This Is the Reason Why a Toilet Flush Has One Large and One Small Button

92 Billion gallons of water can be saved per day

If EPA guidelines are followed, water can be saved up to 2 billion gallons daily. That is a huge amount saved rather than being flushed down the drain. Saving water doesn’t necessarily mean you have to change your lifestyle. All it requires is for you to purchase a dual flush toilet if you don’t have one.

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10Who invented it?

The dual flush system toilet was invented by Victor Papanek, an American Industrial designer. He proposed the concept in his book “Design for the real world” written in 1976. It was Australia that first implemented the concept in households in 1980.

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11Do you save water?

As per calculations, it has been estimated that every household can easily save up to 5000 gallons of water in a year with the dual flush system. The dual flush toilet may be costlier than a single one but just look at the water conservation. You will be using an eco-friendly product and doing your bit for the planet as well as reducing your water bills.

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12Use the small flush when you go to the toilet

When you visit the toilet for a pee, stop and think before reaching out to flush. Press the short flush which will be indicated by a half circle. Different brands may have different indicators. Use the large flush only for a dump. Be smart, save water and befriend the planet.

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