5 single use items to remove from your life, starting now!


1. Dryer Sheets Believe it or not, those lovely fresh rain-lavender-tropical twist-linen scented dryer sheets are filled with various chemicals that can be irritating and harmful to your body! Some of these include: Benzyl alcohol, an upper respiratory tract irritant, Ethyl acetate, which is listed on EPA’s hazardous waste list (!) and Pentane, a VOC […]

Continue Reading , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Blown away by El Hierro


Written by Maria (the Spaniard), we’re blown away by the renewable energy initiatives on El Hierro.  Today we’re writing to you about some interesting initiatives that are going on at the other side of ocean. El Hierro is the smallest island of the Canary Archipelago with a surface of 173 miles and just 10,700 inhabitants. […]

Continue Reading , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,


Maria, Maria, she reminds me of a West Side Story… well. Not exactly. She hasn’t fallen in love with east LA (yet?) but so far, she likes San Diego! Hailing from Sweden via Amsterdam, Maria is with us for a month. Get to know her! Hey! My name is Maria and I’m from Sweden but […]

Continue Reading , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,