How to Have an Eco Friendly Bath

Saturday, 5 March 2022  |  Admin

So you want to lie back, relax and enjoy your bath. But you have this lingering doubt, you know that showers use a lot less water, so how can you make your bath a guilt free pleasure? You've made the effort to have an eco friendly bathroom, and even followed our tips for going green in the bathroom and our eco friendly bathroom cleaning tips, and now... what about the actual bath?

Baths can be one of the most relaxing and enjoyable experiences, but they can also be very environmentally friendly. Here are some tips on how to have an eco-friendly bath.

  • Use natural ingredients whenever possible. For example, use lavender or chamomile essential oils instead of synthetic fragrances. Our natural bath bombs are ideal for this. they are plastic free and made with natural cruelty free ingredients.
  • The first thing you should do is to not fill the bathtub up to the top. It will waste a lot of water. Instead, fill it up to a third of the way. You can add some bubbles to the water to create a nice spa feeling. This will save a lot of water.3. Try not to use too much soap. A little bit will go a long way.
  • Keep the water temperature moderate. You don’t need it to be as hot as it can be.
  • Make sure to close the drain plug when you’re done bathing so that the water doesn't unnecessarily. Also, fix any dripping taps in your home.
  • If you have a garden, why not use the water that you used to bathe in to water your plants.
  • Wash your hair in the bath at the same time. This can save a lot of water. By using a natural shampoo bar you are saving single-use plastic bottles as well.
  • Share your bath with your partner! That will save both money and water!
  • Bathe by candlelight, not only is it more relaxing, it will save the electricity bill!
  • When it comes to natural bathing accessories, Ditch the plastic shower scrubs and loofahs and go for natural bath brushes and loofahs instead.

Baths can be a great way to relax and enjoy some time for yourself, but they don’t have to be bad for the environment. Follow these tips and you can have an eco-friendly bath that you can feel good about! 

So there you have it - a few easy tips on how to have an eco-friendly bath. Why not try some of them out for yourself and see how much of a difference they make? Bathing doesn’t have to be bad for the environment, in fact, it can be quite the opposite! 

We've pulled together our top 10 tips to go green in the bathroom and how to have eco friendly oral hygiene.

 

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