Wednesday, December 17, 2008

I'm recycling in the rain...

Totes Eco Umbrella - Green

44 " dia. 100% Recycled PET Plastic Bottles Arc. Made of Bamboo with 70% Recycled Materials Shaft. Opens with the Push of a Button, Shuts with Automatic Push-Button Closure, Easy-Close Fastener. Price: $17.99

Saturday, December 6, 2008

Why Clean Naturally?

Seventh Generation Liquid Dish Detergent, Free & Clear, 48-Ounce Bottles (Case of 6)

Unlike many conventional dish detergents, the Seventh Generation Liquid Dish Detergent does not create unpleasant fumes, will not leave harmful residues, and is safer for the environment. Plant-derived cleaners are made from renewable resources rather than from petroleum. Studies show that making household cleaners from plant-derived materials uses less energy than making the same cleaners from petroleum. Using less energy helps reduce emissions of greenhouse gases. Price: $99.00

Friday, December 5, 2008

Make your life easier

Hamilton Beach 11520 Quick Dry Plus 5-Shelf Garment-Drying Station, White

Instead of draping damp clothes all over the house, or wearing-out delicate garments in the dryer, use this unique appliance--it reduces air drying by up to 75 percent. The unit's ultra-quiet motor gently circulates cool room air evenly over five, large, adjustable mesh shelves to dry garments, even extra-large sweaters. It decreases wear and tear on clothing, minimizes shrinking, and helps avoid the need for dry cleaning. Price: $59.99

Organic and yummy too

YummyEarth Organic Lollipops, Assorted Flavors, 5-Pound Bag

YummyEarth was born out of our commitment to feed our babies, Jonah and Rose, a diet rich in delicious organic foods that are free of yucky chemicals, pesticides and dyes. YummyEarth tastes much better than mass produced chemical candy because we choose real fruit extracts and plant friendly organic ingredients to sweeten our lives and yours. Good for us. Good for mother Earth. Certified organic. 100% Natural colors. No chemical dyes. 100% Natural flavors. Real fruit extracts. 100% Vegan. GMO-free. Allergen free. Egg-free. Soy-free. Nut-free. Gluten-free. Wheat-free. Casein-free. Dairy-free. Flavor assortment may vary. Made in Mexico. Mix of Sour Apple Tart, Pomegranate Pucker, Mango Tango, TooBerry Blueberry, Googly Grape, Strawberry Smash, Very Very Cherry, Wet-Face Watermelon. Price: $26.92

Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Self watering planter

Aqua Planter
The answer to growing beautiful plants all the time. The Aqua Planter is a self-watering system designed to consistently and regularly supply the appropriate amount of water to your plants. The number one reason house plants die is shock from over or under watering. The Aqua Planter prevents waterlogged roots by holding water in its one gallon reservoir until the plant roots are thirsty. Unlike other self-watering containers, the Aqua Planter comes with an easy to read water level indicator. Easy to clean and made from durable virgin plastic; this European design makes managing plants a breeze. Price: $34.00

Monday, August 11, 2008

'A little bit of everything' Hauler

Mountainsmith Modular Hauler 4 System Plus
Enjoy the versatility and function of the Modular Hauler with the benefit of collapsible side reinforcements that hold the Hauler open as you load it, upgraded Hauler features and four foam padded Cubes with longer handles for carrying over the shoulder. Price: $129.00

Monday, July 28, 2008

Solar powered cooking

Sun BD Corp. Tulsi-Hybrid Solar Cooking Oven
#1 hybrid solar oven in America! Solar cook beef & pork roasts, whole chickens or cakes, pies and breads. It'll bake whatever you want: Features: Heats up to 400degrees F. Rugged 95% reflective one-piece reflector panel (Higher reflectivity than a standard glass mirror). Double paned oven window instead of the typical single pane (Condensation virtually eliminated). Double rubber oven seals instead of a single seal (Better long term heat retention). Attachable Temp. Booster reflector panels for (Higher Temperature Cooking). Larger internal cooking chamber (Cook 4 different foods at one time). Accessories (Everything you need to get started solar cooking from day one). 24/7 electric back-up system is energy efficient using typically 75% less electrical energy than your standard in-house oven (The cost to operate is pennies). Rugged suitcase design offers clamshell like protection to internal parts. (Sets up in seconds: Simple as opening a suitcase). Portable for easy transporting (Fits in the trunk of your vehicle). Price: $249.99

