September 5, 2012
After criticizing the tiny samples we were originally sent from a Celadon Road consultant, we were sent a box of full size products. If you are not familiar with Celadon Road, it is a company that sells eco-friendly products through hosted parties and independent consultants.
We've actually been contacted by a few Celadon Road consultants lately. The following samples were sent to us by Lowenna Prestel
Lemon Mint Glass Cleaner
More than Just a Natural Way to Eliminate Streaks. Shouldn't your glass cleaner do more than promise to eliminate streaks? Celadon Road's™ Lemon Mint Glass Cleaner does! Not just the natural way to leave windows sparkling and clean, it's also an all purpose cleaner that boasts a fresh scent which naturally repels flies. Plus, safe for everyone to use...Next time, you can accept your little one's enthusiastic offer to help - worry free!
Naturally Conquer Unpleasant Aromas. Do dingy diapers, fishy cuisine or the kitty's potty leave your home feeling, well... not so fresh? Celadon Road's™ Odor Eliminator destroys odor naturally, freshens instantly and eliminates those unwanted smells on contact. Non-toxic, biodegradable and safe to use around children and pets, it's a safe and effective weapon to combat food, pet, smoke and other unpleasant aromas
Life happens, and in your home, stains happen! But, dangerous chemicals and harmful fumes aren't the only option. With Celadon Road's™ all-natural Stain Remover, made with Certified Organic ingredients, safely remove food, beverage, blood, pet, mold and mildew stains from nearly any hard surface, carpet or hard-to-reach spot. Safe to use around children and pets.
Jasmine Laundry Detergent
Conquer Laundry Mountain Naturally. With the essence of pure essential oils, it takes only 1-2 tablespoons of Celadon Road's™ low-sudsing Jasmine Laundry Detergent to work its all-natural magic on any dreaded laundry mountain! Use in regular or high efficiency washers. Dissolve in water for washing floors and walls. An all-natural family formula, this detergent was originally created to ease the suffering of a child with eczema aggravated by commercial laundry products.
Butter Bar Soap
Soothing Shea Butter Butter Bar Soap. With our natural shea butter formula, this is one bar of soap that will soothe even the most sensitive skin gently. Leaving your body moisturized and beautifully radiant, our formula won't irritate your skin and creates a healthy and natural cleansing experience.
All of these products are priced affordably. I do like the smell of the glass cleaner, and I did not worry when my dog started licking the door after I had cleaned it. The ingredient lists are simple and natural, which is something I truly appreciate.
I wish the products were more easily accessible though. After my parents' experience with Amway, I can't help but feel suspicious of multi-level marketing companies. I hope the Celadon Road consultants, which I imagine include a lot of stay-at-home moms, are successful! These are nice, natural products!
disclosure: The products described above were sent to us as free samples. Prior assurances as to the nature of the reviews, whether positive or negative, were not given. No financial payments were accepted in exchange for the reviews. The reviews reflect our honest, authentic opinions.
January 5, 2011
1. Seventh Generation Baby Wipes Refills, Chlorine Free and Unscented, 70-Count Packs (Pack of 12) (840 Wipes)
Only the best for your baby! Our fragrance free, hypoallergenic wipes clean baby's bottom with plant-derived ingredients. Whitened without chemicals containing chlorine, these soft cloth wipes do not contain alcohol, synthetic cleaners, dyes or fragrances. They're a safe and soft choice that cleans with power of nature to help keep your baby's skin pure and clean.
2. Park B. Smith Eco Houston Recycled Cotton Full/Queen Mini Quilt Set, Loden
Do something special for yourself and the environment with this quilt set, made from 100% Recycled fabric. 100% recycled cotton fill. Recycled fabric is made from fresh clean fabric cuttings, shredded into fiber, spun into yarn which is used to make soft fabric.
3. Household Essentials Bamboo Storage Chests with Hinged Lids, Small, Set of 2
A great way to tidy up the home, dorm room, or office, these paired Household Essentials storage chests combines stylish design, versatile function, and environmentally smart construction. Created with a birdcage design that allows for free flow of air, the chests are built on solid wood bases with solid wood framing. Their sides and tops, however, are fashioned from bamboo sticks, a quickly grown sustainable resource that is a helpful alternative to timber.
4. Green Toys Recycle Truck
Sort bottles, cans, and paper or just have a blast. Your eco-conscious little one will learn recycling basics while playing with this super cool recycling truck that has a movable recycling bed and open/shut rear door. The awesome eco-design has no metal axles. The Green Toys Recycling Truck is made in the U.S.A. from 100% recycled plastic milk containers that save energy and help reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
5. American Standard 2480.216.020 FloWise Dual Flush Right Height Elongated Toilet, White
The American Standard Flowise dual flush Right Height toilet is constructed of vitreous china, a type of ceramic fired at high temperature to form a non-porous body coated with a ceramic glaze which is fused to the body and is certified in the EPA WaterSense program as a high efficiency, low consumption toilet with a 1.6-Gallon per full flush and 0.8-Gallon per flush partial flush. It has a 12-Inch rough-in and comes with a chrome-plated, top mounted push button actuator.
