Seventh Generation

6 Alternatives to Dryer Sheets + 2 Reasons You Should Care

Annie B. Bond by Annie B. Bond | January 18th, 2012 | 22 Comments
topic: Detox, Green Living, Health & Wellness | tags: chemical-free, dryer balls, dryer sheets, eco-friendly cleaning, laundry, non-toxic cleaning, Seventh Generation, static cling, toxic chemicals, toxins, vinegar

dryer sheetsA few days after friend’s daughter started doing some office work for me, I became bothered by the smell of dryer sheets from her clothes. I had to ask her to stop using them — at least on the clothes she wore when she came to my house. She said she was glad to comply, but didn’t know you could dry clothes without using dryer sheets. My jaw hung open, and I marveled at the power of advertising.

Is Your Spring Cleaning Stuck in the 20th Century?

Annie B. Bond by Annie B. Bond | February 23rd, 2011 | 15 Comments
topic: Green Living, Healthy Home | tags: carpet, counters, eco-friendly, floors, green cleaners, microfiber cloths, mop, non-toxic cleaning, recycled doormats, Seventh Generation, spring cleaning, steam cleaner, surfaces, toxic chemicals, UV rays, UV sanitizing wand

sexy nature cleaner

Using toxic chemicals is so last century. If you’re still doing your spring cleaning the same way you always have, this is the year to change it up — and save money in the process. Make these five updates and clean the house top to bottom without taking a toll on your health or your wallet.

Of Soap Nuts and Washboards

Kimberly Delaney by Kimberly Delaney | August 20th, 2008 | No Comments
topic: Green Living | tags: clothes, ECOS, Ecover, energy efficient, Energy Star, laundry, laundry detergent, Seventh Generation, soap nuts, washing machine

You’ve chosen your eco-fashion line-up for the coming season — and that’s no small investment. Now it’s time to keep those clothes looking bright and clean for as long as possible without harming the environment. No, that doesn’t mean we should all meet at the river with our washboards. But, if we really want to reduce our impact, we do need to do things a little differently

“Sex & the City’s” Organic Baby! Plus: Heidi Fleiss’ Eco-Brothel

Suzanne Byrne by Suzanne Byrne | January 18th, 2008 | No Comments
topic: Green Living, Healthy Home | tags: Anthony Kiedis, Art of Elysium, Celebrity Planet, Chris Noth, green baby clothes, green cleaning products, green parenting, Heidi Fleiss, Jason Bateman, Johnny Depp, Lynda Fassa, organic clothes, Seventh Generation

By the time you read this, Mr. Big will probably be a — gasp! — daddy.