Do yourself & the planet a favor

Easy Green Living: The Ultimate Guide to Simple, Eco-Friendly Choices for You and Your Home

We are what we eat, but we also are what we use to clean our homes, pamper our skin, and decorate our rooms, according to Renée Loux, accomplished raw food chef, award-winning author, and host of Fine Living TV's Easy Being Green. In her new book, Easy Green Living, she applies her whole-foods philosophy to home, garden, and beauty routines.
Renée Loux demonstrates that being green at home is easy, affordable, and better in every sense of the word. She discusses the daily choices we face that can keep the home, personal care, and beauty routines free of toxins. She exposes the dirt on cleaning products and common hazardous ingredients and reveals her recommendations for greener options, including her "Green Thumb Guides" for choosing non-toxic, eco-smart, and human-friendly products. Peppered with compelling and inspiring facts, Easy Green Living is full of "5 Step" lists, products and recipes for green cleaning, helpful charts, safer choices for every room, and inspirational advice so we can save the planet--one cleaning spritz at a time.
As recent special issues of Vanity Fair, Time, Newsweek, and other major publications have demonstrated, going green is an idea whose time has come. Whether addressing big-picture topics like renewable energy, or offering simple suggestions for everyday living, this complete lifestyle guide shows that healthier choices don't mean a radical or complicated life change--it is, after all, easy to be green. Price: $16.50

Friday, July 25, 2008

Saving the earth, 6 toothbrushes at a time...

Preserve Toothbrush
100% recycled plastics in handle, at least 25% recycled Stonyfield Farm yogurt cups.
Tri-level virgin nylon bristles with softer outer rows to protect your gums and tooth enamel.
Curved handle, developed with dental professionals, for an effective and thorough cleaning.
Preserve Toothbrush and packaging are completely recyclable with our postage-paid mailer (included with each order). Packaging is reusable travel case with ventilation holes. The Preserve Toothbrush was developed by dentists and engineers to be a high performance brush. Its packaging is designed to have minimal impact on our Earth's resources. Price: $29.00

Organic Healing Facial Treatment

Vitamin C Renewal Facial Creme - 2 oz
This nourishing blend of activated Vitamin C, certified organic botanicals and soothing plant emollients is the ultimate age-defying moisturizer for soft, smooth and radiant skin. Price: $14.74

There is light at the end of the tent

Family Tents - Solar Intent
An industry first! This family tent boasts interior lighting, powered by cutting-edge solar LED technology with red LEDs that won't impair night vision. Floor Size: 11'x11' . Pack Size: 9"x30". Center Height: 6'6". Minimum Weight: 16 lbs 8 oz. Tent Area: 121 sq ft. Windows: 1 Vents: 3 Gear Loft Loops: 4 Flashlight Loops: 1 Storage Pockets: 2 Wall Fabric: 75D 185T polyester taffeta, 800mm coated Fly Fabric: 75D StormShield polyester Floor Fabric: 75D 210T polyester taffeta, 800mm coated Mesh Fabric: 50D polyester no-see-um. Frame: 12.7mm fiberglass, ring & pin. Price: $233.85

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Perfect travel shoe

J-41 Women's Aquarius Vegan Flat
Presenting earth-friendly foot gear designed to encourage your vegan lifestyle, these J-41 Women's Aquarius Vegan Flats feature strappy synthetic-and-mesh uppers for breathability and comfort. The Jeep-engineered traction sole is made of partially recycled rubber, and a memory-foam insole brings a custom fit. Perfect for outdoor adventurists, these lovely flats offer sporty durability without compromising your values. Price: $89.95

