Have you ever wondered what the showers of the future would look like? How can you continue to enjoy comfortable, long showers without making a big impression on the environment? This week we have collaborated with Orbital Systems! With new and innovative solutions, Orbital Shower measures, cleans and reuses water while you shower! This results in you being able to save up to 90% water! The recirculating structure of the shower can also save up to 80% energy, which minimizes the impact on both the environment and the wallet.
With the environment in focus, sustainable and environmentally friendly cleaning solutions are important, this is where Skosh comes in. What we offer is a product made of recyclable plastic with a darker appearance and an extra layer for better durability. The tablets are biodegradable and colored with natural dyes that are not transferred to your surfaces. Because we know and understand that sustainability is a process, here are five more products to upgrade your bathroom step by step!
1. Bamboo toothbrushes
Now that we are becoming more and more aware of our actions and their impact on the environment, a common step is to turn to sustainable, plastic-free solutions. One of these solutions is bamboo toothbrushes, these toothbrushes are biodegradable and made from sustainably grown bamboo. By using this type of toothbrush, you can minimize your plastic consumption without any major sacrifices! They can be purchased at virtually any pharmacy and many online stores
2. Shampoo & conditioner cookies
Have you ever wondered how many shampoo and conditioner bottles you have used in your lifetime? An easy way to reduce this plastic waste is to invest in some less traditional alternatives such as shampoo and conditioner cakes. These cookies are practical, and save on both packaging and the environment! Fias Mode has made a comparison of the best shampoo cakes on the market right now, you can read about it here.
3. Solid soap
As a continuation of the tip above, another way to reduce the plastic waste that you normally produce in your bathroom is to replace liquid soap with solid. This option is not only good for the environment but can also be good for your wallet, depending on which soap you choose! In addition to this, solid soaps require less energy to produce, which provides an additional advantage over the liquid versions. An example of this type of soap, you will find here.
4. Safety razors made of metal
If you are sitting and thinking that these tips may not be right for you, this may catch your attention. Razors made of metal. This, just like the toothbrush change, would not require you to sacrifice any step in your normal routine, making it the perfect change! There are a lot of different brands and types to choose from, an example is from the brand Váli and can be found here!
5. Natural cleaning products
To summarize the list, environmentally friendly cleaning products are a must. An example of this is of course Skosh, but there are also many other options to try. These options require a little more preparation on your part, but are simple, inexpensive, and most importantly, environmentally friendly. This is something we will write more about in a future post so keep your eyes open for it;)