Aroma Naturals’ line of fragrant, hand-crafted candles is made from 100% pure plant aromas, according to the company. They also incorporate VegePure natural vegetable waxes, and use lead-free wicks. Candle scents are grouped by the aroma produced, which depends on the essential oil combination used. Concentrated essential oils are extracted from the cells of plants with steam distillation.
New uDoBrush bamboo toothbrushes from uDo, Inc. are not just eco-friendly. For every brush purchased, a uDoBrush will be donated to a child in India who needs one. Both the ergonomically-designed toothbrush handle and the bristles are made from bamboo sourced with fair trade principles, according to the company. These biodegradable, sustainable toothbrushes feature the high tensile strength and antibacterial properties of bamboo.
Protect 22 from EcoBlends helps protect animals against 22 different types of biting insects. Made with 100% natural essential oils, one application lasts four days without the need for reapplication. According to the company, Protect 22 “will not only protect them from disease-carrying pests, but also will provide an anti-inflammatory, antibiotic, anti-fungal and antibacterial effect.”
RADIUS now offers Organic Biodegradable Silk Floss. According to the firm, the floss takes 60–90 days to biodegrade. The silk is sourced from mulberry trees in the mountains. The floss is coated with a natural, vegan candelilla wax.
1 Bag at a Time delivers its 100% organic jute biodegradable shopping bag. The bag boasts soft cotton handles, which make for easy carrying; it is light and strong and has a natural color and handsome styling. Jute is a natural fiber extracted from hemp-related tropical plants. All bags from 1 Bag at a Time can be customized and come in a variety of sizes, colors and shapes.
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RTEM LLC introduced Air’s Clean, an all-natural plant-based air freshener and deodorizer. According to the company, the product “kills mold, mildew and bacteria that cause odors, leaving your indoor space smelling fresh and clean.” The product uses essential oils like thyme, lemon grass and peppermint.
In our health-conscious society, the idea that thin equals healthy has been engrained into most people’s minds. However, thin does not always equal fit, and overweight or obese doesn’t automatically equate to unhealthy.
CamelBak introduces the CambelBak Groove water bottle with a portable water filter that converts ordinary tap water into better-tasting water. It has been proven to withstand extreme conditions, such as those in a dishwasher, so it is guaranteed for life. The filter is plant based and is simply inserted into the bottle. Just bite the mouthpiece and it opens, automatically closing when you are finished. By using one filter, you can replace up to 375 disposable bottles.
Woolzies from Soft By Nature, Inc. are neither a dryer sheet nor a liquid softener; they are handmade dryer balls from New Zealand that help cut drying time by 25% and reduce wrinkling and static by separating clothes and allowing more hot air to pass over them, says the company. With no added fragrance or chemicals, these dryer balls are an eco-friendly addition to your laundry routine.
World’s Best Cat Litter announces an overhaul of its packaging, Web site and logo to go along with changes in product names. The changes emphasize the whole-kernel corn litter’s high-performance odor control, clumping and natural ingredients.