Biodegradable City

We have always used biodegradable diapers in our home and tried to stop using other deposable anythings like cups, straws, paper towels etc. But if you take a look at the amount of plastic that goes into just making the trash bags and zip lock bags we use, it’s enough to make someone cry. Straight into our planet for the next million years for our children’s children to deal with. There are AMAZING alternatives that I have found, and if you have Amazon Prime you get them shipped free, without tax. I just wanted to share some bags that are as good (if not better) than the ones you are using that are killing our planet. Here ya go!

Two alternatives to rock your world (and save it).

Heavy Duty Garbage Bags (for your kitchen bins):

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Freezer Bags:

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Both are right on Amazon and easy as pie to have delivered within 2 days, shipping is FREE. Hopefully these help, I have tried a number of companies with weak bags and these stand the true test. Enjoy!

 

 

All Natural Cleaner

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When I use most floor cleaners to mop my floors, I’m usually left walking around on a sticky but clean surface. I don’t have hours to clean the floor and then rinse them all over again with water to remove any residue. I like to clean, but I don’t LOVE to clean. Not that much. And, you already know I have stopped all usage of toxic chemicals in my house as well, so I have been using Wholefoods bought natural stuff. This STILL leaves my floor a tad bit sticky after I use it. Clean, but sticky.

SO! Here is the easiest recipe of all time and it is 100% natural and won’t cause harm to your health or your family’s health AND gets your floor (and house) super clean and bacteria free!!!!!!!

1. Fill sink or bucket with warm water

2. Add 1 healthy squirt Dr. Bronner’s Castile Soap

3. Add 1 cup White Vinegar

4. Add 10 drop Tea Tree Oil

5. Add the juice from from 1 Lemon

That’s it folks. Clean floors, clean house, clean toilets, clean conscious, happy planet, happy baby, happy husband, and happy mommy. No sticky residue, and the combination of ingredients will have your house sparkling and germ free. Enjoy!

Diaper Genie – With a Twist

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I didn’t go for the whole Diaper Genie at first. I was like, “Why do I need that? My small trash can with the lid works just fine! Yay me!” And then Jack became older and older and his poops started smelling worse and worse and finally I was like, “Dang boy!” and I buckled and bought one. First thing that came to my mind, besides that I wished I had thought of this genius invention myself and was making millions from it, was that it seemed very un-eco-friendly and that it also seemed a little expensive. I mean, the refills are like $16 (which means about $400-$500 a year), they only last a short time, and none of it is biodegradable. I bought one anyways because of the stink, but immediately worked on figuring a way around both the cost and the anti-earth friendly aspects of my new purchase. BOOM, done and done. Here is the skinny.

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