Below is part of our complete collection of ways to save water in your home right now which are very, very easy to do!

This collection relates to saving water used by the toilets of your home.

Start using these ways which are very simple to reduce your home’s water usage to start saving money now!

1 Don’t Use Toilets As Waste Basket 
2 Flush Toilet Only When Necessary
3 Listen For Running Toilets To Repair
4 Put Bottle of Water in Toilet Tank
5 Put Food Coloring in Toilet Tank; Leak If Into Toilet
6 Put Left Over Brick in Toilet Tank
7 Reduce Toilet Tank Water Level


When you have started to use as many from this collection as you want, then move on to another collection on this or any path within the SavingsGrid.

If we have missed a way to reduce any form of energy or water in a home, please let us know and we’ll add it to the Grid for everyone to use. Simply add a comment here or send an email to .

We are all in this together to help each other here in the SavingsGrid.



  1. Dan says:

    Hi DIYGreenGuru,

    I like the idea.

    I would likely, and will in a bit, add this not to this ‘Easy’ category but to the Moderate or Hard categories. Do you have a link which you can share so we can learn more about it (which I need to do)?


  2. DIYGreenGuru says:

    possible #8 – consider a composting toilet? Like the tips you’ve posted, thanks.

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