Author Archives: kwallace

The Chaos of Clutter

Clutter is something that is a part of all our lives. When clutter is present harmony is not.  With clutter comes complexity and chaos.  Chaos leads to waste and complexity leads to quality issues with products and processes.  An organized … Continue reading

Vampire Power

Unplugging electric devices saves money.  That is something I am sure we have all heard at some point, but how often do we actually do it? A large part of your expense when it comes to the energy bill can … Continue reading

Improving IAQ While You Winterize Your Home

Indoor air has been found to be 1-5 times more polluted than the air outdoors.  Poor Indoor Air Quality can lead to a variety of health problems such as asthma, headaches, dry eyes, nasal congestion, nausea, and fatigue.  Certain paints, … Continue reading

Black Friday Special First

Black Friday is traditionally known as the day that retailers traditionally moved into profitability for the year; it is the day that they moved from “in the red” to “in the black”.  It has been the single biggest shopping day … Continue reading

DIY Carpet Cleaning

Cleaning your carpets is especially important during the transition from fall into winter.  With all of the leaves and dirt that are tracked in, DIY carpet cleaning is perfect for cutting the dirt before the cold months ahead. Below are … Continue reading

Being Eco-Friendly & Getting Organized

Organizing to ease stress levels can be done in ways that are thoughtful to the environment.   Here are some organization ideas for the eco-friendly minded: Reduce:  Always think before you buy; the less stuff you have, the less you … Continue reading

Be Green for Halloween!

Commonly, Halloween is a time of year for tricking and treating, ghosts and goblins, and of course boat loads of candy.  October 31st is just around the corner and the Halloween spirit is in the air.  All of the activities … Continue reading

Adult Cooties: Germs at the Gym

One of the many health benefits of regular exercise is that it boosts the immune system.  Ironically, the gym where many of us do our daily workout is swarming with germs and bacteria which, if you’re not careful, can do … Continue reading

The 7 Sins of Greenwashing

Greenwashing is a marketing strategy where a product or service is portrayed as eco-friendly when, in fact, it may not be.  It is a way that marketers pull the wool over the eyes of consumers.  Greenwashing is the environmental version … Continue reading

[InfoGraphic] Natural Cleaning Part 2: DIY Pantry Recipes

Currently green cleaning practices appear to be on the rise as more and more shoppers are making it a priority to clean for health. With more consumers making the leap from traditional to green another inevitable question has arisen: homemade … Continue reading