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Ways to make your bathroom greener

How much time do we spend in the bathroom each day? The mornings are probably the most busy bathroom times in any house, followed closely by right before bed. But do you know the burden your bathroom can put on your house's overall carbon footprint?

By Diane Kuehl

Most people probably don't think about it, but the fact of the matter is that the bathroom is an incredibly wasteful place. Between lighting and water usage by the various plumbing fixtures, we're wasting with every second we're in the bathroom.
Here are a few ways you can help to "greenify" the bathrooms in your home – you'll thank me later.

LIGHTS

Lighting is one of the easiest ways to help reduce your carbon footprint. In fact, it's one of those that is probably already done in other areas of your home if you are green-inclined.

LED and CFL bulbs (see link for a lot more information on LED and CFL bulbs) can actually reduce your energy output 5 to 10 times, if you change from y…