wholeliving

How to Collect Rainwater

Cost: Medium ($100 to $500)

Commitment: Medium

Green Impact: 5 out of 5

Forty percent of a typical U.S. household's summer water consumption goes toward tending the lawn and garden, according to the EPA. 

Catching and using rainwater by placing a rain barrel beneath your gutter downspouts can save an average of 1,300 gallons during this season and reduces stormwater runoff. 

This Casata barrel ($199, homedepot.com) holds up to 65 gallons and has a planter on top and a garden hose hook-up on the bottom.

See more of our favorite picks on the Whole Living Daily blog.

Read More

Comments

More from Live Green

New from Whole Living Daily

Shared On Facebook