One of the most common questions I get from readers is "Where Do I Start"? They may know they want to make some changes but they really have no idea where to begin and that is perfectly normal. It can be daunting when you decide that you want to make your home healthier and greener, especially if all this is new to you. Most of us have time constraints and money constraints so that has to be considered as well. No matter which way you slice it though the easiest way to get started is to just … [Read more...]
Organic Tees Giveaway
No doubt we would all dress ourselves and our kids in organic and natural threads if we could...but for many this is still a not so attainable goal right now. Organic duds cost more and they aren't readily available in the stores we usually shop in. But for those that splurge occasionally and get organic clothes I recently come across two really cool companies that make adorable, organic gear for kids. The first is Green Apple Baby. Not only do they sell gorgeous 100% organic tees with a … [Read more...]
Drop That Bleach!
No surprise here but bleach is not very good for the environement. Adding chlorine (in conventional bleach) to an organic-rich waste stream (like rinse water) leads to the formation of environmentally hazardous byproducts, such as dioxins. Dioxins are carcinogenic. But if chlorine is bad then how do you get your laundry looking bright and white? Well, truthfully I am not so concerned with my duds looking super pearly but I think the following product has potential just the same. Drop that … [Read more...]