Posts Tagged ‘reusable’

Natural, vegan and cruelty-free hair and body products in reusable, returnable, refillable aluminum bottles. Eliminating single-use plastic one bottle at a time!

Travel Size Shampoo, Conditioner, Body Wash and Body Lotion - Rosemary, Mint, Vanilla - Sulfate Free, Refillable Bottle, 2.5 oz

We tried the above travel size shampoo, conditioner, body wash and body lotion. The natural ingredients of all these products were gentle and effective. The scent of rosemary, mint, vanilla was light but nice. Plaine Products are cruelty free and they have a terrific goal of eliminating single use plastic with their reuse system. The video below shows how this refill system works. Please check them out!

 

Plaine Products provided these products to help facilitate the writing of an honest review. A positive review is not guaranteed, and all opinions are my own. No other compensation was received.

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Planet Wise

Their mission?

To reduce our environmental impact, all products have been thoroughly researched and are all PVC-free and lead-free (a surprising fact is that many zippers have been painted using paint that contains lead). All the products we have developed are reusable and have been designed to replace disposable items; helping to reduce waste that ends up in the landfills. Planet Wise Wet Bags™ have been designed to be useful for every age from young children, in diapers, to the mature adult transporting shoes, cosmetics, swimwear, or gym wear. Also, our packaging is printed on recycled/recyclable paper using soy-based ink.

My review

The Planet Wise Wipe Pouch is designed for hand wipes. It can be used for numerous other things too & I’d recommend it only for the other things. When using it with wipes, I found that the the outside of the bag felt very damp while the wipes inside started to dry out.

The Wipe Pouch misses the mark when aiming to keep wipes. But when used as a stylish reusable option for storing say, markers or small bottles of shampoo/lotion, I think it would be great☮

I received a Wipe Pouch from Planet Wise to help facilitate the writing of an honest review. A positive review is not guaranteed, and all opinions are my own. No other compensation was received.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Reyn Spooner : Oahu based company known for it’s authentic Hawaiian-inspired fashion.

Check out this Eco bag. True island style. And with ten percent of the proceeds from the eco bag product line being donated to support the Hawaii Wildlife Fund, it’s really something to smile about!

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With plastic bags banned from the islands, the Reyn Spooner eco bag is a distinctive and green alternative for island shopping. And for those of us on the mainland, we can be Eco in true Aloha style.

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All Reyn Spooner Eco Bags are made in Hawaii. The bags are made with remnants from the production of the Aloha shirts and shorts making each bag unique. Available in two sizes, they all have a reverse-print look for a softer, sun-warmed style.


Wrinkle free. Reusable. Upcycled. Unique. Purposeful. Fashionable.


Reyn Spooner Eco Bags are available in stores (Hawaii) and online. Visit their Facebook page for good stuff like discounts and giveaways.

Notes From Dawn received the Reyn Spooner eco bag in exchange for an honest review. A positive review is not guaranteed, and all opinions are my own. No other compensation was received.

 

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Super Undies

 Super Undies doesn’t just make potty training pants, we make potty training fun.  Our potty training products come in a variety of styles to suit your lifestyle the best, but all of them have this great hidden pocket that allows you to adjust the absorbency of your training pants. Each potty trainer can go from a diaper to training pants and back, just by using inserts! Now when you need the absorbency of a diaper, you don’t have to bust out disposables, which can cause potty training confusion and delay the process. Just use Super Undies!

Reviewed: Hybrid Undies

LIKE. The Hybrid Undies are potty training pants and an alternative to disposables (in this case, an alternative to pull-ups). Perfect for the last bit of serious toilet training. Good for any DAY time accidents since they give a wet feeling. (they don’t hold much volume, so not “super” absorbent, even with added inserts) 

{My Eco confession: I feel obligated to disclose that I choose to use disposables. Just too much effort and too many cleaning supplies needed otherwise.}

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Notes From Dawn received the Super Undies Hybrid from Super Undies in exchange for an honest review. A positive review is not guaranteed, and all opinions are my own. No other compensation was received.

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bummis

 

In addition to cloth diapers, bummis™ also has a baby swim line. 

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SWIMMI

Bummis™ calls it the “grooviest swimsuit in the universe”. i could not recommend a better swim diaper! it is lightweight, comfy, and easy on and off. available in 4 sizes and 6 beautiful patterns. a great money-saving , re-usable choice. 

i machine wash and hang to dry. remember to put the swimmi together for washing so that the velcro closure doesn’t get stuck to other laundry things. 

did you know? swim diapers do nothing to catch pee. they’re designed to keep solids contained. yes, even disposables won’t do anything for pee. 

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UV-TEE

gotta do sun protection. this tee is soft with stretch to it and is UPF 50. match it to your swimmi.

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SUN CAP

covers the back of the neck. shoulders too. elastic at the back keeps hat on. crown and visor has UPF 50.

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Notes From Dawn received a swimmi, uv-tee, and sun cap from bummis™ in exchange for an honest review. A positive review is not guaranteed, and all opinions are my own. No other compensation was received.

 

 

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Hillhouse Naturals

Mosquito Repellent

Hillhouse Natural’s Natural Mosquito Repellent Candle. Made of 100% soy wax right here in the US. This is the one you are gonna want to get if you are averse to citronella! And if you prefer that your outdoor decor doesn’t have one of those ugly candle buckets. 

