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Is Your Bathroom Eco-friendly?

Eco-friendly Bathroom - FreeDigitalPhotos.netGreen living can extend into the powder room. While you may not think you can make a bathroom more energy efficient and eco-friendly, there are actually several steps you can take to make this space more environmentally friendly. Here are a few changes you should consider investing in.

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How To Re-Use And Recycle Textiles

Creative Commons license - Christian GuthierDid you know that it currently requires 10,000-30,000 liters of water to produce one cotton T-shirt? Manufacturing clothes comes at a high environmental cost. As well as the cost and resources of growing raw materials, such as cotton, fuel and energy is also required and used to manufacture textile goods.

There is much more consciousness now about where textiles actually come from (i.e. from overseas and often from low-paid workers) and also how textiles are needed and useful elsewhere when we have finished with them, preventing them from ending up in landfill sites.  Here are a few ideas on how to recycle textiles.

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