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One Simple Change to How We Make Toilets Could Save Billions of Litres of Water

When it comes to cutting water consumption to be kinder to the planet, changing the coating on your loo might not be the first step you think of – but a team of scientists has given this some very serious consideration indeed. They've come up with a new type of coating that means a toilet could be flushed with around 60 percent of the amount of water used as standard at the moment, and cleaned with just 10 percent. Considering that more than 141 billion litres (37 billion gallons) of fresh water are used globally each day for toilet flushing, that's a lot of water that could be saved.  Read more.....

 

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