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Earth Day – April 22. Tips On Being Eco-Smart. Why Is Activated Charcoal Better?

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Go Greener and Save THROUGH May 1, 2016
Save an additional 20% to our already low sale prices – Use promotion code “Earthday” for 20% off any order of 6 pack or more. Offer ends May 1, 2016

Earth Day comes once a year, but you can keep your home free from toxic chemicals, VOC’s and irritating fragrances all year.
And….what does carbon footprint really mean?
Also, a little ditty about plastic bags.

This year, we celebrate the 46th anniversary of Earth Day, an event which is recognized internationally.   Today, responsible companies and individuals are helping to build a more sustainable, greener, healthier and cleaner future.  You can find many useful websites and resources the provide valuable information on everyday things that you can do to help the environment – from tips on better recycling to reducing car idle time, turning off lights and eliminating toxic cleaning chemicals that contain volatile organic compounds.

Photo - footprintsMost people see the importance of recyling and understand the hazards of toxic chemicals both, for the environment, but also for individual health.  But, most people really do not understand what “carbon footprint” really means.  Since it is Earth Day again, here is a quick review.   An understandable definition of carbon footprint that I’ve read is “the amount of energy used by yourself, an organization, an event, or product to sustain itself”.   In other words, the total amount of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse emissions that are required.

This sounds reasonable, but other factors also need to be considered in this calculation.  I’ll use an example that I read about that illustrates the point with the familiar grocery plastic bag.  Apparently, China, as part of their pursuit of a greener and cleaner future, has prohibited the use of thin plastic bags in an effort to sway consumers to use reusable cloth bags.  Here’s the challenge, which is also the same for the U.S. and other countries.  A new study by the Environmental Agency of England found that the thin plastic bags actually have a smaller carbon footprint than the reusable cloth bags and even disposable paper bags.  According to their findings, you would have to reuse a cotton bag at least 131 times to equal the carbon footprint of a plastic bag (USA Today).  Furthermore, if you reuse plastic bags, say as garbage liners, the difference is even greater. The point of this short post is simply to suggest making informed decisions while acting responsibly to do your part in recycling and reducing harmful chemicals in your home and environment.  And, as far as plastic bags are concerned, I think the jury is still our on this one.

Photo activated carbon 2What about VOCs and other toxic chemicals?  At Innofresh, our fragrance free and allergen free odor eliminators and air fresheners are made with natural activated charcoal, giving consumers a safer alternative to many of the toxic scented air fresheners.  Our activated carbon odor absorbers are eco-friendly because these activated charcoal products do not contain any toxic VOC’s – volatile organic compounds or any other harmful chemicals. 

For more information about Innofresh, Fridge IT and Activated Charcoal, please visit us at www.innofresh.com
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April Means Spring Cleaning and Earth Day

  Earth Day, Carbon Footprint and Plastic Bags,  oh my….

 April 22 is Earth Day, an internationally recognized event that began over 40 years ago.  Today, individuals and responsible companies are helping to build a greener, sustainable, healthier and cleaner future.  There are many informative websites and resources that provide information on everyday things that you can do to help the environment from tips on better recycling to reducing car idle time, turning off lights, eliminating toxic cleaning chemicals and reducing your carbon footprint.

 Most people see the importance of recyling and understand the hazards of toxic chemicals, many people really do not understand what “carbon footprint” really means.  An understandable definition of carbon footprint that I’ve read is “the amount of energy used by yourself, an organization, an event, or product to sustain itself”.  In other words, the total amount of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse emissions required.  This sounds reasonable.  But, as I learned, other factors need to be considered in the calculation.  I’ll use an example that I read about – The familiar grocery plastic bag.  Apparently, China as part of their pursuit of a greener and cleaner future, has prohibited the use of the thin plastic bags in an effort to sway consumers to use reusable cloth bags.  Here’s the challenge.  A new study by the Environmental Agency of England found that the thin plastic bags actually have a smaller carbon footprint than the reusable cloth bags and even disposable paper bags.  According to their findings, you would have to reuse a cotton bag at least 131 times to equal the carbon footprint of a plastic bag (USA Today).  Furthermore, if you reuse plastic bags, say as garbage liners, the difference is even greater.

