How to save water in the kitchen

The 22 March 2021one World Water Day, the UN released a report, World Water Development Report 2021?which provides us with data on a real emergency which affects the whole planet and calls for a more responsible use of this precious resource.

According to UN data one in three people in the world does not have access to clean water; 2 billion of persone in the world live in geographical areas where there is a lack of infrastructure to provide water; 4 billion of persone in the world for at least one month a year suffer from water scarcity. In contrast, every year we consume the?1% more drinking water while its storage decreases by?1% due to leaks and sediment in storage reservoirs.
Demand increases and availability decreases, which is why we talk about water stress?.

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What can each of us do to curb the emergency of water scarcity? As always, the rule of responsible use applies. By responsible use is meant a greater sensitivity to the problem that affects us all and the adoption of behaviours aimed at avoiding waste starting with our homes.

In this article we would like to give you some useful tips that you can put into practice right away for start saving water at home and particularly in the kitchen.
We have all learnt the importance of close the tap when we brush our teeth or showering instead of filling up the bathtub, to install a rinseone double discharge or a fringes in the tap to reduce the water flow.
What can we do in the kitchen to prevent water being unnecessarily lost down the drain?

First of all, we can start by collect the water we run from the tap of the sink; that water can be collected and used, for example, to wash floors.
When washing fruit and vegetables, we use the soaking technique using a dash of bicarbonate of soda; that water can be reused for household cleaning or washing dishes, just add a few drops of dishwashing detergent.
Again, if you have a dishwashers at home use it at full load and to make washing up easier, clean the plates and dishes using the paper napkins from lunch or dinner; if you boil food in a pot, remember that the boiling water can be used to water plants or, once cooled, can be put into ice containers and used as a condiment for preparing other foods.
They are small steps within everyone's reach that extend the life cycle of water and reduce its use in our homes.
By doing so, we can continue to carry out all our household activities while reducing water waste and giving due value to this precious resource.

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