The Most Energy Efficient Clothes Dryer
You were expecting the latest energy-efficient clothes dryer, right? The sad truth is, there’s very little variation in the energy effi..
The Best Laundry Softener/Fragrance: Good Home Co. Pure Grass
My mother has many talents and strengths, but cooking and cleaning aren’t among them. Still, she tries, and appreciates a good laundry ..
The Best Bottled Water: Fiji?
With all the hoopla recently about many bottled waters coming from tap water, it would be easy to frame this question around the various..
The Baggu Reusable Bag
Back when I was a travel writer, I got burned really badly writing about a hotel that hadn’t quite opened yet, and never did. Since the..
The Best Compact Florescent Bulbs: N:Vision
I still have the first compact florescent bulbs I ever bought. They weren’t really compact, in fact, despite their standard light bulb ..
Fully Recyclable Furniture: Carboard Designs
I’m very tempted to put one of these in my new apartment. Cardboard Designs makes environmentally-friendly, stylish and affordable furni..
The Best Dusting and Polishing Cloth: Brawny Microfiber Cloth
The Brawny microfiber cloth is particularly plush (and inexpensive). It is great for dry dusting, and because it’s so thick, for polish..
The Best Streak-free Cleaning Cloth for Glass, Mirror and Stainless Steel: Mystic Maid
My friend Liz and I share a penchant for eco-friendly cleaning products and an aversion to greasy fingerprints and streaky windows. She..
The Best Wood Floor Cleaner: Bona X Swedish MicroPlus Hardwood Floor Cleaner
This non-toxic cleaner and microfiber mop head keeps polyurethane-finished and factory pre-finished
wood floors shining without any stic..
The Safer Pantry Pest Trap
This morning, I discovered a flour moth flying around my cereal boxes. Now, if you’ve never had an Indian Meal Moth infestation before,..