Here are a few factoids you should think about the next time you’re under the shower:

  • cutting one minute off your shower time can save up to 1,825 gallons of water annually
  • our culture as a whole is a bit hygiene-obsessed
  • multinationals own several “natural” cosmetics brands

(but don’t pee in the shower as the original article suggests, please)

Please read the whole story [here](http://grist.org/green-living-tips/2011-06-13-the-great-unwashed-ask-umbra-on-biweekly-showers) (and here’s why I think you should)_