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10 Green Products to Buy If You Don’t DIY: Home Edition

I am a fan of making my own cleaning products because I feel it’s cheaper and cleaner for me to do so. I’ve also been doing it long enough that it doesn’t take me long to make a batch of laundry detergent or whip up some homemade body scrub. However, I realize that not everyone out there feels the same way.

In fact a good friend of mine is a fan of green living but not a fan of the DIY portion of the program and she often asks me what products that she should buy that are safe, healthy or at least eco-friendly, so I decided to make up this list of 10 Green Products to Try If You Don’t DIY. It’s made up of products that I have used myself (Yes, sometimes I do actually buy products), or that friends have told me that they use. So if you’re looking for a comprehensive list of green products to use to clean your home, this list* is for you:

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DIY Citrus Cleanser

Want to scrub your tub and sink really well without using chemicals? Head to the kitchen, the pantry and the fridge to make your own DIY Citrus Cleanser.  Not only will your bathroom smell awesome, this method is great for cleaning that ring around the tub and sink. Here’s what you’ll need… Continue reading


Care&s Laundry Tablets Review

When I attended the NY GreenFest this summer, I ran into quite a few vendors with products that I thought were pretty interesting. I even mentioned a few of them in this post. Well one of those vendors was Christina Anderson and her eco-friendly laundry product Care&s. What makes this product so unique is that it comes in the form of tablets. 1 tablet cleans one  load of laundry, and contains no sulfates, harmful surfactants, phosphates, perfume, optical brightener or bleach. It’s 100% biodegradable and cleans well at low temperatures. She even claims that the product is harmless to injest! (I.did.not.try.this.)  Here is my review of the Care&s Laundry Tablets. Continue reading