Reduce your Footprint
Recycle Metal ItemsTo recycle your metal items (fridge, stove, cars, etc.) contact Temple Iron & Metal.
Gardening/Sustainable LivingLearn how to live more sustainable, grow your own food in a garden, and the preserve the bounty thru the local county extension.
Farmers MarketBuy local, buy fresh, buy sustainable, and buy in bulk!
Ways to Reduce Your Water Footprint Inside Turn off the faucet while brushing your teeth or shaving
Shower rather than take a bath, keeping shower time under 8 minutes
Only run full loads of laundry and dishes
Fix leaky faucets to reduce water loss
Do not use water to defrost foods, thaw overnight in the refrigerator
Ways to Reduce Your Water Footprint Outside Sweep driveways, sidewalks, and steps instead of hosing off
Use a watering can, rather than a hose
Find and repair leaks in irrigation systems
Ensure sprinklers are only watering the landscape and not the street or sidewalk
Use soaker hoses where possible