Archive for the ‘Green Products’ Category
Advantages of using eco bags
Posted on: Sunday, January 27th, 2013 at 3:47 pm
To stop environmental pollution eco bags or environmentally friendly bags are used. They are made from materials which do not degrade the quality of the environment. They cause no harm to our surrounding neither during production nor during disposal. They are either make of cloth or jute or recycled plastic. These recycled plastic are both washable and also hygienic.
They are popularly known as green bags also. Green stands for the bags to be ecologically friendly. Most companies and organizations are shifting to the use of eco bags so as to stop pollution. For people who use and carry with them eco bags they are provided with bonus discounts. These strategies are opted by most organizations so as to make people aware. Some of the organization on the other hand is charging money for people who want to carry their purchased stuff in thin plastic bags.
These eco bags are not only harmless but cost effective too at the same time.
Pluses of using bamboo products
Posted on: Thursday, January 17th, 2013 at 1:21 pm
Bamboo products come with a huge number of benefits. The good part of taking to bamboo is that it’s a renewable product and thus is friendly for the environment. There are other advantages as well and below is a short brief on the plus points of taking to the bamboo products.
Apart from the green advantages, bamboo products are preferred given their softness. Bamboo is softer to softest of cotton and bamboo fabric features a natural shine on its surface which gives the feeling of cashmere or silk. Besides, bamboo fabric is very comfortable and the apparels made from bamboo are anti-fungal, thermal regulating and anti-static. These would keep you drier, warmer, odor free and cooler.
Then, do you know that bamboo fabrics are armed with natural UV guard? Moreover, bamboo products are said to be comparatively safer as being innately anti-microbial, these don’t require additional chemical processing to prevent bacteria.
A replacement of plastic bags
Posted on: Wednesday, November 21st, 2012 at 12:40 pm
In today’s time, everyone should be aware of the damages that are caused to the environment in the name of progress of mankind. Therefore, it is our responsibility to make sure that we do our part in the cause of environment conservation. Now, it is true that in our daily lives it is not always possible to take care of all the aspects but there are some little things that can be dealt with.
One such thing is the use of plastic bags. The problem with this material is that it is non biodegradable. Therefore it remains as it is as it cannot be decomposed. This is very harmful for the earth’s surface and it may also pollute the marine life. Therefore, it is very important that an alternative is used for the plastic bags. May countries have banned the use of the plastic bags and they use paper bags instead.
How to add a green touch to your makeup
Posted on: Monday, September 17th, 2012 at 3:40 pm
If you want to go environment friendly as you apply makeup, you can actually do the planet a favor by doing your bit in order to save it. If you use eye pencils, you can shift to liquid or gel based eyeliners which can give better definition and you won’t have to select wooden materials too. You should always use makeup which has not been tested on animals. When you use eye shadow and compacts, you should try and wash the compact puffs after each use and dry them out so that they don’t have to be bought again and again every time they get dirty.
When you use containers for liquid foundation, then you should try using a container where you can refill theater instead of buying a new bottle every time. Also there are many companies which use natural ingredients instead of harmful chemicals in the makeup. The basic way to go green with makeup is by changing your approach.
Organic herbal products and their positive effects
Posted on: Thursday, April 21st, 2011 at 4:43 pm
A lot of people do not consider organic herbal products when they go shopping. You may be one such person. However you need to understand that organic herbal products have a host of benefits.
Organic herbal products are extremely healthy and will have a positive effect on your immune system. As these organic products are natural, they are absorbed easily by your body. This strengthens you can you will be able to lead a happier, healthier life. The good news is, with more and more people embracing greener ways of living, umpteen numbers of organic herbal products are available in the market.
Organic herbal products have a lot fewer side effects. This is because almost all the components of the product are absorbed by the body. With synthetic products this is never possible and this leads to many side effects. So, save yourself from the harmful chemical reactions with organic herbal products.
How to find the best green deals online
Posted on: Tuesday, February 15th, 2011 at 7:34 pm
When the whole world is going green, can you be far behind? In case if you are wondering how to make best green deal, check the points below. And as shopping through internet is very convenient and systematic, all of us would want to find a deal online.
Use the online services like the PriceGrabbber and Froogle. But, before making any deal, do a little research to get a rough idea on the product and its approximate cost. There are multiple sites on the internet. Browse through them and get a primary idea about the terms and conditions of different companies. It would not take much time.
You will also find customer queries, comments and complaints. Do not miss them out as it gives you a brief idea of the company. After touring through a few sites, you can finally sum up the collected information to arrive at a right decision. Make sure you do not miss out on the best deal.
