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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storing food in glass containers in order to reduce plastics

Ways to Reduce Plastics for a Greener Home

At this point, it’s impossible to ignore the harm that plastics are doing to the environment. They can contain harmful chemicals, they don’t break down in landfills, and they’re wreaking havoc on the oceans. Going plastic-free sounds daunting. If you stop to think about it, plastic is in so many of our everyday household items: plastic […]

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