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Zero Waste Week: on cleaning & waste

Mr M and I produce very little non-recyclable waste, typically less than one small bag per week, which mostly contains pet food packaging, as well as a small bag of Dante’s spent litter.* Our waste, rather than the cat’s, might consist of a couple of plastic food wrappers, some greasy aluminium foil, a meat bone once in a blue moon or maybe some hair dye paraphernalia (reluctantly, a weakness of mine). 750 more words

Low-impact Living

Step by step go ...

Banyak kali shobat, relasi, family, n sedulur warga Indonesia yg berdomisili di manca negara get dolar step by step oleh karena mereka membawak oleh2 RAPRIMA. 34 more words


Laundry Soap!

Yes, I jumped on the homemade laundry soap bandwagon. About 2 years ago my fabulous sister-in-law, Angie, gave me a recipe. It is easy, cheap, and lasts a super long time. 188 more words

Arm & Hammer Washing Soda

Wool - The Natural Fire Retardant

Natural Fire Retardants used at The Futon Shop:

1) wool
2) Boric Acid

The Futon Shop follows the rules and regulation of 16 CFR 1633 and uses possible natural flame retardants to keep with their mission to stay eco-friendly in their mattresses. 360 more words

Bed Bugs & Dust Mites

Bed Bugs

What are bed bugs?

Bed bugs have been found to look like small, oval brown insects that are found in beds. These bugs have flat bodies the size of an apple seeds. 393 more words

Are there fire retardants in my mattress?

Flame Retardants can be extremely harmful to ones health. So it is best to reduce the exposure to these chemicals whenever possible. One such place you want to make sure this is the case is your mattress. 231 more words

Borate and Borax

Borate and Borax

The reason that laws have been mandated to control fire resistant mattresses is consumer safety from deadly house fires. The latest federal fire regulation is 16 CFR part 1633, which requires all mattresses to pass an open flame test. 904 more words