Carbonal Indulgences?

Courtney Miller
Confession: For most of the past year, I haven't been commuting by bike. Without context, this may not seem like a horrible sin - it's been a wet winter, so I get a pass there. And plenty of people don't bike to work, especially in elevationally challenged towns like Asheville....

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DIY Discoveries

Courtney Miller
In supporting your efforts for a fantastically clean 2013, I've decided to summarize the results of my DIY product experimentation last year. No new info, just streamlined. Here you go: Glass Cleaner Hands down, my favorite discovery and the unequivocal best glass cleaner ever is hydrogen peroxide. It provides a...

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GreenWays and Means

Courtney Miller
One of the eco-friendly components of my cleaning business is that, whenever possible, I ride my bike with an attached trailer filled with products and supplies. The majority of my clients live outside of Asheville, so I end up driving often (I offset the miles with a company called TerraPass);...

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Label Lessons 101: Surfactants

Courtney Miller
If you know to look at labels on household and body care products, you know of at least one ingredient to stay away from - a surfactant called sodium laurel sulfate (SLS). Surfactants are marvels of modern chemistry, because they solve the age-old salad dressing problem - the impossibility of...

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Whole Flooz(ie)…?

Courtney Miller
[by Courtney Miller - owner, 2 Wheels and a Mop] Green consumers - moms and non-moms alike - are aware of the importance of using eco-friendly cleaning products. Non-green products damage the environment by polluting the atmosphere and water supply and can negatively impact the health of adults, children, and...

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Living the green dream in WNC

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Welcome to the WNC green blog collective! We are a loosely organized group dedicated to the greening of Western North Carolina.  By day, we bring green building, green cleaning, and green products to the Asheville, NC area.  And once a week we share our random thoughts about green living with...

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