Back-to-school Eco Baby Steps

For those of us who are trying to lower our overall social and environmental impact, every new situation is an opportunity to find new ways to improve. Greening back-to-school time is not just about replacing high-impact products with other products. Sure, we can help you with school supplies if you need tree-free pencils or if you want … Read more

Green Your Child’s School Supplies

Does your child’s school give you a list of supplies for the first day of school? We can help you choose non-toxic, low-impact school and lunch supplies—and the bag to carry them in. If you are working to avoid toxics at home, the last thing you want to do it give your child a bag … Read more

Sugar: 7 Reasons to Break the Addiction

Several articles and studies in the past week give even more reason to consciously and relentlessly reduce sugar in your family’s diet, especially in the diet of your children as they grow and develop. Sugar consumption is high, probably higher than you realize. Sugar isn’t just in cookies, ice cream, and sodas. Sugar sneaks into … Read more