Promotional gifts – Eco friendly gifts for business
Posted on: Saturday, November 6th, 2010 at 1:07 pm
GREEN – the word is found to be increasingly prevalent in our lives these days. The awareness of living in an eco-friendly environment is slowing catching up with the masses. The need to reach out to others has always been a necessity and there is no other better way than saying it with eco gifts.
With so many multi-national companies grooming up at every corner, it is very important to promote the business ideals that get attention of the consumer. A better way to reach out in business is through a promotional gift that is ideal to the consumers. These gifts can be made out of eco- friendly materials that help in targeting the potential clients and in generating an environmental awareness in a larger way.
Promotional gifts are more cost effective and help in the re-cycling of waste materials. With many options available on eco-friendly gifts, choose from note pads to desk stands. They are all made from recycled materials like any other ecological products. The use of promotional products has become the norm for any company to thrive and to support being green has only made the responsibility even higher. They contribute in saving the environment from hazardous destruction and also help in promoting the business in a friendly way.
Some of the usual promotional products include pens, show pieces and gifts made out of plastic. They are very harmful for the environment. So wisely choose gifts that are made from eco- friendly materials such as corn starch. Select products such as glass or coffee mugs made from recycled material. Companies other than the regular MNCs also promote business through eco gifts to target a wider audience. It is very common for sports brand labels to give away gift like golf products, shoes and balls. Sports and fitness gift ideas are a new concept and are slowly evolving with time. Most of the sports gear are checked for chemical and allergic resistance and made from good quality materials that comply with the green standards.
They can be gifted on any occasion such as birthday, seasonal greetings, special offers, and many more. With simple, minimal design and packing, the recycled product would be a better way to build bridges among people. Always check for the label, to ensure that the gifts are completely eco -friendly and are recyclable.
Promotional gifts are widely appreciated and it makes sense to stay ahead of the rest with unique ways of helping and initiating changes in the society. There are always numerous ways to publicize and gain acknowledgment and going green takes it further by helping to reduce the amount of wastage by recycling and creates a better surrounding for all around us.
Choosing Green Rain Gutters
Posted on: Saturday, September 11th, 2010 at 12:39 pm
Gutters aren’t on your top agenda when to plan to go green. Considering the purpose it serves many people think it is not worth it to invest in such a frivolous place. But think again. Given the purpose a gutter serves it is important to make it eco friendly and green.
Looking at the very basic, you may see that the amount of toxic a gutter or a drain carry can easily cause environmental hazards.So it is necessary to revolutionize your drainage system and one way to do so is by going green. Green drainage systems make for healthy homes. Moreover can help save money big time by preventing expensive moisture/water hazards in basements and attics. It also gives a peace of mind as you know you have invested on something substantive and have secured the future. It is a costly process alright, but nothing compared to the cost of your life. It is worth spending on green gutter because it is long term investment and for secured future.
How To Make Recycled Paper Gifts?
Posted on: Wednesday, June 30th, 2010 at 9:00 am
Paper has become the enigma of otherwise clean compounds when it is not well disposed. However, there are ways to avoid littering the place all over with adoration cards such as birthday and wedding cards through recycling them. There are ways to make recycled paper gifts.
This is done by cutting out the piece of paper and allowing it to dry for at least fifteen minutes. One can then use a ruler to cut any shape they require but this should be done with measured rules to achieve geometry. One can first try basic shapes like a square or a circle before delving into animal shapes like that of a dog or a man.
The finishing touches would involve punching a hole into the gift accessory into which a string is attached. The creator of the recycled paper gift can then write in ink on the attached gift tag to which the gift is to be sent and from whom it emanates from.
How To Use Recycled Softener Containers For Crafts
Posted on: Monday, June 21st, 2010 at 9:00 am
Plastic bottles are one of the most common sites in rubbish pits, but these bottles can be used to make crafts, or other useful items. One can take an awl or a knife and use it to poke holes in the fabric softener’s center, while working from inside the cap.
The container lid can then be removed, and sliced through the bottle, starting from above the top of the handle, to the bottle’s body, and then slanting downwards to the side of the bottle where there is no handle. Once this is complete, one can place the yarn inside the bottle, and then thread the loose end through the handle. This easy steps are a sure way of coming up with a yarn holder.
One can also go ahead and make templates, centerpieces, pincushions, and so forth. To make all this, one only needs to have a sharp knife, and then follow instructions. Otherwise, disposing of old softener containers is not fit for the environment.