I had to visit my local landfill the other day, to dump the deck I took out. If you ever wanted motivation to reduce your consumption and your trash output, just sit around at your local landfill for a while. What kind of lessons can we learn from a landfill? Don’t be lazy, think about the materials you use, look out for the little guy, and more.
Cloth diapers, mud stains from a preschooler, and food stains on my cloth napkins—is there a green cleaning routine that can handle all this? I’ve tested out some green laundry cleaning products and I’m sharing my results with you here.
After having to clean my own bathroom for the first time in a long time, I decided to take some of these "green" products for a spin to see how they did on the adult and kids bathrooms.
We had a great time at the Eugene Earth Day 2009 Celebration, where we got to see some great little electric vehicles. Read on to see why my daughter wants one. (I told her not until she gets her license … in another 13 years. HA)
This year, I made a commitment to go paperless in my house by using cloth napkins and towels. To help me reach that goal, I found a wonderful seamstress at Etsy to repurpose all of our old baby receiving blankets into new napkins for the family.