Lea Stewart

Top 10 Eco Products from the 2013 International Home + Housewares Show

by , 03/04/13

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Bambooee, the creators of the reusable bamboo towel unveiled their latest products, which include bamboo Swiffer sheets and  toilet paper. The original Bambooee washable towels, replace paper towels which are estimated to create 3,000 tons of waste every day!

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We loved the collection from Solvetta, makers of fold flat lunchboxes in bright colors and patterns. FlatBox-LunchBox folds out to become a germ barrier placemat. The FlatBox-LunchBox is packaged and stored flat, further reducing the distribution cost by 50%. Solvetta is also looking into material alternatives to Neoprene, that are more sustainable and provide better insulation.

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Makers of architectural glass, commonly used to skyscrapers, have been using the EnduroSheild technology for years in order to save water, chemicals, and labor that goes into cleaning. Now EnduroShield is available as a DIY kit for consumers. Applying this non-stick protective coating to glass, tile, ceramic, and stainless steel surfaces will allow the surface to repels grime, dirt, and soap scum. This means that you can extend the time in between cleanings, and use less solutions when you do clean!

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  1. RowdyStJames March 11, 2014 at 3:49 pm

    We use the Wash It detergent-less laundry system. No more toxic chemicals in our laundry or waste water.

    http://www.washit.com

  2. Lea Stewart Lea Stewart June 5, 2013 at 11:38 am
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