C. W.
April 2008
American Salon;Apr2008, Vol. 131 Issue 4, p210
The article presents suggestions regarding water conservation. The eco-experts at Davines Sustainable Beauty suggest attaching a flow-reducer to your water faucet. It is suggested that attaching a flow-reducer can reduce monthly water bill up to 50 percent. It is stated that one drop of wasted water every two seconds equals 4,000 liters annually.


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