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How to effectively disinfect and kill coronavirus

Like many of us, I've been reading so many different suggestions on how we should be cleaning our home, belongings and clothes to protect ourselves and our families from COVID-19. Does the virus live in our clothes, on our mail, on our groceries? How do we safely kill it? By now you’ve probably heard that the virus can live for varying periods of time on different surfaces. A recent study found that the virus can survive up to four hours on copper, up to 24 hours on cardboard, and up to two to three days on plastic and stainless steel. Researchers have also found that the virus can remain as droplets in the air for up to three hours before they...

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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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Stay Local, Stay Healthy!

There has never been a better time to support small and local businesses, as the global pandemic has put so many lives and livelihoods at risk. We’re seeing so many small business come through as heroes, changing workflows to meet the needs of their communities. Last week we launched Absolute Green’s newest product: hand sanitizer! Thank you to our wonderful customers for your enthusiastic support of this new product. We’re so happy to have your business, and to help you keep yourselves and your loved ones safe and healthy. We’ve also been offering free, local delivery of orders to our neighbors in Metuchen and Edison, NJ. As a small business, we’re especially grateful to our local communities that support our...

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Using Aromatherapy for Stress, Anxiety, Focus and Sleep

We’ve talked before about ways to calm our anxiety, but today I’m going to tell you a little bit more about using scents and aromatherapy to help set your mood. You’ve probably heard or seen people talking about essential oils, which seems to be a big new trend! It’s important to note that researchers have differing opinions on whether aromatherapy works. Depression and anxiety are real, and serious, mental health concerns and if you believe that you are suffering from either of these to the detriment of living your best life you should talk to your doctor. Essential oils and diffusers are readily available for purchase from your favorite online retailer, or stores like Target. Ones of the home, the...

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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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