After a long run of extremely hot weather – when even the bugs weren’t out – the outside temperature has dropped, allowing us to enjoy those outdoor patios. And my new candle. It looks and smells lovely. [Eucalyptus, Mint Leaf, and Lemongrass] I like the contemporary look of the concrete holder it is in. No skeeters seen 🙂

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Info: 

Citronella and DEET free

Reusable holder

Burns approximately 50 hours

Hillhouse Naturals has “always practiced eco-consciousness and continually finds more ways to do so. Many ingredients are harvested locally, candles are packaged in reusable and recyclable containers, and catalogs printed on recycled paper. Always, it has been the mission of Hillhouse Naturals to create products that use nature’s bounty in a way that preserves the health and beauty of the environment.”

Shop Hillhouse Naturals for a variety of quality home fragrance products including potpourri, candles, sachets, oils, fragrance mist and diffuser reeds. 

Notes From Dawn received a Natural Mosquito Repellent Candle from Hillhouse Naturals in exchange for an honest review. A positive review is not guaranteed, and all opinions are my own. No other compensation was received.

 

 

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Steve Baker, inventor of the DUS-T, created ICHANGE inc. in 2005.  The goal of the company was to enlighten the public to the causes of respiratory damage and skin disorders caused by everyday exposure to the environment.  Steve and his associates have been working diligently to ensure a safe work place, as well as creating a reliable solution to the wasteful disposal masks that have flooded the market. “Green thinking” is the way to a cleaner planet and a healthier environment!

I think you’ll agree that the DUS-T is a great protective garment for you and an Earth kind alternative to disposable dust masks. 

The DUS-T Undershirt – This should accompany the “honey-do” list. It’s perfect for all sorts of jobs. What do you get with the DUS-T? A comfortable shirt that has an attached face mask. The mask part rolls into the collar so the shirt looks like a regular shirt but the mask is there when needed. The mask covers the neck, mouth, and nose; there are ear straps to secure it in place. The DUS-T is made from 100% cotton and washable so it can be worn again the next day. It replaces disposable dust masks and is much more comfortable to wear. It’s made in the USA; available in several styles, colors, and sizes.   

 

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Notes From Dawn received a protective undershirt from DUS-T in exchange for an honest review. A positive review is not guaranteed, and all opinions are my own. No other compensation was received.

 

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How do the sides of your roads look this Spring? Mine are littered with trash. It’s a very sad reminder of how we treat our planet. And plastic bags constitute a large percentage of this roadside waste. I’m proposing a personal ban on single-use plastic shopping bags. Easy enough with a planet e bag, available in various designs to suit your style!

The Collapsible Shopping Bag. Or should I say BOX. This reusable is easy to store in the car and opens into a big useful cube (13 x 11 x 10). The reinforced bottom holds 30 lbs. It’s perfect for keeping groceries from spilling over or sliding around. I’ve also used it for miscellaneous things -like books- in addition to groceries. 

The planet e Basket. It’s made for the grocery store! Or how about a picnic?! This is my favorite replacement to plastic bags. Good for light shopping. Just set it in the cart and fill it up. From store to home, it’s easy ECO.

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Eco-friendly. Re-usable. Durable. Easy to use.

Notes From Dawn received the collapsible shopping bag and the basket from planet e in exchange for an honest review. A positive review is not guaranteed, and all opinions are my own. No other compensation was received.

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WHY GREEN?

Every day on average a person throws three to four baggies away. For a family, that is thousands of bags that get thrown away each year. The bags end up sitting in the landfills for a thousand years.
We offer products that help eliminate the use of plastic and paper, saving the landfills. Say no to waste, yes to reusable stylish and fun.

Yes, it’s another post on reusable bags. Introducing Green Time Bags! If you don’t already use reusable lunch bags, I urge you to give it a try. And for those of you who already enjoy the benefits of green lunch packing, enjoy shopping for some new patterns and styles.

The silverware holder is something I haven’t come across before. I love the idea. (Safer way to pack a knife if you’re like me and need one for that apple!) I’ll be using my yellow silverware holder for my reusable stainless straws.

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Yellow and Blue Flowers On Black Sandwich Bag

GreenTime Bags have a 100% cotton exterior and are lined with nylon and peva fabric. Lots of patterns available and all are designed to replace 1000’s of plastic baggies 🙂

I received a sandwich bag and a silverware bag from GreenTime Bags to help facilitate the writing of an honest review. A positive review is not guaranteed, and all opinions are my own. No other compensation was received.

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Last September I did a review for Wrap-N-Mat. A year later, my Wrap-N-Mat wraps still look and work just as good as day one. The amount of plastic bags I could have tossed into the landfill surely would have been staggering if I hadn’t been using a reusable bag.

Wrap-N-Mat is a family owned business that offers a reusable food wrap and place-mat in one. The original wrap, 13″ x 13″, holds food with a Velcro closure and opens completely in an octagon shape. Opening completely, it serves as a place-mat and makes it super easy to keep clean with no crumbs in corners.

The large pouch is 6 3/4″ x 7″ and is designed to hold your contents in a pouch style envelope.  The large pouch can hold an entire quart of strawberries. 

This “Going Green” print is made from organic cotton that’s lined with LPDE food safe plastic. I love that there are so many fabric patterns and colors to choose from. Each member of the family can have their own design; it’s perfect for those who need a safe way to identify a particular snack due to food intolerance or allergies.

Wrap-N-Mat wraps help stop the unnecessary waste in my day-to-day routine as I take strides to greatly reduce my use of the plastic baggie.

I received the Going Green original wrap and the Going Green large pouch from Wrap-N-Mat to help facilitate the writing of an honest review. A positive review is not guaranteed, and all opinions are my own. No other compensation was received.

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