Baking soda with vinegar and a blue bucket with a white cleaning towel

Eco-Friendly Cleaning: Shine and Sparkle!

Have you ever looked at all of the warnings on the back of your cleaning supply bottles? You’ll typically find frankly frightening language! Many commercial cleaning supplies are pure poison; some even carry precautions to wear respiratory protection or goggles. So here’s a question: if a product is potentially toxic for you, what effect might it have on […]

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The Best Tips for Eco-Friendly Outdoor Grilling

Food cooked outdoors on a grill or in a smoker can brighten one’s weekend. Even apartment dwellers who have a balcony or a porch can enjoy the taste of outdoor barbecue (of course, if allowed by management). However, as a recent article in Grist notes has stated, the environmentally-friendly outdoor grill master has some options. In fact, […]

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Green Living: Local Food for More Eco-Friendly Meals

Maybe you love your imported Italian cheeses. Maybe you have a fondness for exotic Asian snacks.  Nobody’s telling you to give those things up, completely. But let’s take a look at ways you can help the environment through your choice to purchase locally-produced foods for more Eco-friendly meals. Less Fuel Used to Transport Food Let’s face […]

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