Does Green Smell?

Yes, The Eco Chic is still alive!  After Earth Day and another eco-event I was involved in I decided to take some time off and rejuvenate myself!  But never fear...The Eco Chic is here!  (No, I'm not a Super Hero!) I was talking with a vendor this afternoon about green cleaners and a question was raised.  Do green cleaners need to smell?  Do they need to have a lemony scent (or any scent) for us to think they are cleaning?  After years of using traditional cleaners that have strong scents (good or bad) is it hard for consumers to trust green cleaners if they don't have a scent?  I've used several different green products.  Laundry detergents, all purpose cleaners, dish soaps, bath soaps, and more.  I have to admit the ones I tend to like the most have some kind of scent to them.  A recent laundry detergent I tried had eucalyptus oil added as a fragrance and I loved it.  Why?  Do our senses help us make our product selections?  What do you think?  Do your products have to ... [ Read More ]

Green Works and Brita

Good Green Morning Blog world!  I have a few coupon offers for you on some environmentally friendly products.  Have you tried Green Works Cleaners by Clorox yet?  Need a reason to try them?  How about a 50 cent coupon?  Go to to download your coupon today.  Tell me what you think of the products. Are you addicted to bottled water?  I have a solution for you...Brita Water Filtration Systems.  One Brita Pitcher filer can effectively replace up to 300 standard 16.9 ounce plastic water bottles with great tasting water.  I have 7 coupons for $5.00 off ANY Brita Water Filtration System.  Visit for more information on the available systems in your area.  Want a coupon?  Leave me a comment and I will randomly select 7 winners on Oct. 13th.  Winners must be in the United States. ... [ Read More ]