Sex is a great activity for tons of reasons, including the fact that it’s easier on the environment than other ways to pass the time — like say, jet-skiing for example. But, a quickie (or a long-y) can have negative environmental consequences because of chemicals found in sex toys, the process of making a condom, or even how long you leave the water running when doing the dirty in the shower.

Check out these tips — from organic linens to lubing it up sans creepy chemicals — for how to have healthier sex without leaving a major carbon footprint in your lovemaking wake.

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