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Hold Your Breath: Liquid Glass Changes Everything

Here at EcoSalon we love glass – and we’ve spent years celebrating its use in milk bottles and gorgeously translucent tableware, its almost magical ability to be renewed and reshaped by the elements into something truly sublime. We want glass to shove past plastic and regain the well-deserved status it’s […]

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 […]

DIY: Eco-Friendly Wood Polish

Next time you set out to buff your furniture, toss those toxic cleaners and make your own natural alternative instead with just lemon or lime juice, olive oil and water. It’s a snap: Juice one lemon or two limes and make sure to remove any pulp. (If you’re short on […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Wicked Witch of the Eco-Skies

As a fresh college graduate in the 90s, I liked nothing better than reminding people that I was an "Independent Woman of 90s", totally free to do whatever I wanted. It was during this period in my life that a friend loaned me his copy of the book Wicked. I […]

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, […]

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 […]

Quick 'n Dirty Cleaning

There’s a lot more involved in maintaining a green home than organic cotton towels or reclaimed wood. Green products are the obvious choices when you’re ready to make a purchase, but day-to-day green choices are important, too. With the quick tips below, you can set about the with an eco-friendly […]

7 Creative Uses for Old Tennis Balls

To alleviate stress, some people indulge in aromatherapy, others depend on their monthly massage, while you hit up the tennis courts and leave it to the wrath of your racket. Along with a peaceful state of mind, this effective method of release has left you a basket full of old […]

The Hidden Dangers of 'Fragrance'

Developing a keen eye for ingredients is a big help to navigating the chemical world of beauty products. Even in so-called "natural" products, the word "fragrance" can actually be masking some dark secrets. Thanks to an accidental loophole in FDA regulations, the word "fragrance" can be used as a substitute […]

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. […]

7 Creative Uses for Old Tennis Balls

To alleviate stress, some people indulge in aromatherapy, others depend on their monthly massage, while you hit up the tennis courts and leave it to the wrath of your racket. Along with a peaceful state of mind, this effective method of release has left you a basket full of old […]

An Easy Green Dry Cleaning Trick

Next time you drop off clothes at the local dry cleaners (an environmentally friendly one, I hope), bring a garment bag along and ask them to hold the plastic and paper. I started doing this about six months ago when my dry cleaner began providing simple, black garment bags for […]

Bladder Blues? Natural Remedies for Healing a UTI

If you’re like me and are prone to Urinary Tract Infections (UTI), you  probably dread taking antibiotics and are constantly on a search for natural remedies that allow you to feel normal again. By normal, I mean being able to get to sleep without popping those little brown pills that turn […]

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 […]

Wicked Witch of the Eco-Skies

As a fresh college graduate in the 90s, I liked nothing better than reminding people that I was an "Independent Woman of 90s", totally free to do whatever I wanted. It was during this period in my life that a friend loaned me his copy of the book Wicked. I […]

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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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