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Want to make DIY cleaning products? Here’s how.

diy cleaning products Ingredients 2 gallons water1/2 cup Super Washing Soda1/2 cup Baking Soda3/4 cup castile soap (I use Dr. Bronner’s in lavender)30 drops of your favorite essential oils Directions: Measure out the Washing Soda and pour into a bucket. Cover with warm water until it dissolves. Add the baking soda to the mix. Fill up your...
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sustainable gifts for men

7 Useful and Sustainable Gifts for him

sustainable gifts for men Having trouble finding sustainable gifts for him, aka the men in your life? Stress no more ! Although Ecolabo is still very busy with women’s goods, we wrote this article to help you out, especially during the holiday period. Even if your boyfriend/parents/bro isn’t into sustainability yet, surprise him with the...
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Ecolabo’s Ethical Christmas Gift Selection by Oriane and Victoria

ethical christmas list We thought we would make this highly requested article a bit personal by sharing our own Christmas lists. Even though we’re not going to actually buy all of these items in such little time (because we are conscious buyers), we thought it would be interesting for you to see what we’re coveting...
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green friday

Celebrate Green Friday 4 Ways

Green Friday : Swapping is one of the most promising ways of fighting waste in our everyday lives. My sister/friends and I swap things all the time. It helps us feel like we have something new without really buying. Bringing together your close friends and swapping things with them is a cool way to give...
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Co-Founder Oriane On What Made Her Go Eco

Go green: I’ve also realized that living a more natural lifestyle came with incomparable benefits for the health. We can only do as much to protect ourselves from external pollution factors. I’ve also become obsessed with taking care of my body, especially when it comes to nutrition.   I’d always considered myself as someone that...
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capsule wardrobe

What Is A Capsule Wardrobe And How Did It Improve Our Lives?

The goal here is not so much to buy new clothes to fit the wardrobe, it’s to make a selection of things that fit together. If you do want to treat yourself, you would need to make sure that it will fit into your capsule, so it’s not an impulse buy that you will wear...
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We Just Experienced a Waste Free Period, Here’s How

Zero waste period: We tried Cyclo’s organic cotton pads with a bit of aprehension though. We had no idea how it would feel. I usually use Natracare biodegradable pads which are a good intermediate option – along with organic tampons. Still, waste is waste and sometimes these “biodegradable” items aren’t what they seem.   Elise...
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Protect coral reefs with this easy swap

sunscreen for coral reefs: The chemicals mentioned above penetrate the skin and go into our bloodstream, which makes them extremely toxic compounds. The worse of them is oxybenzone, due to its high skin penetration, hormone disruption, skin allergies and cell damage. If you want to achieve a beautiful tan the natural way, but also maintain...
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