Woot! Time for another another exclusive discount for NatureMoms readers, courtesy of one of my favorite online stores, Reuseit. The discount is available for their uber stylish glass water bottles found here. I have one myself (see above) and I use it all the time for water and hubby uses it for iced coffee. It makes the rounds during the warmer spring and summer months! I like that the design is simple and it is easy to clean. Below are some of the lovely designs you can get: Glass … [Read more...]
Reusable Bottles BPA Free for Everyone!
I have dedicated a fair amount of time to exploring safe sippy cups and sports-type bottles for kids on this blog but haven't really explored the options for mom and dad. Of course it is important that we aren't sucking down BPA either and having a water bottle around is one of the best ways to ensure we actually drink our water throughout the day. The PET disposable bottles are probably the worst thing we could use. They are single use and add to the waste stream. They also have leaching … [Read more...]
Plastic Bags Banned
San Francisco's city council voted Tuesday (March 27, 2007) to become the first U.S. city to ban plastic bags from large supermarkets to help promote recycling. Under the legislation approved by the city's Board of Supervisors, large supermarkets and drugstores will not be allowed to offer plastic bags made from petroleum products starting in six months. All of this is being done to reduce the amount of plastic bags being consumed and ending up in our landfills and to encourage recycling. Since … [Read more...]