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Crayons and markers fill landfills each year by the bucket full. I’ve suggested fun ways to recycle crayons, reuse crayons and have fun with markers to make them last longer but what is the Crayola Crayon company doing to be eco-friendly and recycle and reuse their crayons and markers? I have been asking this for a few years now...
Non-profits, business and organizations often have promotional items to pass out at expos, fairs and for "goody bags" that help brand their company, remind the customer of who they are and how they can be reached. It is common to see pens, bags, notebooks, key chains, etc. as promotional items. It is always a challenge to look for an...
Getting dirty, feeling the earth between your fingers, planting the seeds, watching the green sprouts grow into scrumptious vegetables and then tasting this home grown goodness – there isn’t anything like it. There also isn’t anything like growing your own food to make your realize that there are “tricks”, tips and ways to grow your garden so it isn’t...
Toxic Bath Time Video April Fools Day! Welcome to an emergency Green Moms Carnival where some very concerned and wonderful moms, women and bloggers want to educate, inform and empower others to learn about some potentially hazardous ingredients in our babies’ bath soaps and lotions. Women with different backgrounds and educational levels on the chemical compounds, laws and details but...
I have found great pleasure in trying to find safe, BPA non-toxic products for my children to use. It feels as though I am doing something good for them and the environment and that makes me pretty happy. One thing I have tried very hard to do is limit toxic exposure in my children’s lives without moving them into...
Green and Clean Mom is always looking for BPA free products. Yesterday a good friend asked me on the sly as she nudged me, “Come on tell me, going green really is more expensive. You just get to try the products but me, I can’t afford them.” This is a serious question I get asked frequently. If you’re going to go...
Alright moms, there's nothing I hate more than big money winning when it comes to our children and their safety but that is exactly what is about to happen. I've written about BPA dangers here and here and here and given you facts that there is just cause to rid BPA from plastics and to choose alternatives.  I don't...
I've mentioned before, I live in a rural area and by rural I mean, Target is 2 hours away! On my recent family vacation, I spent two hours in Target (sad, I know) and combed the store for non-toxic alternatives for my home and children. One of my favorite BPA free sippys, Foogo was in the camping section...