Bath

Did you know bathrooms are by far the main source of water use in the home, accounting for nearly 75% of total consumption? According to the EPA, a conventional toilet uses 1.6 gallons per flush, and if it’s an old one, it could be using between 3.5 to 7 gallons per flush. Even worse, leaky toilets, which typically go unnoticed, can waste up to 200 gallons per day! (Put 10 drops of food coloring in the tank to test yours. Don’t flush and wait 10-15 minutes. If the color ends up in the toilet bowl, you have a leak.) Add in showers, baths, washing hands, and brushing teeth and you can see why the bathroom’s a water hog.

Beyond reducing water use, consider all of the other ways you can go green in the bathroom: install an energy-efficient exhaust fan, refinish your tub instead of buying new, use recycled glass tile, choose a reclaimed wood vanity (or adapt an old dresser), install a greywater system that waters your garden with your shower water – the list goes on and on! Take some time to explore our articles with more tips, and enjoy perusing our product and project inspiration!

15 Fabulous Eco-Friendly Countertops For Kitchens Or Baths

15 Fabulous Eco-Friendly Countertops For Kitchens Or Baths

One of the easiest ways to make a major statement in a kitchen or bathroom is by installing a stunning countertop that becomes the focal point of the room. But some of the most popular materials for countertops are not-so-eco-friendly and some come with a handful of health risks.

Soaking, Sustainably: 11 Eco-Friendly Bathtubs Worthy of Extra Bubbles

Soaking, Sustainably: 11 Eco-Friendly Bathtubs Worthy of Extra Bubbles

The cast iron tub was invented in the 1880s, and there are many who believe it’s still the purist’s bath. It holds heat well, lasts long, and is recyclable at the end of its use. We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite eco-friendly bathtubs that include cast iron and a host of natural materials.

Everything You Need to Know About Low-Flow Toilets, And Which Ones To Choose

Everything You Need to Know About Low-Flow Toilets, And Which Ones To Choose

Did you know toilets are by far the main source of water use in the home, accounting for nearly 30 percent of residential indoor water consumption? According to the EPA, “Over the course of your lifetime, you will likely flush the toilet nearly 140,000 times. If you replace older, existing toilets with WaterSense labeled models, you can save nearly 13,000 gallons per year with this simpler, greener choice”

Fireclay Tile Proves Good Design Can Also Do Some Good

Fireclay Tile Proves Good Design Can Also Do Some Good

Fireclay is unique from anyone else in that they hand-make every tile to order using recycled materials and sustainable manufacturing practices. They come in tons of shapes and colors using a natural VOC-free pigmenting process.

Nebia Water-Saving Spa Shower

Nebia Water-Saving Spa Shower

Nebia Spa Shower The award-winning Nebia Spa Shower uses precision-tuned nozzles to atomize your water stream into millions of microdrops. This creates a combination of steam and spray to clean and hydrate your skin while using less water. It...

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