Sunday, July 20, 2008

Share your appreciation

Plantable Thank You Card Set
The perfect box of cards to have on hand for those moments you want to share your appreciation. It's a "thank you" that last as the flowers grow and bloom! Contains Eight cards with matching envelopes 2 of each blue pink green and orange per set. Card Dimensions: 4 x 6. When you plant the paper in a pot of soil the seeds will grow into colorful wildflowers including: Bird's Eye, Clarkia, Coreopsis, Poppy, Catchfly, Snap Dragon. Price: $25.00

Courtesy of Alba

Alba Hawaiian Pineapple Facial Scrub - 4 fl. oz.
Pineapple enzymes, certified organic aloe vera and gentle exfoliating corn cob meal smooth away dull surface cells and impurities, while delivering the benefits of soothing aloe, fruit enzymes and awaphui to stressed skin.
This scrub's powerful one-two punch delivers deep cleansing while maintaining your skin's delicate pH and infusing it with healing moisture.
Excellent for all skin types, oily complexions will get great results with 4 applications a week, while more sensitive skin types benefit most from 2 applications per week. Price: $11.95

Saturday, July 19, 2008

Spend Less Time Cleaning

Tidy Table Covers for 48"- 52" Round Tables - 3 Pack
Tidy Table Covers fit your table like a shower cap. Elastic banded edges ensure a snug fit. They are made of durable plastic and are reusable or disposable! Great for Arts and Crafts, Meal Time, Parties, Family Gatherings, On The Go. 3 per package. Price: $9.97

Friday, July 18, 2008

No Stink! Pretty and functional

Norpro 94 Stainless-Steel Composter Keeper
In between trips out to the compost pile, keep food scrap odor to a minimum with the Stainless Steel Compost Keeper. The tight-fitting lid holds a charcoal filter, which controlsodor for up to 6 months. The satin-finish bucket fits under the sink, but it's attractive enough to make its home on the countertop. Features a convenient stainless steel handle that makes carrying the container easy. When dirty, the surface is easy to clean with a soapy sponge. Price: $59.99

Wednesday, July 16, 2008

The joy of soy

Soyabella Soymilk Maker
The Soyabella automatic soy milk maker can be used not only for making soymilk, but also for making milk from beans, rice and nuts in your own kitchen in about 15 minutes. Soyabella is also great for making delicious pureed soups and porridges like split pea soup, butternut squash soup and rice porridge. Soyabella can even grind coffe beans and other dry ingredients with its convenient milling accessories. Soyabella is extremely convenient with different program settings that let you easily control temperature and grinding time with a single touch. Soyabella's multiple attachments allow you to create a cornucopia of recipes without difficult cleaning. Price: $99.99

Wood-Rings cares about the environment

Your Wood Ring gives life to a Tree in America.
Since our founding in 1999, Wood-Rings has incorporated environmental preservation into its practices and products. Wood-Rings cares about the environment. For this reason, Wood-Rings works to restore and enhance trees and forests in North-America.
Our Wood Rings are made for the REAL life...
We are using the best material in the world to craft our rings. We are doing our best to produce with a socially and environmentally responsibility.

