We spend a lot of time in the bathroom without really thinking about how it impacts the planet. But between water use and all of the chemicals in our bath products, there's a lot we can do. Before you take your next shower, take our quiz! Perhaps the next time you scrub, this easy quiz will shed some light on to make your surroundings more green:
(Hate quizzes? Skip straight to the answers.)
Scare me because I need high pressure in my shower for my hair to come out right.
Are a good idea, but I haven't installed one yet.
Are sweet! I use one while singing at the top of my lungs!
My showers last:
Less than 3 minutes. It's the Army shower!
I'm super quick, between 3 and 5 minutes.
Between 5 and 9 minutes.
More than 9 minutes, but I'll try to cut down.
So long that the hot water runs out.
The last time I checked my pipes and faucets for leaks was:
Within the past year.
Back when gas was, like, $2 a gallon.
Well, NASA hadn't landed on the moon yet.
If every American household had a toilet and sink faucet with the WaterSense label, a program sponsored by the EPA, we'd save how much water a year:
Enough to fill the Pacific Ocean!
Enough to fill an Olympic-size swimming pool ten times.
Enough water to fill the Rose Bowl.
More than the Olympic pool and Rose Bowl combined.
The light I use while I'm trimming my nose hairs comes from:
Compact fluorescents and natural daylight, thank you very much!
Traditional shampoo and soap products are natural and harmless!
Hydrogen peroxide is:
My favorite band!
Can be hazardous.
In people's toothpaste.
Can be hazardous, and in toothpaste!
The standard deodorant and antiperspirant brand is a natural way to keep people from running away from me.
Environmentally friendly bath towels and bathroom mats made from organic cotton/bamboo fiber/hemp are extremely difficult to find.
What do sodium hydroxide, sodium hypochlorite, potassium hydroxide, and sulfuric acid remind you of?
High school chemistry class.
Isn't that what Stalin used on his political enemies?
They are in traditional liquid pipe cleaners.