What Are Enzyme Detergents and How Do They Work?

What Are Enzyme Detergents and How Do They Work?

Enzymes are byproducts of all living organisms. They are not living organisms themselves; instead, they are proteins that act as catalysts and create many essential biochemical reactions. How do they work in laundry detergents? Read on to learn more. 
Ask Dr. Pete: On Cellulases and Synthetics vs. Natural Ingredients

Ask Dr. Pete: On Cellulases and Synthetics vs. Natural Ingredients

A product inventor, innovator, and sustainability expert, he's the brains behind our Bio Laundry Detergent and was a founding member of The Sustainability Consortium. This month's he's back with more helpful knowledge about cellulases and the real difference between synthetics and natural ingredients.
What is Greenwashing?

What is Greenwashing?

Greenwashing — also known as “green sheen” — is a lie. You’ve seen it before. You might have fallen for it, maybe you’re a skeptic. It’s the marketing that occurs around green-ness, or sustainability, designed to persuade consumers into thinking a product is “good” for the environment. 

Dirty Collabs: Jess Dealy, Atmospheric Scientist and Renewable Energy Expert

Dirty Collabs: Jess Dealy, Atmospheric Scientist and Renewable Energy Expert

A longtime Brooklyn resident currently living in Upstate New York, Jess Dealy knows a lot about something you might have never heard of: offshore wind energy. (If you surf, you might think this has...
How to Do a Load of Laundry: A Guide

How to Do a Load of Laundry: A Guide

Maybe you’ve been doing laundry for years. Maybe it’s your first time. Here’s how to do the job properly while keeping sustainability top of mind.
Why Do Moths Eat Wool? How to Keep your Sweaters Safe.

Why Do Moths Eat Wool? How to Keep your Sweaters Safe.

Keeping the clothes you already have safe and in good condition is one of the best ways to be sustainable with your wardrobe. With winter on its way out (if slowly), here’s a story about moths, why and how they destroy your clothes, and how to keep them safe all year.
What Can Home Cleaning Learn From Clean Beauty?

What Can Home Cleaning Learn From Clean Beauty?

Let’s keep this clean. When it comes to health, the products you clean your house with matter as much as the ones you use on your body. In the past, their formulas tended to be pretty similar to e...
Dirty Collabs: Grizkid, Bear Biologist

Dirty Collabs: Grizkid, Bear Biologist

Growing up in his beloved home state of Montana, Wes Larson, a wildlife and bear biologist known on his social media platforms as “grizkid,” had two things on his mind: wildlife and dinosaurs. His ...
Ask Dr. Pete: On Sanitizing and Sensitive Skin – Tips & Alternatives

Ask Dr. Pete: On Sanitizing and Sensitive Skin – Tips & Alternatives

Dr. Pete is back with more helpful knowledge: everything you need to know about sanitizing, including but not limited to whether there is such a thing as too much; and answering questions you may have asked yourself recently, such as “do I have eczema or is it just winter?”
7 Ways To Reduce Waste & Produce Less Waste At Home

7 Ways To Reduce Waste & Produce Less Waste At Home

We’ve been trained to look for what’s most convenient, even if that compromises the wellbeing of our planet. Now, in order to conserve, individuals have to create their own systems within the wider system: it’s up to each of us to reduce waste. It comes down to changes in habit.
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Good Clean Family Planning: A Clean Ingredient Guide for Families

How to choose safe cleaning products for babies, infants & while nursing (& more).
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Extending the Life of Garments, Fabrics (& Earth)

Easy, earth-friendly ways to make your clothes — and your paycheck — last longer

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Benefits of a 1,4-dioxane Free Laundry Detergent

We made a laundry detergent that’s safe for you and the planet. 1,4-Dioxane is one thing we left out: here’s why.You’re probably not going to find 1,4-Dioxane on a label, but that doesn’t mean it...