Cleaning Green

Our guest blogger this week is Jenny McDee who has shared her article on cleaning green, this is a good reminder of easy ways we can all clean green at home.  If there’s any reason to not use cleaning products which contain toxic chemicals then recent results from a study by Dr. Cecile Svanes of the University of Bergen should convince you: they found that 13.7 percent of women developed asthma from cleaning the home. In order …


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Choose Natural Checklist

  There are many reasons as to why you should ‘clean green’  the main one being the potential health hazard associated with conventional cleaning products. Is it really worth the risk when the latest information shows exposure over time is linked to asthma, eczema, hormone disruption and reproductive toxicity. The latest product under scrutiny is bleach, a 30-year study done by Harvard University and the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research has found …


Smog Free Tower by Daan Roosegaarde dezeen


A tower that cleans the air

I’ve been loving the sunshine we’ve been having lately because it means I can open up all the doors and windows and give the house a thorough airing. We are very lucky in New Zealand that our pollution levels aren’t too high, but overseas in the large cities it can be unbearable. Which is why I like this story about a tower which purifies a million cubic feet of air in an hour.