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Is Microfiber an Earth-Friendly Cleaning Choice?

Is Microfiber an Earth-Friendly Cleaning Choice?

6 Reasons Why It Is

As an outdoorsy girl from Colorado, I’m passionate about our environment and minimizing our impact to it. One issue that I’ve been tracking for quite som read more

One Fight You’ll Want Your Kids to Join

One Fight You’ll Want Your Kids to Join

Solving the Problem of Plastic: Getting Your Kids Involved

If you’re like most people, you’re probably already aware some of the pitfalls of plastic in our society. read more

5 Toxic Ingredients in Body Care Products

5 Toxic Ingredients in Body Care Products

Do you ever touch something silky this time of year, only to have it snag on your dry skin? In winter our hands, heels, elbows (not to mention lips!) can all chap and appear rough and flaky. read more

7 Reasons to Try Microfiber Made Recycled Plastic

7 Reasons to Try Microfiber Made Recycled Plastic

From shoes to travel bags, skateboards to sunglasses, all kinds of useful things are now being created from recycled plastic. And that’s good, especially considering read more

7 Tips for Stopping Bacterial Growth in Towels

7 Tips for Stopping Bacterial Growth in Towels

It’s not a pleasant thought, but it turns out that common, everyday kitchen towels may be one of the most likely places in your home for enteric bacteria to hide out.


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How to Safely Clear Up Spotty Dishware

How to Safely Clear Up Spotty Dishware

Hard Water Woes: Why Rinse Aids Are Worth a Second Look

If you live in an area with hard water then you’ve probably experienced spotty, filmy dishes and glassware that your poor d read more

Tips for More Sustainable Holiday Gatherings

Tips for More Sustainable Holiday Gatherings

Tips for More Sustainable Holiday Gatherings

In the hustle and bustle of the season, staying mindful of our environmental impact can sometimes take a back seat to more pressing m read more

The Link Between Chemicals and the Potential of Cancer

The Link Between Chemicals and the Potential of Cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

As the use of chemicals has risen in the U.S. and other industrialized countries, so have cancer rates. Today, it's estimated that a read more

What Is Body Burden and What Can I Do About It?

What Is Body Burden and What Can I Do About It?

15 Ways to Lower Your Body Burden

It’s called Body Burden—the alphabet soup of pollutants that accumulate in and contaminate our bodies. And though we’ve touched on it read more

How Bleach May Be Harming Your Children

How Bleach May Be Harming Your Children

Bleach is a chemical we often use to sterilize and whiten everything from our clothing to our countertops, so we’re in contact with it quite a bit in our everyday lives.

This chemic read more

The Trashy 12

The Trashy 12

12 Major Sources of Plastic Pollution

“We throw things away when we don’t know where ‘away’ is.” Angela Pozzi, Founder, The Washed Ashore read more

Disposable Wet Wipes Causing Issues for Local Treatment Plants

Disposable Wet Wipes Causing Issues for Local Treatment Plants

With an increased desire for convenience and items that are easily disposed of, we may be doing more harm to the environment than we realize. This is especially true with one of the most commonly u read more