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How to Install a Bidet Attachment – Its Easy and Affordable

Most likely if you are reading this post you are already familiar with the advantages of using a bidet but in case you are new to the world of bidets, I want to quickly cover the benefits of bidets.

Bidets use less water and almost eliminate the need for toilet paper.
According to the website, producing one roll of toilet paper requires 1.5 pounds of wood, 37 gallons of water, and 1.3 kWh of electricity. By eliminating toilet paper, a bidet attachment pays for itself in very short order.

Bidets are more hygienic than toilet paper. It has been found that the use of a bidet decreases the level of microbes…

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19 Tips on How to Stay Warm in Winter Without Spending a Fortune, While Also Saving Our Planet.

A friend told me he thought my 70°F home heating setpoint was “way too high, and that all of us should be more like the rest of the world and turn our thermostats down”, in order to be more responsible to our pocketbooks. Claiming his home was more eco friendly than mine.

I shared with him we drop the temperature down to 62°F at night during the winter on a programmable schedule, but he would cut me no lack on my 70°F daytime setpoint.

Let alone that our homes are empty much of the time between work/school schedules so even room temperatures like 68°F are too high most of the time.

Yes, your electric bill and gas utility bill will be much lower when you lower your winter setpoint.

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Upcycle Old Clothing: 10 Inspiring Ideas

What is Upcycled Clothing?

To upcycle old clothes is the creative transformation of a used piece of clothing into something new that has value again. Fast fashion brand manufactures and sells clothing quickly and cheaply. The industry negatively affects the environment and often violates workers’ rights.

Refusing to contribute to the fashion industry can lower your carbon footprint substantially. Instead, learn how to upgrade clothing to prolong their lifecycle so they don’t need replacing. Transform old clothing into new beautiful bespoke pieces you’ll be proud to wear and the planet will thank you.

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8 Top Zero Waste Laundry Detergents

“We don’t need a handful of people doing zero waste perfectly. We need millions of people doing it imperfectly” ~ Anne Marie Bonneau

Zero waste is a growing trend that’s easy to embrace. The less you use, the less you have to buy and the less waste you create. That means more money in your pocket and less plastic in the world.

But what about laundry detergent?

Do we need zero waste laundry detergents?

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Go the Bidet Way to Save the Planet

Save Your Bum, It’s Easy.

From clean electric to non-electric bidet’ toilet seats’ and onto portable bidets, you have many models and options to choose from—all created to meet consumers’ widely varied needs. So, which one is best for you? With so many easy-to-use convenience features on some models along with the much simpler non-electric bidets you can try, use long term or take it with you on your travels, the right decision can be a tough one. But based on my experience, once you try ‘the bidet way,’ it will become your preferred way.

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