Today’s bathrooms reflect a luxurious, spa-like quality. With every amenity equipped from shower heads to body jets, modern bathrooms are not only appealing but can rack up a steep bill. Toilets alone account for 40% of a family’s water usage. As we continue through the era of all things modern, more homeowners are flocking to lower costs and preserve the environment. Elegance and efficiency can be paired through the use of simple solutions in the bathroom.
Organic Bath Towels and Shower Mats Oh My!
One of the easiest tweaks to making your bathroom more eco-friendly is the use of organic bath accessories. Organic towels are a fabulous choice because they do not contain harsh chemicals in its fibers. As a popular choice, bamboo bath towels are extremely absorbent bestowing a clean look to your modern bathroom. For a more traditional look try Egyptian cotton for their simple, luxurious quality. No eco-friendly bathroom is ever complete without complimenting bath and shower mats. Dated rubber bath mats are being replaced by organic mats made of cotton, bamboo and teak.
Did you know that the average bath uses 30-50 gallons of water? Ditch the rain showers and body sprays that drown your water bill and try a low-flow, multi-function showerhead. By changing a high-flow showerhead, you may consume 30% less water!
Recycled glass, metal and stone tiles remain a top choice due to their versatility, easy maintenance, and durability. The majority of recycled tiles are composed of at least 30% recycled materials. Another wonderful option for your bathroom is bamboo. Grown in water, bamboo is an ancient gem for its moisture resiliency and durability.