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- Most Canadian households had municipally supplied water (86%).
- More than two-thirds of Canadian households (68%) reported they drank primarily tap water.
- Sixty-three percent of Canadian households had a low-flow shower head.
- Forty-seven percent of Canadian households had a low-volume toilet.
Heating and cooling
- More than half (54%) of Canadian households with thermostats had ones that were programmable.
- Slightly more than three-quarters (76%) of Canadian households reported having at least one compact fluorescent light.
- Four out of ten Canadian households had heard of radon, with 37% of those who had heard of it able to correctly describe it.
Household hazardous waste
- Thirty-four percent of Canadian households had leftover or expired medication to dispose of. Sixty-three percent of these households returned the medication to the supplier, retailer, pharmacy or doctor for disposal.
- Nine percent of households had medical sharps to dispose of, and over half (55%) of these households returned them to a pharmacy or doctor for disposal, and 22% used a medical sharps disposal program.
Disposal of electronic devices (e-waste)
- Twenty-three percent of Canadian households had a dead or unwanted computer. Fifty-two percent took or sent them to a depot or drop-off centre for disposal.
- Eighteen percent of Canadian households had dead or unwanted cell phones to dispose of. One-quarter took or sent them to a depot or drop-off centre.
- Less than half (44%) of households that had dead or unwanted cell phones had not disposed of them.