One way to help reduce the global warming of our beloved earth is by finding ways to be more eco-friendly to save your environment from destruction and at the same time also to save cost. You do not have to use expensive items in going green in the bathroom if it is done properly and in the correct manner. In order to be green in your bathroom, below are some of the solutions that you can do:
What you need:
- Use natural-mold fighting solutions
- Baking soda
- Use open window or install exhaust fan
- Recycled toilet paper
- Environmental shower curtain
- Install low-flow showerhead
- Use compact fluorescent light
- You can reduce the usage of toxic chemical mold killers for cleaning the shower by changing to natural mold-fighting solutions such as using white vinegar, two tea spoons of tea tree oil (with two cups of water), or lavender essential oil (with water). One of the suggested solutions can be filled into a spray bottle and be kept in the shower whenever you want to do your cleaning.
- You can also use baking soda for scrubbing your tub or sink. You just need to sprinkle the baking soda to the affected area and wipe it by using a sponge or you can also combine the baking soda together with water to make it into a paste. The baking soda abrasive qualities are similar with normal bathroom scrubber bit instead it does not contain toxic chemical additions.
- Always open your bathroom windows or install an exhaust fan for venting purposes to reduce humidity of the room and also remove dampness which is the main reason behind mold growth.
- You can clean the mirror in the bathroom using White Vinegar. Fill your spray bottle with half of it with white vinegar and another half with water.
- Always use recycled toilet paper instead of single-use disposable paper which comes from cut down forest trees.
- Use an environmentally friendly shower curtain instead of PVC shower curtain for example, choose a shower curtain made of Hemp, Organic Cotton, Linen or Coated nylon.
- Try to use a low-flow showerhead for reducing the consumption of water during your daily bath. Shower heads and faucets that have more restrictive nozzles and spouts reduce a lot amount of water and minimize the wastage of water exiting from the device.
- Always use a compact fluorescent light to reduce your energy consumption.
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