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Tips for a Greener Bathroom - Save Energy & Water in the Shower

Showers are the 3rd biggest water users in your house (after toilets and clothes washing machine).

Saving Energy in the Bathroom - Water Saving Shower Ideas

1. Take shorter showers (try 5 minutes maximum). With every minute you linger under the standard showerhead, you use 4 to 6 gallons of water.

2. Turn the water off while you lather up or shave your legs.

3. Install a water control valve on your existing shower head or purchase a low-flow showerhead.

4. Or..install water saving devices for your taps and showers. Energy saving shower heads can save up to 20 per cent of hot water usage – and cut your electricity bills.

5. When buying a new shower curtain, get cloth instead of polyvinyl chloride (PVC).

6. If hair comes out while showering, don’t wash it down the drain . Just put it at the edge of the drain and throw it out afterwards.

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