Latest Stories in Bathroom Design - Page 9

  • A Towel Made Out Beech Wood: The Millennium Towel

    March 8, 11:56 AM by Justin Thomas in Bathroom Design

    Bonjour of Switzerland has released a towel collection made from Micro Modal, a 100% beech wood cellulose fiber. Modal is softer than terry toweling and 50 percent more absorbent than cotton. It dries quicker too. Bonjour of Switzerland uses only

  • gDiapers Earns Cradle to Cradle Certification

    February 21, 11:39 AM by Collin Dunn in Bathroom Design

    When we wrote about gDiapers a couple of months ago, it created quite a stir. Seems our readers weren't convinced that a flushable/compostable diaper lining was a good idea. After all, we are talking about baby's health and the planet's health

  • Fisher Henney Naturals

    January 26, 4:56 PM by Warren McLaren in Bathroom Design

    Fisher Henney Naturals started up over a decade ago, having a fondness for lush organic cotton goodies, in particular "robes, towels, yogawear, loungewear and sleepwear." On display here is their fleece robe for men and women. Comes in white, sage

  • Winter Protection from Green Beaver

    January 22, 6:53 AM by Lloyd Alter in Bathroom Design

    It used to be cold up here in Canada (yesterday it was 54 degrees F in Toronto, a January record) and we used to think about protecting our skin. Green Beaver makes a range of organic products, but coming from the Ottawa area, they particularly

  • Wax Nostalgic: Vodka Cleantini, Shaken Not Stirred

    January 7, 12:09 PM by Christine Lepisto in Bathroom Design

    Reaction to Treehugger postings on "how to" have been exceedingly positive, but some of us can't find the time to go back to basics on every household need. If making your own soaps from all natural ingredients slipped off your "to do" list this week:

  • Flushaway — Biodegradable Feminine Hygiene

    December 21, 12:14 AM by Warren McLaren in Bathroom Design

    As a rule we like stuff that is biodegradable. But when Consolidated Ecoprogress Technology Inc from Vancouver adopt the marketing catch phrase "Just Flush and Forget it" we need a little more convincing. They are referring to 'Flushaway', which

  • gDiapers: the New Flushable Diaper

    December 13, 9:30 AM by Collin Dunn in Bathroom Design

    Taking heed of the fact that a single diaper can take 500 years to biodegrade in a landfill, gDiapers have designed an absorbent diaper insert that can be safely flushed once baby has done his/her business. gDiapers have no elemental chlorine, perfumes,

  • Gau Designs: Sinks that Grow

    December 8, 6:31 AM by Lloyd Alter in Bathroom Design

    We often fret about what is growing in our sink; Jean-Michel Gauvreau revels in it. He designs magnificent Zen Garden Sinks where the waste water feeds the plants growing alongside. Plant some spearmint and you can make your own toothpaste. ::Gau

  • Bamboo Bath Sets

    December 6, 2:59 PM by Justin Thomas in Bathroom Design

    Bamboo makes great accessories for the bathroom since it is water-resistant, and more durable than even maple. This bamboo bath set is by FG Designs. The whole set includes a lotion dispenser, toothbrush holder, tumber, apothecary jar, soap dish,

  • PLANK Bamboo Towel Set

    November 29, 1:18 PM by Justin Thomas in Bathroom Design

    These bamboo fiber towel sets from Design Public are printed with inspirational phrase like "Bling Bling", "Me Me" and "Chocolate". It doesn't get much better than this. They are purportedly for use during a yoga session. They are made out of 75%

  • Gingerbread Spice Air Freshener by Citrus Magic

    November 17, 12:54 PM by Justin Thomas in Bathroom Design

    Citrus Magic is a company that specializes in making a whole range of household products using citrus oils, and other natural ingredients. For this holiday season they released this air fresher than combines the scent of gingerbread with a hint of

  • Pangea Organics

    November 12, 12:29 PM by Justin Thomas in Bathroom Design

    Pangea Organics products are wrapped in some hip packaging, but luckily their mixtures of organic ingredients ring true. Pangea uses a cold-processed method to refine its organic coconut, organic olive, organic soy, and organic hemp oils. One of the

  • Wood-Fired Hot Tubs by Snorkel

    November 7, 1:11 PM by Justin Thomas in Bathroom Design

    Snorkel makes hot tubs that are heated with wood fires. The stoves are actually submerged in the tub. Basically, you prepare a fire on the bottom of the stove with paper, kindling, and then small logs. When you slide the door over the firebox opening,

  • ChemFree Toilet Bowl Cleaner

    October 31, 10:25 AM by Kara DiCamillo in Bathroom Design

    Okay so who here likes to clean the toilet bowl that's what we thought, who really does? So when our tipster, Julie A., sent us an evironmentally-friendly solution that could possibly cut down on the number of times we cleaned our toilet bowl, we

  • Loop - Organic Cotton Towels And Sheets

    October 31, 2:56 AM by Warren McLaren in Bathroom Design

    Recently we noted the attention to detail that Ali of Italy added to their organic product. Now it's the turn of Loop (lovely name and logo, by the way). Organic cotton manchester (bedding) and bathware is their speciality. Skal certified cotton is

  • Teak Sinks by William Garvey

    October 10, 10:02 PM by Justin Thomas in Bathroom Design

    Based in Devon, England, William Garvey makes sinks out of FSC-certified teak. People often ask if wooden bathroom sinks require a lot of maintenance. But apparently teak sinks are watertight, long lasting, very quiet and a longtime tradition in English

  • Aqua Helix: A Half Gallon Per Minute Showerhead

    October 2, 9:15 AM by Justin Thomas in Bathroom Design

    After reading our Eco-Showerhead and Bricor posts, an avid reader pointed out that the same low-flow showerhead from Real Goods can be found on eBay for $10 (total of $4.95 savings when shipping is included). You can also bid on the auction get a better

  • Eco-Showerhead - The Real Deal From Real Goods

    October 1, 11:43 AM by Michael Graham Richard in Bathroom Design

    First, we posted about the WaterTile by Kohler, but some of you weren't impressed by the 2.5 gallon/minute flow rate (and the $199 price was steep). Okay, we're listening, so we posted about Bricor's One Gallon Per Minute Showerhead (with a more