1. 10 Simple Ways to Stay Healthy at Work

    Most of us spend a lot of our lives at work. An estimated 10.3 total years, actually. That’s why it’s so important that we try to keep healthy while at work. This not only means making sure we don’t dig into the donuts in the staff kitchen too often, but also making sure we stay active and create a healthy workspace. 10 Simple Ways…


  2. DIY All-Natural Laundry Powder

    The average 4-person American family does a whopping 80 pounds of laundry a week. Wowza, that’s a lot of laundry! It’s also a lot of laundry detergent. Unfortunately, most common, store-bought laundry detergents are filled with unhealthy chemicals. We and our families are exposed to the chemicals in laundry detergents both when they are made airborne during the laundry process,…


  3. 6 Simple & Natural Home Cleaning DIYs Made With Just 6 Ingredients

    It’s ironic that home cleaning products are often a major source of indoor air pollution. After all, we buy them with the intention of making our homes healthier, safer places — not chemical dumping grounds! But many of the chemicals found in conventional cleaning products have health implications ranging from headaches and skin sensitivity to endocrine disruption and increased risk of…


  4. Packing a Non-Toxic & Eco-Friendly Lunchbox

    “I would send you a bouquet of newly-sharpened pencils if I knew your name and address.” (You’ve Got Mail, anyone?) Well, it’s upon us yet again: a new school year. I don’t know about you, but summer totally flew by. I literally had to do a double-take when I saw Thanksgiving decorations for sale at the mall last weekend. (Should we start a…


  5. 7 Plants that Improve Indoor Air Quality by Removing Chemicals

    Indoor air quality can be up to seven times more polluted than outdoor air! This is due to toxic chemicals in household cleaning products, air “fresheners” (a very ironic misnomer since they do nothing but pollute the air!), carpeting, furniture varnishes and glues, products treated with fire retardants, and personal care products. Since we spend most of our time indoors,…