Earth Day is coming up on April 22nd and we love a holiday that celebrates going green!
Here at Ambre Blends, we are dedicated to being a green business. Not only does it create a healthy environment for our employees and customers, but it helps leads the way for social change. There are several things we do at the Ambre Blends Disco Hut to be a more sustainable, environmentally-conscious company…
Not only are we green at the office, but our staff goes green at home, too! Here’s how we’re celebrating Earth Day this weekend:
“I’m planting all my vegetables in my garden for Earth Day, and I’m also getting a lesson in how to properly compost. I’m deterring to master composting this year!”
“This year, we’re going to a local nursery to purchase a tree we can plant in our yard.”
“On Earth Day weekend each year, I plant a milkweed plant for butterflies, monarchs specifically. I have about seven in my yard now.”
“I had solar panels installed on my house for Earth Day. I’m looking forward to seeing what the sun can do!”
“I come from a family of tree-huggers, and on Earth Day we plant trees on our family farm for generations to enjoy.”
“I bought a battery-powered lawn mower and weed eater to honor Mother Earth and limit my carbon footprint.”
Are your cleaning products worse for your health than the germs they are eliminating? Cleaning chemicals can cause everything from skin irritation to reproductive disorders to cancer, not to mention the toxins that are going down the drain and polluting our water. To celebrate Earth Day this week, we want to help you ditch the chemicals and detoxify your home with these natural alternatives.
J.R. Watkins All-Purpose Cleaner: This spray removes grease and grime from almost all surfaces of your home without using harsh toxins. It’s great for sinks, countertops, floors, walls, appliances and more. The best part of this product is that it is a natural, plant-based, dye-free formula that doesn’t leave streaks behind. Simply spray and wipe clean!
Seventh Generation Dish Liquid: Clean your dishes with the power of plants, complete with scents from essential oils and botanical extracts. You won’t find any dyes or synthetic fragrances in this non-toxic and biodegradable liquid formula that even comes in a 100% recycled plastic bottle. Seventh Generation proves that you don’t need harsh chemicals to cut through grease and dried-on food.
Method Floor Cleaner: The Method Squirt + Mop Hard Floor Cleaner smells so good you’ll want to eat off the floor. And with this no-wax, non-toxic formula, you could if you wanted to! The shower nozzle spray covers your floor in fewer sweeps, and you simply squirt and mop, no need to rinse. Try the ginger yuzu scent, which is a spicy-sweet combination with a little lemongrass and coconut thrown in.
DIY Cleaning Product: Make your own eco-friendly cleaning products using only water, vinegar and lemon juice! Making your own products is great for so many reasons. It’s great on your wallet, there is less packaging waste and they can smell even better than store-bought products. Mix three parts distilled water, one part white vinegar, ½ cup of lemon juice or some drops of lemon essential oil. Add to a spray bottle and shake!
Ecos Liquid Laundry Detergent: If you have sensitive skin, Ecos is the laundry detergent you need to be using. Ecos cleans a full laundry load with only 1.5 ounces and uses magnolia as a natural fabric softener. Certified by the EPA’s Design for the Environment Program, the pH balanced formula is made using sustainable, naturally-derived ingredients.
Ambre Blends Spritzer: Put down the Febreze! Odor-eliminating sprays are packed full of chemicals, and when you spray them in your house the residue lands on everything from your dog’s toys to your baby’s crib. Use our spritzers everywhere from your home to your car to your body. They’re even safe for air travel!