Styrofoam surrounds us: it makes up our disposable cups and plates, packing materials, egg cartons, crafts, insulation, portable freezers… the list goes on into seeming infinity. Considering how much of it we use, it makes sense to ask the question: is styrofoam recyclable? In other words, is this material that we use every day of our lives able to be reused? If not, what … [Read more...] about Is Styrofoam Recyclable? How to dispose of it the right way?
In the modern tech-driven world, batteries have become an essential part of our daily lives. From running a business on our laptops and cellphones to powering several household devices and even our cars now, we now depend on them for several use cases. However, with so many types available for different purposes, knowing how to dispose of batteries can be difficult. As a … [Read more...] about How to Dispose of a Battery Properly
When you’re selecting paint to put up in your house, you shouldn’t just be picky about the color. You should also consider if the paint brand you’ve selected is “zero VOC.” Paint brands that are not zero or low VOC contain harmful ingredients that could cause unpleasant health effects such as asthma and eye irritation. But what is zero VOC paint? Why is it harmful to human … [Read more...] about Zero VOC Paint – What are the best no VOC brands?
We all want to do our part to protect the Earth, and reducing plastic waste can have a huge impact on our carbon footprint. One way to cut down on plastic use is to switch to a reusable water bottle. It takes 17 million barrels of oil to make one year's supply of bottled water, and while PET plastics are marketed as recyclable, 38 billion water bottles end up in US landfills … [Read more...] about Best Reusable Water Bottle – Which Are the Top Eco-Friendly Brands?
We've all done it. You've split a glass of red wine down your shirt or your dog has brought something unpleasant into the house and dropped it onto your carpet. A stain remover is something you probably reach for on an almost daily basis. Except, most of the stain removing products that live under your sink have less than healthy ingredients. There's a reason why you keep those … [Read more...] about How To Make a DIY Natural Stain Remover – Homemade recipe for carpets and laundry