How To Limit Screen Time for Yourself – Tip & Ideas

How To Limit Screen Time for Yourself – Tip & Ideas

Research on the effects of screen time is ongoing and ever changing. In fact, the term "screen time" itself is already passé. There is plenty we don’t know. But patterns are emerging across everything from personal anecdotes — “if I look at my phone past 11 PM I can’t fall asleep” — to actual studies like this 2019 one from Harvard that explains how our digital devices affect things like sleep and creativity by depriving our brains of boredom and suppressing melatonin secretion.
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12/03/20 Ask Dr. Pete

Ask Dr. Pete: On "Permastank" and Tips for Chronic Spillers

Dr. Pete is back: as 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 he’s here to help, answering everyday questions for chronic spillers and how to get rid of “permastank,” plus why it happens in the first place. Read on for more. 
Dirty Collabs: Karl Jarvis, Conservation Biologist
12/03/20 Dirty Collabs

Dirty Collabs: Karl Jarvis, Conservation Biologist

A Utah native who has spent the past couple decades researching the effects of man-made roads on local wildlife, Karl Jarvis, PhD., is a conservation biologist and professor based in Southwestern Utah. Curious about his work, we talked to Karl about his research and some of his findings over the years, what he’s working on now, and the role he thinks we each have to play in conserving wildlife wherever we are. 

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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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08/18/20 Ask Dr. Pete

Meet Dr. Pete: An Interview with Our Chief Scientist

As 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. We spoke with Dr. Pete to...
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How to Create Positive Vibes At Home: 5 Ways

5 simple ways to love the place you live even moreHome is where the heart is. Home is also, depending whom you ask, where a lot of other things happen—where the cat rips up the sofa, where the lau...
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How Your Stain Removal Tricks Really Work

Everybody Spills. Learn how to clean it up with science using dirty Lab's cleaning tips and tricks. Click to read more.
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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...