Chico Company Creates Mens Stylish Hemp Clothing

Parallel Revolution's men's shirts are 97% biodegradable

Parallel Revolution’s men’s shirts are 97% biodegradable

Men’s fashion, especially men’s shirts, has evolved more slowly than the eclectic, often frenetic world of women’s fashion. Chico, California-based company Parallel Revolution is leading the way with changes men can feel good about.

Jake Wade and Andrew Schrage co-founded the company in 2010. Schrage was, according to Wade, an eco-driven guy, so the idea of making sustainable men’s clothing was a natural fit.

When Schrage proposed the idea, Wade had two conditions – that their products should be made of hemp and made in the USA. Schrage agreed and the company was born.

To learn more about the surprising sustainability of this eco-friendly clothing line, see the full article here.

Get rid of mold and mildew naturally with Safe T Air

Safe T Air indoor pollution solutionI hate to admit it but I’ve been living with a pollution problem of the indoor type. For the past six years, my guest bedroom has had a seriously musty, moldy smell that no amount of cleaning or room deodorizer could tame. So when I was asked to test a product called Safe T Air, billed as “the solution to indoor air pollution”, I jumped at the chance.

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Farm Dog Naturals offers safe, cruelty-free pet products

Itching dogAs the proud owner of a newly rescued dog, I’ve been gathering the necessary supplies to help keep my new buddy healthy. While searching one of my favorite green product websites, I came across Farm Dog Naturals, whose products are geared toward helping to reduce trips to the vet naturally.

Farm Dog Naturals’ top quality herbal products are vegan, cruelty-free, nontoxic, biodegradable and can be used in conjunction with each other or individually.

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Wexy Lunch & Munch Bags makes healthy snacking fun for kids

Manufacturers of kid-related products have known for years that kids love bright, colorful packaging and capitalize on that. Two Moms on the Go LLC. turned this to an advantage for parents concerned about giving their kids healthy snacks with their new Wexy Lunch & Munch Bags.

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Screen Magic makes cleaning window screens easy

As spring rapidly morphs into summer, you may think spring cleaning is behind you. But one area you may not have considered – your window screens, which may not have caught your attention for quite a while – are very likely rife with dust and debris.

If the idea of cleaning your screens conjures up hours scrubbing with chemical sprays and multiple trips up and down ladders, there’s a simpler, greener alternative.

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Environmental progress often dubbed “job killers”

It’s been my observation that whenever decisive action is taken that would benefit the environment, the scream goes up that taking such steps will surely mean the death of jobs in that area or region.

Case in point.

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Natural Beauty with Unearthed Paints products

Unearthed Paints use natural raw ingredients in their paints - like clay, lime, chalk and Italian marble

Here in California, spring is bustin’ out all over with blooming fruit trees, nesting birds and wildflowers everywhere. With all this come thoughts of sprucing things up and household “projects”.

Before you head to the hardware or paint store, you’ll want to check out Colorado-based Unearthed Paints and their line of natural paint products.

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Green your holiday wrapping

Of the Earth gift wrap contains 50% recycled content

Getting even more into the spirit of the holidays means putting those holiday cards together, making sure you have the right presents and wrapping them up beautifully (or as best as you can).

Most wrapping paper isn’t recyclable. It’s usually dyed or laminated and can contain additives like gold and silver coloring, glitter and plastics.

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Gaiam – eco-chic dressing for the Holidays

Gaiam's beautiful eco-friendly clothing that lets you look and feel great

With the holidays almost here, there are plenty of details to manage. There’s the food preparation, planning those important friends and family get-togethers and making sure you have all the decorations you need.

Then there’s dressing for the occasion – you want to look and feel great.

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A new plastic – made from cheese

photo by Steve SnodgrassEvery industry faces the same problem when it comes to waste material. Traditionally these leftovers have ended up filling our landfills. But the tide on this has been steadily turning, with companies implementing sustainability initiatives and green practices.

A small group of companies in Spain’s Catalonia region partnered to come up with a solution to the waste problem in the cheese industry and discover ways to reuse the by-product.

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