December 28, 2010
1. Concept SL-100 32 LED Solar Security Light with Motion Detector
Add low-maintenance security light with this motion sensor, solar powered outdoor light. Just position the panel in a sunny location. At night, the light will automatically turn on when motion is detected and turn off again after a user-defined timer setting. No wiring is required, making this ideal for remote or hard to light locations. Brightness is equivalent to a 20 watt bulb.
2. Makita LCT200W 18-Volt Compact Lithium-Ion Cordless 2-Piece Combo Kit
In addition to their breakthrough 18-volt LXT series, Makita has added 18-volt compact lithium-ion tools for cordless power in a more compact size. Makita's 18-volt lithium-ion batteries and ENERGY STAR rated Optimum Charging System provide several benefits over old battery technology. When compared to traditional 18-volt NiCd batteries, Makita's 18-volt lithium-ion batteries have 40% less weight, longer run time, and five times lower self-discharge to keep cells active and ready to use at any time.
3. Traditional Medicinals Organic Mother's Milk Herbal Tea, 16-Count Wrapped Tea Bags (Pack of 6)
Organic Mother's Milk® promotes healthy lactation* and is traditionally used to increase breastmilk production.* This traditional combination of anise, fennel and coriander has been used for centuries by European women, often recommended by lactation counselors and medical herbalists. Organic Mother's Milk® is a pleasantly aromatic balance of sweet, spicy and slightly bitter.
4. Duracell Pre Charged Rechargeable Nimh AAA Batteries, 4-Pack
Get hundreds of uses out of each Pre-Charged Rechargeable battery. Instead of replacing batteries each time they run out of power, recharge these batteries for long-lasting power.
5. Sunforce 50013 1 Watt Motorcycle & Powersports Solar Battery Charger
The Sunforce 50013 1 Watt Power Sports Charger is the perfect solution for charging the batteries of motorcycles, personal water crafts, ATVs, snowmobiles and tractors. The 50013 is not only weatherproof, but maintenance free and extremely easy to install. With its built in overcharge / discharge protection, you cannot go wrong with the 50013 battery charger. This top of the line solar panel works in all daylight conditions to keep your batteries charged. Your purchase includes wires with quick connect technology, battery clamps, and an O ring connector and fuse.
December 13, 2010
Today, we are starting a new weekly series in which we feature five green deals on sale. Here are this week's green bargains!
1. Solio Classic Hybrid Solar Charger (new)
The new Solio Classic Hybrid Solar Charger (updated 2010) provides more power to more devices more quickly than ever. Updates include solar panels that are 20% more efficient and a bigger selection of adapter tips. The Classic works with iPhone/iPod right out of the box, and also supports Micro-USB devices such as Blackberry, Motorola, LG, etc. The Solio Classic Hybrid Solar Charger is the perfect lightweight travel charger, a primary power source when in remote locations, or an emergency back-up power supply. The Classic features a folding three-panel design, three photovoltaic cells plus a full-size charging battery enabling quick re-charging of your portable electronic devices.
2. Plan Toy Arabian Rocking Horse
Plan Toy Arabian Rocking Horse is elegantly styled with a pleasing combination of curves reflect Euro-contemporary form. The Arabian comes with red peg handles and a red tail that doubles as a seat back. There are aqua footrests that match the aqua seating area. The gentle arc of the rockers prevents tip-over from during vigorous rocking. The Arabian is a great rocker for children ages 3 -5.
3. Manduka Black Mat Pro Yoga Package, Graphite, 71 Inch Mat
Be ready for your yoga sessions while on the go about town with this Manduka BlackMatPRO Yoga Package, which includes the 71-inch version of the legendary BlackMatPRO mat and natural cotton canvas MatSak carry bag. With its denser, thicker form, unparalleled comfort and cushioning, superior non-slip fabric finish, and simple, elegant design, the BlackMatPRO comfortably cushions spine, hips, knees, and elbows on hard floors. And only Manduka yoga mats have the unique dotted bottom surface to reduce mat movement during your practice. Made from zero-waste, sustainable materials, it also features a slip-resistant--yet not sticky--surface even when wet from perspiration, OekoTex-certified, emissions-free manufacturing, and a lifetime guarantee.
4. Radical Homemakers: Reclaiming Domesticity from a Consumer Culture
Radical Homemakers is about men and women across the U.S. who focus on home and hearth as a political and ecological act, and who have centered their lives around family and community for personal fulfillment and cultural change. It explores what domesticity looks like in an era that has benefited from feminism, where domination and oppression are cast aside and where the choice to stay home is no longer equated with mind-numbing drudgery, economic insecurity, or relentless servitude.
5. Eco Soccer Ball - Club (Size 3 Dots)
- Colorful and fun. This eco-certified soccer ball is sure to be a hit with your family!
- Like our other training balls, this is our best combination of a quality and affordabilty.
- Eco-certified, certified Fair Trade, and vegan.
- Fair Trade means the adults who produced this ball received a fair wage - at no extra cost to you!
- All after-tax profits go to children's charities.
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