Wearing a face mask is one of 2 key steps to slowing the spread of the Covid-19 virus. There’s another key step, however, when it comes to using face masks: it’s critical to use a clean, fresh mask. If you keep using the same mask over and over again, you’re putting on “protection” that may… Read more »
Posts Tagged: sustainable
DIY Toothpaste: Great for You, Super for the Planet!
Simple is good. Homemade is better. Waste-free is supreme! Now combine all three of those in one effective personal hygiene product and you’ve got a winner. Enter DIY Toothpaste. You’ve most likely got each of the ingredients and tools to whip this up in your kitchen. Lord knows you’ve got a small glass jar with… Read more »
The Best (Easiest, Greenest, Cheapest) Water Bottle
If you’re really considering all of “the right things”, choosing a refillable water bottle uses up more mental effort than one small – yet very important – item should. Consider the decision process: Plastic? Lightweight. Easy to drink out of. Healthful, not so much because they leach nasty, carcinogenic chemicals into the water. Huge environmental… Read more »
Just Say Ixnay to Bottled Water!!
We all know how vital getting and staying hydrated is to vibrant health. But drinking bottled water can be hazardous to your health and is definitely toxic to our precious, life-giving planet. Here are some of the many reasons why it’s best to avoid bottled water: There is little regulation on its contents so virtually… Read more »
‘Tis the Season for Sun Tea
It’s time to kick back in the hammock or lawn chair and delight in a cold glass of tea. Let the sun create your favorite brew – caffeinated or herbal – using no energy and keeping the house cool. Making your own iced tea means you get to choose the ingredients for flavor and quality,… Read more »