In the quest of greening your home or business there are many steps you can take. These include not using paper products, buying new energy efficient light bulbs and making sure your washer is full when you’re doing laundry. However, if you want to kick your green mission up a notch, here are a few products that are simply too cool to miss.
You may already know that clothing made from hemp is all natural or maybe you purchase already worn clothes so you’re recycling. Those are both great ideas, but I’m not sure you knew that sustainable clothing could look so good. Cool Planet Store offers Eco Luxury Lingerie! They call it “luxury with a conscience.” The sexy styles are made from organic cotton, organic silk or bamboo. These undergarments look nothing like you might buy from the local hemp clothing store. Spectacular!
The Consumer Electronics Show held this month always showcases designs that are eye-catching and revolutionary. This year’s show was no exception and one product that is simple yet amazing, and can be used by consumers in everyday life, is called the Airnergy. The handheld device taps into Wi-Fi wireless signals to charge small devices – like cell phones. No electricity used…and the maker, RCA, says a phone can charge go from 30 percent to fully charged in just an hour and a half. No more worrying about finding an outlet when you’re somewhere inconvenient like a restaurant or airport.
Forget changing out your guest towels! TOTO’s Clean Dry hand dryer is relatively quiet and the manufacturer swears it will dry your hands within 12 seconds. The air isn’t heated, cutting down on electrical consumption and the washing of towels or paper towel usage. The retail price is $578.
There are a plethora of products you can find when you’re planning for baby’s arrival. You may want to invest in organic glass bottles. No more worrying about deadly chemicals leaking out of plastic baby bottles. Plus they’re simple to keep clean. You can also find organic baby mattresses made out of rubber and untreated birch, cloth diapers and even baby wipes which are washer safe. Recycling at its finest!
Ready to blast that pet fur off your couches? The Fur-Zoff looks, of all strange things, like a rounded pumice stone. The stone sweeps pet hair forward and has received some good reviews. Even better – it’s made from 90 percent recycled material. Better than that? It’s only $9.99.