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September’s EcoCentric Mom Box Review



This month's "Mom Box" from EcoCentric Mom contained a great assortment of cleaning products, personal care products, and even a few snacks.     On the laundry front, the box included two sample pouches of Ecover Natural Laundry Powder ZERO, as in fragrance-free.  I'm partial to laundy powder as opposed to liquid in a plastic bottle, […]

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Clean and Green Dry Cleaning Methods Reduce Your Exposure to Toxic Chemicals



"Dry" cleaning is one of those things that sounds like a much better idea than it is. You might have an inkling of that when you step into a dry cleaners to drop off or pick up your laundry and get an overpowering whiff of …yeah, what IS that smell? It's actually a toxic solvent […]

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Do Natural Scents Make You Happy?



Seventh Generation, the green cleaning products company, has used natural plant oils to create three new scented dishwashing liquids: lavender and mint, lemongrass and clementine zest, and fresh citrus and ginger (they still offer their "free and clear" option). In honor of their new products, they asked me to think about favorite scents that bring […]

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Five Steps to a Naturally Green Drain



Let’s face it, clogged or slow moving drains are a bit of a drag. They leave a mess in the sink and actually stink if you wait too long to clean them up. Not so if you aim for a naturally green drain. Most people hastily grab the nearest (and nastiest) drain cleaners they can find, […]

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