Bathroom and laundry

  • Use a bathroom exhaust fan with in-built heating lamp rather than stay longer in the shower to warm up.
  • A four minute shower timer can reduce water and energy usage by 40 per cent.
  • Dry clothes on an outdoor line or indoor clothes rack rather than in the dryer.
Resources
  • Sydney Water – Learn how to be more water wise and save on your water bill.
  • Office of Environment and Heritage – site has tips on saving water through sections called Products and appliances, Rainwater tanks and Greywater.
  • Energy Rating – An Australian Government website that compares the energy efficiency of household appliances.