favorite green goods for the kitchen
While it’s not terribly hard to find ‘green’ products for the kitchen, it is sometimes hard to find quality green goods that are affordable and actually do their job well. The following is a list of some of my favorite green products that have outperformed other green goods- and often, their traditional non-green counterparts.
All one: The Dr. Bronner’s Recipe for Success
Dr. Bronner’s has long been one of my favorite products, earning a place in my kitchen, bathroom, laundry room, and the garden, and anywhere else that might need a little cleanliness. Why do I, and a billion other people, love Dr. Bronner’s so much? Let’s count the ways:
Healthful on the inside and outside: […]
At home or in your business, you’ll likely be faced with many instances when using a toxic chemical will seem like the only alternative. One of these circumstances is in clogged drains. People may immediately reach for a chemical drain opener and use it repeatedly to get things flowing again.
As this just happened in […]
America’s obesity crisis
America’s affinity for genetically modified crops, monocultures, and processed junk foods has many causes. It’s convenient. It’s heavily advertised to children of all ages. And it’s a cheap way to produce a lot of calories (it’s heavily subsidized). Regardless of the cause, the results are starting to take a “heavy” toll.
Just yesterday, MSNBC covered a story about the Pacific Garbage Patch having grown 100-fold in the last 40 years. In places in the gyre, as it’s called, there are 46 times more plastic bits than there is plankton. Plastic does not biodegrade and persists in the environment for eons, so seeing a pile […]
Black Velvet, If You Please….Is Sustainability the New Religion?
I gave up on organized religion a long time ago. While I didn’t have any idea “what else”, I knew my path didn’t lie with any one faith.
Growing up Catholic, I had an epiphany perhaps as early as age 10 that it just didn’t seem right that any one religion could be “right” more […]
Top Ten Green Business Feeds To Follow On Twitter
There are several key pros and cons of working in a burgeoning young field such as green business. On the positive side, one of the greatest pros is that the industry is full of opportunity, possibility, and innovation. It’s an exciting place to be. On the negative side, however, green business is not yet mature […]
A recent TedX talk on regenerative capitalism caught my eye. The talk was by Michael Kramer, Managing Partner of Natural Investments, a socially responsible investment firm. Regenerative capitalism goes beyond sustainability, because if we just sustain where we are, we’re not making progress. We all know the challenges in changing […]
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