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Tips for using household waste in the garden

With all this time at home, I – like many of us – have taken this opportunity to do some work in my garden. It’s such a great stress-reducing activity; one that kids can help with and one that yields such satisfying results. I’m certainly no master gardener, but I have been learning how to use some of my household scraps, otherwise destined for landfill, to improve my beds, and I’m going to share some of those tips with you today. Composting Some of you may have compost bins already. I’m relatively new to the home compost but have been happy with how easy it is to do, and how much it reduces our garbage output. But you certainly do...

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10 toxic products that you probably have in your home right now

Today, and every day, I think it’s fair to say that most of us are trying to keep ourselves and our loved ones as safe and healthy as we can. Right now that means staying home, but let’s take a few minutes to talk about how we can make sure that our home is filled with safe and healthy products. Did you know that many everyday products are potentially dangerous, and can make us sick? They may contain chemicals and release toxins that time and time again are shown to be bad for humans. Our mission at Absolute Green is to make products that are safe for you, and safe for your pets, and today we’re sharing a list of...

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Beat the isolation blues with our 14-day spring cleaning guide

We at Absolute Green sincerely hope that you and your loved ones are keeping well, in these uncertain and unsettling times. Self-care is always important, but right now, especially, we hope that you’re looking after your health, both physical and mental. We also recognize that we can all use a little distraction from what’s going on around us, and that many of us are self-isolating and might have some extra time to take care of our home environment. So, what better time than now to create a full on, day by day, 2 week spring cleaning guide! Day 1: Declutter your closets Start your spring cleaning by lightening your load. Go through your clothes and your kids’ clothes and shoes....

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Managing Anxiety During Trying Times

There are times when all the news you read or hear all seems to be bad. The world can seem overwhelming and our hearts and brains need a break to recharge, and refocus. If you’re feeling overwhelmed by what’s going on around us, we’ve got some great ideas to help you get control of your feelings, and realign your thoughts to manage anxiety. 1. Meditation I really can’t recommend this enough for dealing with stress, improving focus and learning to control your thoughts (good or bad). Taking the time to meditate has proven to help manage stress, reduce anxiety, promote emotional healing and more. If you’ve never done it before, there are likely guided meditation groups in your area that...

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Unexpected Ways to Use Baking Soda for a Toxin-free Home

If you’re determined to make your home toxin-free, think about what alternatives you can use for the some of the chemical products that you currently use around the house. Along with using Absolute Green’s all-natural products, have you ever thought about the many ways that baking soda can help you with your toughest cleaning jobs? It’s cheap, it’s non-toxic, and it is so effective! Odor Absorbing Power You probably already know that you can use it in your fridge to absorb fridge smells;  that’s a no-brainer. But did you know that the same odor-absorbing power can be used outside your fridge? Sprinkle it on mattresses, pet beds, and even furniture. Leave for a couple hours, and vacuum away to freshen...

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