One of the best parts of the summer for me is hitting the lake with family and friends. I love relaxing on the water and feeling the sun on my skin. What I don’t love is jumping through hurdles to find the safest sunscreen among all the different varieties on store shelves. This year though, sunscreen manufacturers are required to make a few important changes to their sunscreen labels. While these changes will help you Do Your Part to make the healthiest sunscreen choice for your family – there’s still plenty of homework for you to do.
Going green at home doesn’t mean spending a whole lot of money on home improvements or investing in expensive pieces of furniture or the latest and greatest in green technology. Instead, there are ways to find all sorts of ways to use less, waste less, and save more without blowing your budget. Today I’m focusing on how to Do Your Part in the living room for a healthier home.
We have heard a lot this week about the power of women. We’ve heard how we’ve impacted the presidential election and many close statewide races. But today, I’m not talking about the power of women politically. I want to talk about the power of women when it comes to creating healthier homes, demanding safer products, and ultimately creating a more sustainable lifestyle for our families. Do Your Part and realize the big impact you have – today.
I know a handful of people who have gotten their hands on the new iPhone 5. And with millions more people buying the same product, it got me to thinking about recycling all the stuff in our home that’s outdated or used up. Most people know to turn in an old smartphone for credit with their service provider or sell it for cash at a number of stores or online spots but what about the other things that are a little trickier? Do Your Part and check out my ‘Top 5 Solutions to Your Recycling Problems’.
When it comes to cleaning our homes, most of us want to make sure of one thing – that we are doing a deep clean and actually disinfecting the rooms and surfaces in our house. Here’s the thing. You don’t need chemical-based cleaners to kill germs. Do Your Part and find safer and just as effective disinfecting options that will work for every spot in your home.