Each year, the average US household wastes an astonishing 10,000 gallons of water, roughly enough to fill up a residential-sized pool! Unfortunately, with the current water shortage crisis, none of us can afford to look the other way. "There are so many simple things you can do during the course of the day that can make a huge impact," says actress and environmental enthusiast Kristen Bell.
Kristen, who has partnered with Neutrogena Naturals' Jump In. Jump Out. Join In. campaign, is encouraging others to cut their shower time in order to reduce water consumption. "A long shower or bath is something that a lot of people take for granted, and it really isn't good for your skin," Kristen says. And while she acknowledges showers and baths are a great way to destress, there's no doubling up in the Bell household. "I just make sure I don't take both a shower and a bath in the same day," she adds. Kristen has plenty more tips for how you can make a difference, not just in saving water, but for the environment, too. Keep reading to see her eco-friendly advice.