Affordable Ways to Go Eco-Friendly

Eco-friendliness gets a bad rap for being overly expensive, mostly because the first eco-friendly products of the 21st Century were new technology, and thus, they had heftier price tags. In actuality, it’s very affordable to live a green lifestyle. In fact, you can save a ton of money by going green, whether you’re doing home renovation or changing your lifestyle habits. Here are a few ways you can save money or make money by going green. Continue reading

Caboo Paper

Within my day-to-day activities and habits, I am always searching for new alternatives that will help to create a more sustainable lifestyle. I am already teaching my daughter, Sarah, about ways we can lessen our carbon footprint by providing examples of renewable and eco-friendly resources. Thus while I was at the Summer Fancy Food Show this past June, I was pleasantly surprised to learn about the initiatives of Caboo, a Canadian-based company, which has created ecologically sustainable paper products from bamboo and cane sugar.

This concept instantly caught my attention. Not only are their products durable and soft it is also of superior quality. Their toilet paper, kitchen roll and other paper products are made from fast-growing, renewable sugarcane and bamboo instead of trees. You may have seen and or heard of bamboo products such as t-shirts, flooring, umbrellas, and bed sheets. Thus, why is bamboo the ideal resource?

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