Ten ways to make your bathroom environmentally friendly
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The bathroom is the room where we begin and end each day, with a variety of cleaning routines designed to help keep us healthy. Odd then, that the room in which we clean our teeth, our skin and the rest of our bodies (not to mention dispose of our waste) is often filled with toxic chemicals, and, even then, not very clean itself. So, how do you stay clean, promote good health and go green in your bathroom?

As with many sustainable lifestyle subjects, when it comes to going green in the bathroom, one hand washes the other. Eschewing excessive water use—and thousands of gallons of wasted water—avoiding a deluge of disposable trash and a myriad of toxic cleaners supposed to make the room "safe" for your use, all can come from a few simple steps that combine to help you live greener in the bathroom.

So, to make your bathroom a greener place, we've compiled a bevy of tips to help clear the air, go with the low-flow and keep the toxics out of your way. Changing up your habits and greening your bathroom will help make the planet greener, your home healthier and your personal health more robust.

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