Friday Funny: Free Toilets And Trees

The L.A. Department of Water and Power is providing the free installation services in an effort to reduce energy consumption citywide.

"Of course there is a motive -- water and power conservation -- to the DWP largess. And the programs are funded out of the agency's annual revenue, which ratepayers do contribute to."

"The bathroom makeover includes a free ultra-low-flush toilet -- one for each bathroom you have -- low-flow shower heads for every shower, and water-saving faucet aerators for all your faucets."

Trees for a Green L.A. "features 40 different kinds of large and small shade trees...for every tree planted, 81 kilowatts of power is saved annually. 'They say that's enough energy to keep a typical TV on 24 hours a day for seven days.'"

Full Story: Free to good homes: trees and toilets

Comments

Prepare for the AICP* Exam

Join the thousands of students who have utilized the Planetizen AICP* Exam Preparation Class to prepare for the American Planning Association's AICP* exam.
Starting at $245
AICP CTP Storefont Display

The first online AICP* CTP exam prep class

Are you ready to take the AICP* Certified Transportation Planner exam?
Priced at $245 for May exam!
Woman wearing city map tote bag

City Shoulder Totes - New Cities Added!

Durable CityFabric© shoulder tote bags available from 9 different cities.
$22.00
Book cover of Insider's Guide to Careers in Urban Planning

So you want to be a planner...

Check out our behind the scenes look at 25 careers in the Urban Planning field
Starting at $14.95