Greener Than Ever

By: Emma Assel

~The Bathroom~

The bathroom the place in houses where the majority of the water is used. Whether you are taking a shower or a bath, brushing your teeth or your hair, washing your hands or your face, shaving, or flushing the toilet, you are constantly using water. A lot of the water that you use in the bathroom is becoming waste, and there are several different products that help to keep your bathroom a more green and not as wasteful as they have been before.
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Motion-Sensor Faucet

When people are using the sink sometimes they will accidentally leave it on, or while they are brushing their teeth they leave the water running. With a motion-Sensor Faucet you wont have to worry about forgetting to turn the water off while brushing your teeth or wasting as much water as you would with a faucet that does not detect motion. Not only does this faucet prevent you from obtaining more germs in your day t day life, but it helps to save the extra water that most human beings find their selves waisting. It is simple too, all you have to do is wave your hand under the faucet and the water will come on. This product is recommended to instal if you plan for a more green place in your bathroom .

This faucet can be around $200 depending where you buy.

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Low-Flow Shower Head

Taking showers can waste a lot of water, especially if you are one of the people that likes to take the longer showers. A normal shower head uses up to 8 gallons of water per minute, but when using the low-flow shower head that number becomes reduced to 2.5 gallons of water a minute or less. When installing this product you will not only cut down on the amount of water you are using, but it also reduces the amount of energy used to heat the water in your house. When buying this product, taking a simple shower because more green than before. This product can cost anywhere from $10 to $50.
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Low-Flow Toilet

This is one of the products most used in a person's house. You can have this installed by a contractor, and become more green. Toilets found in older homes use 7 gallons of water per flush, and the modern Low-Flow toilet uses just a fraction of that. All you do is flush the toilet and it will save you water, making your house a little bit more green. This product is super easy to install and cost just a little over $20.


"7 Eco-friendly Tips to Green Your Bathroom." Inhabitat Green Design Innovation Architecture Green Building. N.p., n.d. Web. 02 Feb. 2016.