Walk the cleaning aisle of any major grocery store and you’ll find a chemical cocktail to remedy every conceivable household mess. Got a clog? Dump a bottle of solvent down the drain. Baked-on oven scum? There’s an aerosol for that. Funky smelling sports gear? “Freshen” it up with a misty veil of fresh linen fragrance. It all begs the question: what’s in this stuff, anyway? Which chemicals are we flushing into our water… Read More »35 Easy Eco-Friendly Home Cleaning Hacks You Wish You’d Known Sooner
While growing up, plastic wrap and re-sealable zipper storage bags were a lunch bag mainstay; my sandwiches, cookies and other snacks were all wrapped in filmy Cellophane. And if you cracked open our fridge or freezer, you’d find all sorts of leftovers and half-consumed fruit and veggies swathed in disposable plastic, too. Fast-forward to 2020 and you’re likely to have seen an Instagram post or headline talking about beeswax food… Read More »What is Beeswax Food Wrap (And Does it Really Work?)
Ready to clean up your laundry routine? Dryer balls are a great way to ditch fabric softeners and dryer sheets, neither of which are good for the environment or our skin. But how do dry balls work? And will they actually improve the efficiency of your dryer? What are dryer balls? Dryer balls are used to improve the efficiency of an electric tumble dryer by shortening the length of a… Read More »Will Wool Dryer Balls Help My Clothes Dry Faster?