Sustainable Home

Candle Bright

Candle Bright

The Holidays may have you burning the candle at both ends, but be sure that you aren’t compromising your health and indoor environment while you’re at it. Get the skinny on why Beeswax candles are the only way to go.

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To Tree, or not to Tree?

To Tree, or not to Tree?

If you are torn between a real or fake Christmas tree, you might be surprised by the jGj eco-rating farmed trees get.

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Haven’t Raked?  No Worries!

Haven’t Raked? No Worries!

Haven’t gotten to those leaves littering your yard? Relax! It turns out, you’re a hero for leaving them. Read on for tips on how to best handle the Fall bounty.

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The Air We Breathe

The Air We Breathe

Is your office or home air making you dull? A recent Harvard study has shown how carbon dioxide and VOC levels influence our cognitive abilities. Read on to discover how to clear the air – literally.

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Foot & Shoe Disinfectant

Foot & Shoe Disinfectant

It’s Summer and that means sweaty socks and sneakers – or worse, no socks (Tom’s anyone?)
This cooling, deodorizing foot spray can be used directly on feet or in shoes – and it really works! The tea tree oil is a natural antifungal and the lemon/vodka combination gives this spray a shelf life of 6 months.

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The Trouble with Bleach

The Trouble with Bleach

The 411 on why chlorine in your household is a bad idea. Keep your home sanitized and toxic free with smart alternatives to chlorinated bleach.

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Fruit & Veggie Wash

Fruit & Veggie Wash

If you’re not quite comfortable with a quick splash under the faucet for your fruits & veggies – here’s a simple, inexpensive wash to allay your worries.

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VOCs

VOCs

Keeping the air quality of your home green & clean is a top priority for jGj. “VOC” has become a mysterious, boogeyman term that most of us don’t completely understand. So let’s break it down.

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Make your Own Aromatic Diffuser

Make your Own Aromatic Diffuser

A beautifully scented home shouldn’t compromise air quality. Avoid synthetic fragrances and make your own diffusers. Pure, aromatic diffusers are incredibly easy to assemble.

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Great Performing Non-Toxic Paints

Great Performing Non-Toxic Paints

If you are ready to refresh your living spaces for Spring, here are ten no VOC paints that will freshen up with no chemical off-gassing.

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