Many homeowners planning a bathroom renovation want to take their project to the next level by not only creating a beautiful space, but ensuring that it's as environmentally-friendly as possible. Creating a so-called 'eco bathroom' can be achieved in many different ways including using low-VOC or zero-VOC paint, installing more efficient plumbing fixtures and using recycled materials.
When it comes to the bathroom's focal point - the bathroom vanity - those interested in using eco products may choose one that is constructed with sustainable materials and low-VOC finishes, such as those available from the Wyndham Collection. Products that are manufactured in environmentally-friendly facilities or are shipped using recycled materials also help homeowners keep projects as "green" as possible.
Natural stone or man-made vanity tops and floors that use recycled materials are often preferred by those who want an eco bathroom as well, according to the Star Tribune. Other flooring options that are in high-demand for eco-friendly bathrooms include natural stone or glass tiles, which are often made with recycled bottles and jars.
The news provider also reports that cast iron bathtubs and sinks help reduce the impact on the environment, as they are made from about 90 percent recycled materials.
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