Discover the Orb!

Posted by: Rhona Reid On March 21, 2017 7:00 am

 
Fresh, clean laundry makes me happy.  Gathering it from the line outside, or pulling it from the dryer feels great.  I’ll happily outsource most household chores given half the chance, but the laundry I keep for myself.

An Orb-Round Good Guy!
An Orb-Round Good Guy!

Wash Day Blues?

So given this love affair with clean laundry, I was pretty horrified to realize that so many of the products we use to make our clothes and bedding feel wonderful are actually really, really bad for us.

This report shines an unflinching light on the less appealing side of all of those laundry ads. Formaldehyde, methanol and sodium dodecylbenzenesulfonate are common ingredients, and chemicals that we should be trying to avoid at all costs, never …

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Why Alkaline Water Beats Bottled Water Hands Down!

Posted by: Rhona Reid On May 3, 2016 9:00 am

 
In data recently released by the Beverage Marketing Corporation, it was apparent that one area of growth exceeded it’s projected performance.  Sales of bottled water are over and above the industry forecast, and it begs the question why that might be.

Millions of these end up in landfill every year.
Millions of these end up in landfill every year.

Damage Limitation?

A desire to be a bit healthier?  Certainly water is a better option than soda.  An inevitable reaction to the frightening stories about exactly what the water that comes out of your taps might contain?  After Flint came Bruni, and if recent reports are to be believed, there’s more trouble brewing in the pipelines of America.

Disposable Dilemma

But bottled water is a bit of …

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