attractive byproducts of a well cooked meal: cleaning dishes. How do you clean your dishes? Mechanical dishwasher? By hand? A bit of both? For those who clean by hand, don't run the water constantly while you clean or rinse. Instead, fill one sink part way with washing water water and one sink with rinsing water. Only have one sink? Fill separate container with rinsing water and fill sink part way with washing water to conserve. Using this method dish washing method will result in less water used than constantly running the faucet while you clean.