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Every day, many Californians brush triclosan onto their teeth from their toothpaste, eat Bisphenol-A in their canned soup at lunch, absorb PBDE flame retardants from the sofa upholstery while watching TV in the evening, and put the baby to bed in a crib that could be releasing formaldehyde fumes.
Welcome to GRACE’s Water Footprint Calculator (WFC) which features a brief set of questions that will get you thinking about how much water you and your household use and how water connects to almost every aspect of your life. The WFC will help you explore how you use water, estimate your household’s water footprint and learn ways to conserve. Click the Previous button at any time to go back and review or change your answers. Click the Learn More button for information and tips for each question.
(Spot test your carpets before trying any of this. Sal Suds are gentler on color than traditional carpet detergents, but do the test just to make sure.) With three kids and two dogs and a big backyard full of dirt, my carpets get about as dirty as they can.
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