Earth Day Special: Planet-Friendly Alternatives to Traditional Disposable Paper Products

Earth Day Toilet Tissue

Traditional disposable paper products make a huge dent in our planetís health. Not only could we easily use fewer of them, itís really not a problem switching to more planet-friendly options for those products we do need to use. Here are three basic ways to be a little more conscientious when it comes to disposable… [Continue Reading]

Summer Laundry Challenge: Part One

Summer Laundry

Recently, a laundry products company approached me about blogging up a laundry challenge here on We Be Shariní. The challenge? Go greener in the laundry department. Here are the details.

Going Green With Old Fashioned Safety Razors

safety razor

Flickr Photo Credit: Joebeone We put out the word we were looking for a good place to pick up the old fashioned safety razors so we could start buying only the packages of the razor blades themselves, rather than the plastic disposable handles that normally go along with them. We wanted to do this for… [Continue Reading]

Going Green: Thai Mineral Salt Deodorant Stick

salt crystal

† Flickr Photo Credit: Geisha Boy 500 We came across this when searching at the health food store for something that would last a long time and would not take up a lot of space in our gear during the upcoming around the world trek.

Going Green: Reusable Coffee Filters

traditional coffee filter

Flickr Photo Credit: Power Book Trance How’d you like to help the planet and never have to run out of coffee filters again?

Going Green With Travel Tampons and Other Feminine Alternatives

cotton

† Flickr Photo Credit: Cosmic Kitty I originally posted this article on our travel blog under the title “Finding Tampons on the Road Less Traveled and Other Menstrual Miracles”.