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Sustainable Spring Cleaning: Reducing Our Crimes against the Environment

  Spring is finally here and everybody is getting ready for a fresh start. We are all ready to declutter and embrace this tradition that turns our house back into a home. What we’re especially excited about is embracing a more natural and sustainable way of cleaning without damaging the environment. There are quite a few cleaning habits that damage the environment without our knowledge including spraying harmful chemicals into the air, the use of bleaches, sprays and chemicals in plastic containers and dependence on paper towels and wipes. Let’s forget the toxic cleaners and opt for a more organic alternative that effectively gets the job done while remaining eco-friendly. Here are a few tips that will help with your...

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Eco-friendly Shipping: Everything You Need to Know to Make Sustainable Shipping Choices.

The Environmental  Impact and Global Shipping.  Next day deliveries are great! More even, tracking your orders and seeing every time stamp to see exactly where your product is, just builds up the excitement. In a matter of no time there is your favorite person at the front door, yes, the delivery person with a big smile and pleasantly hands over your package. You’re probably even thrilled by the fact you’ve opted to offset your carbon footprint by choosing plastic-free packaging or at least more sustainable packaging. Which is all worthwhile, however, shipping has a bigger environmental impact, read on to find out how.   The great thing about modern technology is that we have more shipping options at our disposal. Further,...

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Top 5 Sustainable Ways to Beat the Winter Blues

Winter means chilly air, frosty snow, and lots of blankets. However, it also means winter blues and a phenomenon called seasonal affective disorder. About 5% of Americans experience this form of seasonal depression each year, and somewhere around 10-20% of Americans experience a milder form of it. Areas of the world that receive fewer hours of daylight are more prone to seasonal affective disorder. This makes sense because the cause of winter blues is a lack of natural sunlight. Low light equals a drop in serotonin and an increase in melatonin production. However, it is possible to fight off those winter blues, and you can even do it in a sustainable manner. Let’s find out. Beat the Winter Blues- Sustainably...

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New Year to Rethink, Rejuvenate and Restart

 What are your Greensolutions for the New Year?  Welcome, 2021! Aren’t we happy to see you?   After a bumpy 2020, you will be either feeling exhausted or relieved to see 2020 in the rear mirror. Either way, let’s take this opportunity to rethink, rejuvenate and restart. However, before we wipe the slate clean and move on. I would like to share some of the highlights from mylilEarth.    1.  4th March 2020 - A special date to remember.  You may have thought mylilEarth has been around forever, but we appreciate the comfort you get from using our naturally and locally sourced products.  Starting a business in the middle of a pandemic is not ideal, thanks to the support and love from our readers...

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The Holidays and Waste: Enjoying the Season Sustainably

This year more than ever we saw the importance of making sustainable choices. As the year comes to an end we want to wish you all  happy holidays and hopefully, you will continue to choose sustainably in the new year. This year was a rough year for many of us. 2020 came with a pandemic, but through it all, your support never wavered for choosing sustainable personal care and home essential items.    We’ve put together these clever tips that you can follow straightway to help you to enjoy a sustainable holiday season. Food Waste during the Festive Season- Yes, we all know about food waste in general and how much it contributes to the environment. But mylilEarth is all about support...

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