Did you resolve this New Year to leave a smaller carbon footprint, and the world better than you found it? Check out these user-friendly, eco-savvy cleaning products and tips to making Mother Earth a little better for all of us!
Instead of different bars or bottles of body wash, try a liquid body cleanser, made from 100% biodegradable ingredients like Kiehl's Aloe Vera cleanser.
Instead of shampoo filled with foaming agents and other chemicals, check out Frederic Fekkai Au Naturel, which is infused with beneficial essential oils and organic ingredients, no synthetic fragrance, dyes, and additives and also comes packaged in a bottle made with 40% recycled materials.
For Your Clothes
Earth Friendly Ecos powder laundry detergent has a built-in softener and their filler-free oxygenater Oxo Brite is a perfect whitener and brightener.
Need something more brand-familiar? Everyone is jumping on the smaller-packaging band wagon like All Small & Mighty, which is 3 times concentrated.
For Your Home
Use green versions of your favorite brands like Clorox Green Works. Seventh Generation cleaning products, like their all-purpose cleaner, are non-toxic, biodegradable, hypo-allergenic and don't create harsh fumes.
If you are really looking to "rough it", check out an amazing article from earth easy on homemade substitutions for everything from air fresheners to furniture polish!