Wednesday, July 9, 2008

My own bottled-water factory

Tersano lotus Water Treatment System #LWT100
The lotus Water Treatment System uses a proprietary 2-stage process to purify and filter drinking water: Lotus protects your family from the bacteria and toxins that can sometimes seep into your tap, lake or well water. Features: Countertop system purifies tap water with a proprietary two-stage process. Enjoy great-tasting water that is safer and healthier for your family. Save a fortune compared to bottled water. The first stage adds ozone (O3) to the water to destroy more than 99.99% of bacteria and viruses. The second stage uses activated carbon in a custom-formulated carbon-block filter to remove pesticides, wastes, other chemical contaminants plus any remaining ozone. Ozonation, when combined with carbon filtration, is more effective ù and more cost efficient ù than any competing system utilizing ultraviolet radiation or reverse osmosis or filtration alone. Kills 99.99% of Cryptosporidium, Giardia, E coli and many other pathogens. Effective on visually clear tap, lake and well water. Water costs only pennies per gallon. Price: $149.99

Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Go with the glow

Bare Escentuals Get Started Kit - Medium Beige/Medium ($181 Value)
Begin with the right foundation! If you hate the look and feel of traditional makeup, but you want to cover imperfections, redness, or other skin conditions, join the other seven million women who swear by their bareMinerals - the makeup that performs like a skincare treatment.The Get Started Kit will get you on your way to beautiful, radiant skin. Made of pure crushed minerals from the earth, bareMinerals SPF 15 Foundation looks like a powder, feels like a cream, and buffs on like silk, giving the skin a natural luminosity. It's makeup so pure you can sleep in it. Price: $60.00

Sunday, July 6, 2008

Safe alternative to plastic bottles

Evenflo Classic Glass Nurser 3 Pack
These BPA-free glass bottles help you avoid the risk of baby possibly ingesting chemicals while feeding, providing a safe alternative to common plastic bottles. The CustomFlow Nurser also retains heat and cold well and avoids staining, making clean-up a breeze. And you can see right through them so it's easy to gauge exactly how much baby has consumed. Price: $5.99

Green to your ears

Bottled Up Designs Amber Earrings
Earrings made from reclaimed antique glass gathered from antique glass dump. Antique amber glass from reclaimed Clorox Bottles. Price: $40.00

Beautiful paper, tree-free!

Mango PaperTM 500 Sheet Ream
Our organic papers are made from combining tree free agricultural bio-products coupled with 100% post consumer content to create a beautiful paper that is laser printer compatible. Both the agricultural by-product of the plantations and the post consumer paper create serious solid waste problems worldwide--help combat both with these tree-free papers. A percentage of each sale goes towards a orphanage in San Jose Costa Rica. Price: $34.75

Guilt free luxury shower

Oxygenics Elite SkinCare Showerhead
Take your shower experience to the next level. Do you want to experience a spa-like shower in the comfort of your own bathroom? Are you concerned with water conservation? Now you can luxuriate and save water with an Oxygenics showerhead. Other low-flow showerheads simply restrict water flow. The one-of-a-kind Oxygenics showerhead has 16 air intake ports through which air enters, is mixed with water and accelerated out. The result: an enriched shower with up to 10 times more beneficial air/oxygen that improves circulation, stimulates cell activity and promotes healthier, more youthful-looking skin. Sleek and simple, this showerhead blends into any décor. Select invigorating blast or gentle shower with included flow regulator valve. Oxygenics showerheads use 2.5 gallons per minute or less without "low-flow" restrictors. Conserve without sacrificing a great shower. Designed to save 30% to 70% of water used by traditional shower fixtures. Perfect pressure everytime. Price: $34.90

Saturday, July 5, 2008

Salad made easy

Fit & Fresh Salad Shaker
With separate dressing dispenser! Keep your salad fresh and cool on the go. Dressing dispenser in lid allows you to keep dressing separate from salad. When you?re ready to eat, just twist and shake. Take your own utensils or a granola or nutrition bar on the top storage compartment. All Fit & Fresh™ products are easy to clean, freezer, microwave and top rack dishwasher safe (except for the ice packs). Do not microwave the ice packs. All Fit & Fresh products meet FDA regulations for food grade plastic. Price: $13.32

Never yoga without them

ToeSox Yoga / Pilates Toe Socks, Organic Cotton
These socks fit like a second skin, providing an hygienic alternative to bare feet. Made from pure natural cotton for coolest comfort. Price: $12.99