Archives for September 2021

Recycled Metal Jewelry Gift Guide

Recycled gold mini bar stud earrings from Aurate from Mommy Greenest Recycled Metal Jewelry Gift Guide
These 100% recycled gold delicate stud earrings from AUrate are among my current faves.

My husband never bought me an engagement ring. When we decided to get married there was no bended knee: We fell in love fast and young, and I moved my great-grandmother’s ring from my right hand to my left. But I have always loved vintage jewelry more than new! Like preloved fashion found at a thrift store, garage sale, or clothing swap, wearing something that was previously part of another person’s life is magical to me.

Plus, just as there are landfill-reducing and global-warming fighting benefits of reusing clothes, choosing reused or recycled metal jewelry has significant environmental benefits, as well. Need a great recycled gold jewelry gift for your love, your bestie, or yourself? Read on! 

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Game Changing Natural Laundry Detergent Sheets

Mommy Greenest eco laundry detergent sheet

Loving these new zero waste natural laundry detergent sheets I just discovered! They work just as well — or better — than liquid or pods, both of which contain water. Liquid laundry detergents are about 90% water, which makes them heavy to transport and gives them a higher carbon footprint.

Now that laundry can be done with a sheet, there’s no need to lug home a plastic bottle. Clothes get clean, plastic gets saved, and greenhouse gases are reduced. Win win win!

Want to find out more about how to get clean clothes with less impact? Read on!

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