The last few years has experienced tremendous growth in the manufacture and sale of eco-friendly or green detergents. As people continue to remove unnecessary chemicals from their home, detergents have come under fire. Let’s take a look at the differences between green and traditional detergents.
Traditional Laundry Detergents.
Laundry detergents, in today’s use, are a fairly new invention. They…
September 22nd is World Car Free Day. The global event encourages motorists to give up their cars for a day in support of more green modes of travel such as a train, bus, bicycle, carpool, vanpool, subway, or walk.
You’ve cleaned the house and are about to wrap up. The last step is to spray your air freshener around the room and on the fabric to give your space that extra fresh smell. Sound like a familiar activity in your home? Depending on what products you use, you could be introducing deadly toxins into your air.
Chemicals in Air Fresheners.
The topic of toxins in air fresheners has been studied by…
Happy #ZeDay! The Global 24 hour Moratorium on the use of #FossilFuels
- Don’t use or burn oil or gas or coal.
- Minimize (or eliminate) your use of electricity generated by fossil fuels.
- Don’t put anyone in harm’s way: All essential and emergency services operate normally.
- Do your best, have fun, enjoy the day!
Our world is counting on us! –
Be #Eco: Join the #Green and Share the Love! 💚
Do you have a clogged drain or slow flowing sink? Are you out of Drano or do you just not like the idea of pouring that toxic slurry down the sink?
Here are some tips to help your drain without any harsh chemicals or extra trips to the store. And the best part is you probably already have all the supplies you need.
Supplies to Fix Your Clogged Drain
Scented Candle Toxins.
We’ve all used them at one time or another – those lovely scented candles that help with everything from stress relief to aromatherapy. What you may not have realized however, is that scented candles are loaded with toxins. Problems with candles arise from the artificial fragrances, artificial dyes, type of wax used, and heavy metals used in the wicks.
Ozone Layer Preservation & Awareness.
Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) are toxins historically found in spray aerosols and have been identified as the primary cause for ozone breakdown. As the chemicals break…
How Well do Plants Clean Our Air?
NASA had scientists study how air cleaning plants removed toxins inside confined spaces. With the advent of new homes and buildings becoming more energy efficient, we have created indoor living spaces that are sealed tight. This allows for toxins to build up in the living space with little chance to escape. Since NASA has environments where they have no ability…
How Effective is Your Home Insulation?
Few things in a home have a greater impact to your comfort and monthly utility bills than your insulation. Consider this; roughly half of your home’s energy use is for heating and air conditioning. Homes that allow that conditioned air to escape use more energy. A leaky drafty home simply costs more money and creates a larger carbon footprint than necessary.…
Follow our easy tips to reduce water heater costs.
Your water heater provides a wonderful modern convenience. Think about it the next time you are washing your hands or taking a shower. What you may not realize is that the financial and environmental cost for that convenience is high. And the more hot water you use, the higher those costs get. The good news is…