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Five Easy Zero Waste Swaps That Will Save You Money

Zero Waste seems to be the term of the day among green living communities. If you’re new to the idea, but interested, we’ve got five easy zero waste swaps that are going to save you money in the long run, and will have a positive impact on the earth. First of all: what does “zero waste” even mean? Zero waste is a term that’s used to describe a lifestyle that supports sustainable, eco-friendly living. Specifically, it’s a movement that avoids the products and packaging that end up in landfills, but choosing diy, or compostable or sustainable alternatives. While it’s nearly impossible to be completely without waste, the goal is to change our habits to reduce our household waste output as...

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Unexpected Ways to Use Baking Soda for a Toxin-free Home

If you’re determined to make your home toxin-free, think about what alternatives you can use for the some of the chemical products that you currently use around the house. Along with using Absolute Green’s all-natural products, have you ever thought about the many ways that baking soda can help you with your toughest cleaning jobs? It’s cheap, it’s non-toxic, and it is so effective! Odor Absorbing Power You probably already know that you can use it in your fridge to absorb fridge smells;  that’s a no-brainer. But did you know that the same odor-absorbing power can be used outside your fridge? Sprinkle it on mattresses, pet beds, and even furniture. Leave for a couple hours, and vacuum away to freshen...

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Creating a Stress-Free Home Environment

Recently, after a long day at work, I found myself walking home with my two small kids in tow, in the rain. No umbrella of course because I have a bad habit of ignoring the weather reports. We were wet, grumpy and cold, and it was not a shining parenting moment. But when I walked in the door of our home and turned on the lights, I was struck by the sense of warmth and security we’ve created at home, and the long day and the rain and the cold all fell away, and I felt thankful. This is not to say my home was tidy (it wasn’t), or large (it’s not). It’s old and often dusty and occasionally feels like there’s one upgrade after...

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