Lysere Body Wash Instructions

Lysere Body Wash | SustainableSuburbia.net

Nordic Lingonberry and Bilberry Extract delicately nourish and cleanse. Unique oil-to foam texture leaves skin supple, moisturized and velvety smooth. Free from synthetic fragrances, sulfates (SLS/SLES), phthalates, formaldehyde, mineral oil and gluten. No animal-derived ingredients. HOW TO USE: When showering, pour a small amount of Body Wash onto a Body Cloth and massage over body.…

Why you should run your washing machine empty, when you first start using Filler Free Washing Powder

When people first start using Norwex washing powder or liquid laundry detergent, I always recommend they start by doing a machine wash. Why? Because if you have been using a conventional washing powder (most brands have a significant amount of fillers) OR a homemade laundry detergent with soap and insufficient vinegar or citric acid to…

Climate Change could mean higher exposure to toxic heavy metals

Climate change means higher exposure to heavy metals | photo: Pheonix Dust Storm by Alan Stark, Flickr | SustainableSuburbia.net

A study published this month gives us even more reason to be concerned about climate change, and to reduce toxic chemical use. ‘People’s exposure to chemical contaminants could increase due to climate change,’ says Dr Bhabananda Biswas, a researcher with the Cooperative Research Centre for Contamination Assessment and Remediation of the Environment (CRC CARE) and the University of South Australia’s Future Industries Institute.

Smoking Out Big Tobacco

Tobacco kills more than seven million people each year, including around 890,000 resulting from exposure to second-hand smoke. (source) It is responsible for over 71% of all cases of lung cancer deaths, 42% of chronic respiratory disease deaths, and nearly 10% of all deaths from cardiovascular disease. Worldwide, 40% of children are exposed to second-hand smoke.…

Norwex Towel Instructions

HAND TOWEL AND BATH TOWELS – BacLock These lightweight, soft bath towels dry you instantly. They absorb 7 times their weight in water, and also dry very quickly. It is best not to launder them with fluffy linty fabrics, as the microfibre will pick up the lint. Just as with the Norwex cleaning cloths, the…

Norwex Stain Remover Instructions

Works without chlorine bleach or other harsh chemicals to penetrate, dissolve and eliminate a variety of stains on contact. It is gentle on delicate fabrics and works in all temperatures. The natural formula is hypoallergenic, biodegradable, non-toxic and free of allergens, dyes, petroleum solvents, phosphates and other harsh chemicals. HOW TO USE: For best results…

Norwex is going to New Zealand!!

Norwex on Purpose: join us for a chance to discover how you can earn extra income while improving the quality of life for your familyand community by radically reducing chemicals in our homes | Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Palmerston North.

Woohoo, Norwex is going BACK to New Zealand for another round of info sessions and giveaways! If you are in NZ or know someone who is and either a) want to try using Norwex yourself, or b) are looking for some way to make some extra income or even a full time job, in a…

What’s Your Why?

In the world of business and entrepreneurial practice, this is a question we are asked to think about, because if you know your why, you are more likely to take the actions needed to get you to your where or what. But it applies in other parts of life too, including learning to live more…

Mindfulness and Simple Living, the Only Way I Know How: One Small Step at a Time

Oh the jealousy, the greed is the unravelling, it’s the unravelling And it undoes all the joy that could be. Joni Mitchell, Blue

It’s hard to reduce consumption when you are always seeing what other people have and wishing for it. It’s hard to be happy with your average size, west facing, three bedroom home when you are busy envying your mother’s lovely sunny north facing living areas, or your friend’s big north facing, fruit tree filled back yard with all its great nooks for kids, or another friend’s four bedroom home with large separate living areas and perhaps a study.

Less Toxic Living is Live – and I’m Giving it Away!

I am so excited to be able to announce that Less Toxic Living is finally available!

An even more exciting announcement is that I am giving away the PDF copy completely FREE!

And, there are free gifts! Only available with a special access code, which I am going to give you! Normally, you get that by buying a paperback copy. But for a limited time you can also get them with the PDF (see the bottom of this post for your special launch access code).