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How to Clean Up After Your Downward Dog

A good hour of yoga can leave you feeling relaxed, energized, and introspective. It can also leave you with soggy clothes and a wet mat. Kathy Swanson, a New Englander with a passion for everything natural, recently added Happy Yoga Mat to her collection of Kathy’s Family Products. It’s made […]

Eco Links to Green Your Week

Don’t miss these green reads: When you’re picking your way through a furniture sale – what’s perfect for renovation? Here are ten good suggestions, based on years of experience! Another ten – this time, America’s top 10 walkable cities, from The Daily Green. We’re all for rediscovering our legs – […]

The Air in There

Is all that under-counter composting creating a "curious" scent in your otherwise lovely abode? First, get yourself a composting container like Kim’s that neutralizes odor (and looks so lovely you’ll bring it out from under the sink). Next, brush up on Sarah’s tips to keep the air fresh in your […]

Non-Toxic Tips for Cleaning Household Metal

As the sun moves through its yearly apex, the bright rays shine through my windows and bring light to all those dirty little things I was able to ignore in the darker winter months. There are great tips all over EcoSalon for naturally removing the nitty gritty from your kitchen […]

Green Clean Your Home into Spring

I trudge through winter – the rain and cold and dry skin – with as much enthusiasm as possible for someone whose fingers go numb walking from my car to my front door.  That isn’t to say I don’t enjoy the coldest season of the year – the cashmere sweaters […]

Links to Green Your Weekend

Read through all our articles for the week? At a loose end? Curl up with a few of these…The home of Good Housekeeping over in Harlem, NY, has had an eco-friendly makeover. LEED-certified, the new building opens July 30th and is running tours of the premises shortly after. (Ecorazzi gave […]

Eco-Friendly, Organic Linen Spray

I’ve been doing a lot of business traveling of late and my sense of smell is on overload. Maybe I’m becoming more sensitive, or maybe even the best hotel room can turn musty and stale over time. Opening the sliding glass door to the balcony is a lovely option during […]

An Air Purifier Steve Jobs Could Love

Who says your air filter has to look like hospital equipment and command lots of space in your bedroom? The compact module Blueair AirPod is taking the allergy world by sneeze and storm. Call them the little purifiers that could. Perhaps it’s the packaging, even more magnetic than those perky […]

Question: What's Missing From This Picture?

Answer: your clothes. EcoSalon wants you to air your laundry. In some parts of the world, people routinely hang their laundry out to dry instead of using electric or gas dryers. And I’m not talking about the developing world. It is common not to even own a dryer in Europe. […]

Yellowed Workout Tees? Don’t Sweat It

Summer sunshine and gorgeous weather make for the ideal conditions to get moving – whether hiking, running, biking with your family or simply taking your dog for a walk. But working out in the heat, always comes with a side of sweat, and all too often sweat-stained clothing make laundry […]

4mula's Smart Solution to the Packaging Problem

 4mula is a line of aromatherapy bath and body products with a brilliant idea: create holistic potions out of natural ingredients in lasting reusable packaging that is so attractive you’ll never want to toss it. I love the concept of beautiful packaging that you can either refill with the same […]

Clean the 5 Most Common Stains, Naturally

There’s little I find more frustrating than walking away from an evening meal in my favourite Italian restaurant, looking down and finding I’ve spilled olive oil on the front of one of my best shirts. Here come the gallons of caustic, paint-stripping eco-hostile chemicals, futile trips to the cleaners, and […]

Eco Links to Green Your Weekend

Check out what’s going on in green: Prince Charles is on the warpath again – this time he’s pointing the finger at architects who seek to improve the green credibility of ecologically unsound buildings by adding ineffective innovations, reports the Telegraph. A good anti-greenwashing stance – except his comments also […]

Top 5 Eco-Friendly Cleaning Recipes

We all know that baking soda can be used to clean everything from your counter tops to your teeth. But did you know that there are plenty of other eco-friendly cleaners that you can whip up with a few common kitchen ingredients? Here are five of our favorites. Vodka laundry […]

Vinegar: The Dark Horse In Your Pantry

If you’re creeped out by the loads of chemicals lurking in traditional cleaning products, one of the purest and safest ways to keep your home spotless is by mixing up cleaning solutions yourself. And if you think you’ll need to turn your kitchen into some sort of DIY eco-friendly cleaning lab, […]

Solay Simple Makes Cleaning Easy and Eco-Friendly

We’ve all purchased household cleaners that weren’t as effective as their commercials led us to believe, but those days are over. While the leading ingredient in the Solay Simple multi-purpose cleaner is pure Himalayan crystal salt, you don’t have to take its label’s ardent claims with a grain of salt. […]

Save the Planet, Save Cash: 25 Best Ways to Green Your Green

“Going eco-friendly…doesn’t that cost extra?” Tired of hearing that line? So are we. So let’s bury this assumption once and for all! Here’s how to save a ton of cash. 1. Change to Compact Fluorescent Lightbulbs. LED lightbulbs will be greener, but right now they’re pricey – while CFLs are […]

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Yellowed Workout Tees? Don’t Sweat It

Summer sunshine and gorgeous weather make for the ideal conditions to get moving – whether hiking, running, biking with your family or simply taking your dog for a walk. But working out in the heat, always comes with a side of sweat, and all too often sweat-stained clothing make laundry […]

Vinegar: The Dark Horse In Your Pantry

If you’re creeped out by the loads of chemicals lurking in traditional cleaning products, one of the purest and safest ways to keep your home spotless is by mixing up cleaning solutions yourself. And if you think you’ll need to turn your kitchen into some sort of DIY eco-friendly cleaning lab, […]

When Composting Goes to the Dogs

Dog gone it, not again! My gluttonous pug – not satisfied with a veggie burger chew toy – has gone bin diving in my compost bucket and recycling bags. These receptacles for reusable waste are placed securely under the sink and not so securely beside the other trash cans in the […]

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