Going green isn’t just a fad or sound business practice; it’s a way of life.
Most of us, if we had the choice, would opt for environmentally friendly, recycled or sustainable. In fact, 88 percent of Americans support taking care of the environment and more than 70 percent say they consider the environment when shopping, according to recent studies.
Luckily, commerce agrees.
Stores continue to add green products to their shelves and consumers eagerly consume. With the increasing number of innovative ideas, where do you start? Our answer is a resounding: Anywhere.
Following are some of our favorite creative products that will help you keep a green home.
Toss the aluminum and plastic; there’s a new wrap in town. Made of organic muslin, this fabric wrap molds with your hands. Simply use, wash (when necessary) and repeat. Works especially well with bread and cheese. Each wrap lasts about a year.
Good Natured Brand
Two moms from Maine are behind this all-natural laundry soap and surface cleaner so you know they have to be good. And the Green Seal and Whole Food Eco-Scale rating confirms it.
In 2011, Kerin Lindahl tossed her plastic bags and set out to find a viable alternative. The result? Reusable sandwich and snack bags that are pretty and practical.
Thieves Household Cleaner
With all of the essential oils on the market, there’s no reason to spray toxic cleansers in your home. The sweet (lemon) and spicy (cinnamon and cloves) Thieves Household Cleaner can be used on just about any surface and yes, it absolutely works.
Keep your veggies fresh and reduce food waste with these organic cotton bags. You can even wash and store produce without having to wait for it to dry.