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What is Greenwashing & What Does It Impact?

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What is Greenwashing & What Does It Impact?

GreenwashingThe market for eco-friendly products has seen tremendous growth in recent years. As a result, many companies have taken advantage of the movement and have endeavored to brand their products as “green” even when those claims may be a bit of a stretch.

So What is Greenwashing?

It’s greenwashing when a company uses branding or advertising to falsely present their product as environmentally friendly…

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Microfiber Cloths Can Save You Money.

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Microfiber Cloths Can Save You Money.

Microfiber cloths.What if I tell you that microfiber cloths can save you money? What if I can show you how microfiber cloths can be used throughout your home for a natural clean that doesn’t need additional expensive cleaners? Let’s talk about how microfiber cloths save you money and keep your home and car clean without adding any toxic cleaners in the mix.

What Are Microfiber Cloths?

Microfibers are a blend of…

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World Vegetarian Day.

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October 1st is World Vegetarian Day!

World Vegetarian Day

World Vegetarian Day was established in 1977 to recognize the benefits of a vegetarian lifestyle. So won’t you join us in pledging to eat all vegetarian meals today, October 1st?

According to the North American Vegetarian Society, there are 7 primary reasons to be a vegetarian:

  1. Reduce the risk of major killers such as heart disease, stroke and cancer while…

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Homemade Showerhead and Faucet Cleaner.

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Homemade Showerhead and Faucet Cleaner.

Homemade Showerhead and Faucet Cleaner.If you have hard water, you know all about the buildup that happens on your fixtures. You can always tell if it has been awhile since you scrubbed your faucets or showerheads. Before you bring out the rubber gloves and heavy duty bathroom cleaners that are full of questionable ingredients grab some stuff you already have around your home. With a little bit of elbow grease, you can make those…

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Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs).

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Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs).

Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are toxic gases emitted from certain solids or liquids. VOCs include a variety of chemicals with a range of short to long-term heath effects.

Concentrations of many VOCs are consistently higher indoors (up to ten times higher) than outdoors. VOCs are emitted by a wide array of products numbering in the thousands. Examples include: paints and lacquers, paint…

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Environmental Impact of Junk Mail.

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Environmental Impact of Junk Mail.

Junk mailJunk mail by its very definition is one of the most wasteful things that come into our homes. We work to use less energy, conserve water, use less paper, and eat healthy just to have 15 pieces of wasted mail sitting in our box when we get home.

Have any idea what the collective impact is from all the junk mail that gets pushed out every year? Here are some figures for context:

  • 100 billion pieces…

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Switch to Castile Soap, Go Green, & Save Money.

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Castile SoapCastile soap takes you back to a simpler time before harsh detergents. Raw materials to manufacture soaps became scarce during World War I and II. As a result, the alternative to soaps was invented, detergents. The detergents we use today were borne out of necessity. Over the decades those detergents have grown more concentrated and in most cases more toxic.

What many people do not realize is…

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Best Natural Produce Cleaner For Fruits & Vegetables.

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Best Natural Produce Cleaner For Fruits & Vegetables.

A natural produce cleaner is a healthy choice.Natural produce cleaner.

Eating more fruits and vegetables is always a good thing, right? It may not be if you are consuming pesticides or harmful bacteria. Here are some natural produce cleaners that won’t cost much money, so you can bite into that apple and enjoy its natural goodness.

Pesticides

Fruits and vegetables may contain any number of pesticides. Studies have shown…

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