Turned on by the enviorment?
Green sex? Yes, ecological sex, preserving the environment. Each act -say the most active advocates of earth care- leaves a footprint and environmental impact. Sex as well. One of the bibles of militants of sustainability is the web page Tree Hugger.com, which publishes guides to green aspects of life: design, shopping, businesses. And it was the turn of sexual life. The site offers a guide with 10 ways to have sex with low environmental impact. In the text Jacob Gordon -Californian journalist whose personal slogan is “be sustainable or die trying know”- posts that the greatest ecological impact of sex is a baby. And that “probably the human population is the most threatening force on earth”. Comments came with complaints: “Who can believe that babies are not ecofriendly? Are they not the future of the planet? “, Asked the readers.
The guide to greener sex includes these 10 items.
Buy latex condoms in bulk. If you buy a unit, unnecessary packaging is consumed. The debate on the biodegradability of latex and goes for long, and depends on what type of lubricant is used. Meanwhile, the latex is the only barrier to stop babies and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). There are condoms made from the intestine of lambs, which are biodegradable, prevents pregnancy but not STDs. The polyurethane are not biodegradable. Never throw them to the toilet, plug pipes and pollute waterways. It is better to be trash.
Friends of the planet recommend opting for more natural formulas. Check that are not manufactured with petroleum. Avoid those with essences, artificial flavors and colors, and prefer those identified as “organic”.
3) Sex Toys:
The soft plastic can have phthalates or phthalate esters, the chemical that is used to make plastics as hard as PVC. This is a toxic substance. In 2004 it was banned the use of a range of phthalates in toys for children. TreeHugger suggests using toys made of glass, metal, plastic or silicone disk. Or put a condom on a dildo suspected toxic. Obviously, with rechargeable batteries.
4) Bamboo in bed:
It has antimicrobial properties, is growing fast and is a renewable source. In addition, it is fashionable and sexy in a bed as in the silky sheets that are made with its fibers.
5) Natural fibers underwear:
Hemp, bamboo, cotton, silk and other natural fibres. Choose these materials for underwear and lingerie. Best if adjusted and slippery. You can also get lingerie garments made from recycled elements. Prefer the good quality, that lasts longer.
The incandescent lamps are a sin to waste. And the low consumption can be avoided, replacing them with candles craft. They create a nice climate and non-renewable energies are not wasted.
7 ) Natural Aphrodisiacs:
Ginko biloba and ginseng are world famous and historic to turn on skintemperature. Like celery, cinnamon, cloves, pistachios, hazelnuts, chocolate, coffee, avocado and Rocket are some of the food can awaken the senses. Also wine and champagne.
Oils with natural extracts to do massages, coffee and chocolate developed under the Fair Trade or prepare a aphrodisiac dinner are some of the ideas from environmentalists concerned to make a gift to end up in bed.
9) Sex & Fun:
A bathing for two not only serves to save water. Bicycling does not pollute and generates endorphins, which predispose better for sexual activity. Some types of yoga, especially the kundalini, raises energy centers associated with sex and work on them. The gymnastics from china also has an ancient tradition of exercises to improve sexual health.
10) Green Juices:
There are strong rumors that saps the love of the people who follow a vegetarian diet are more sweet. And we know that reducing meat consumption is one of the great acts of eco-altruism. Anyone who is unable to do so, even for one season test, can always try to find a vegetarian lover.