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The Squeeze Bottle

Water-saving hand washing

Done in 30 min
Skill level easy

An easy and fun method of handwashing, suitable for both indoor and outdoor use.

What you need

How you make it

Use a sharp tool to make 2 small holes in the bottle cap

Push the pipe through one hole, until it touches the bottom

Fill the bottle with water

Now you are ready to use it.

How you use it

Let the water flow

Cover the open hole with your finger, while squeezing the bottle.

Release: Take your finger away from the hole when the water starts flowing

Wash your hand and collect the water used in a bucket

Use soap.

Stop the water

Lift the pipe above the bottle cap and the water will stop flowing

Reuse the water

The water collected can be used for flushing or watering the garden.

Safety precautions

Keep the squeeze bottle out of sunlight. Rinse and change water every second day.

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