The point of this short post is simply to suggest making informed decisions while acting responsibly to do your part in recycling and reducing harmful chemicals in your home and environment.  And, as far as plastic bags ..I think the jury is still out on this one.  I recently also found myself in a conversation comparing cloth diapers to plastic diapers and use this post as an example.

At Innofresh, our fragrance free and allergen free, ventilated odor control filters are made with natural activated carbon giving consumers a safer alternative to many toxic scented air fresheners.  Our odor eliminators are eco-friendly because these activated charcoal products do not contain toxic VOC’s – volatile organic compounds or any other harmful chemicals.   For more information about Innofresh and our activated charcoal odor absorbers for home, pet, dorm and car, visit us on our website at www.innofresh.com
All our products are available conveniently on line at ShopInnofresh.   Look for our special Spring Cleaning sale prices and warehouse buys.  To learn more about how our actived carbon works, click here – activated carbon.   Time for Spring cleaning – go greener with green cleaners and unscented air fresheners.

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Earth Day, Carbon Footprint and Plastic Bags oh my.

I mentioned in an earlier post that April 22 is Earth Day, an internationally recognized event that started over 40 years ago.   Today, more than ever, individuals and responsible companies are helping to build a greener, healthier and cleaner future.  There are endless, informative websites and resources that provide information on everyday things that you can do to help the environment from tips on better recycling to reducing car idle time, turning off lights, eliminating toxic cleaning chemicals and topical for todays debate, reducing your carbon footprint.   

I’ve discovered that, while most people see the importance of recycling and understand the hazards of toxic chemicals,  many people really do not understand what “carbon footprint” really means.  An understandable definition (for me) of carbon footprint that I’ve read is the amount of energy used by yourself, an organization, an event, or product to sustain itself.   In other words, the total amount of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse emissions required.     This sounds reasonable.   But, as I learned, other factors need to be considered in the calculation.   I’ll use a recent example I read about. –  The familiar grocery plastic bag.     Apparently, China as part of their pursuit of a greener and cleaner future, has prohibited the use of the thin plastic bags in an effort to sway consumers to use reusable cloth bags.     Here’s the challenge.  A new study by the Environmental Agency of England found that the thin plastic bags actually have a smaller carbon footprint than the reusable cloth bags and even disposable paper bags.   According to their findings, you would have to reuse a cotton bag at least 131 times to equal the carbon footprint of a plastic bag (USA Today).    Furthermore, if you reuse plastic bags, say as garbage liners, the difference is even greater.

The point of this short post is simply to suggest making informed decisions while acting responsibly to do your part in recycling and reducing harmful chemicals in your home and environment.  And, as far as plastic bags….I’ll be staying with these for awhile.

At Innofresh, our fragrance free ventilated odor eliminators are made with natural activated carbon.  Eco-friendly because our products do not contain toxic VOC’s – volatile organic compounds or any other harmful chemicals.    For more information about Innofresh Products, visit our website at www.innofresh.com  

April means Spring Cleaning, National Garlic Month and Earth Day

I know that in some parts of the country right now, it sure doesn’t seem like Spring is in the air, especially if it’s snowing.   But, soon enough the snow will turn into “April showers and Spring flowers”….or something like that.

April is indeed a busy month on the calendar.  Unofficially, it starts the kick off of Spring Cleaning. That’s where you’ll want to have Fridge IT and Innofresh activated charcoal odor eliminators around.   But, also noteworthy is that April is also National Garlic Month with April 19, National Garlic Day.   If you’ve ever been to the garlic capital of the U.S. – Gilroy, California, you’ll smell the garlic from miles away.   Interested in the best garlic and wonderful garlic recipes, Gilroy is the place to be this time of the year.   

Perhaps the most noteworthy mention for April is a very important day for everyone on the planet interested in sustainability and helping to keep our planet green.  It’s Earth Day – April 22.   Earth Day started over 40 years ago and is more important today than ever before.   More responsible companies are helping to build a greener, healthier and cleaner future.  At Innofresh, our fragrance free ventilated odor eliminators are made with natural activated carbon.  Eco-friendly because our products do not contain toxic VOC’s – volatile organic compounds or any other harmful chemicals.

 

We are very proud to support Earth Day and now, through the end of April, we are offering FREE SHIPPING on all orders over $70.00 (continental U.S.).   This includes our already discounted “warehouse buys” on all our activated charcoal odor eliminators.

To learn more about Innofresh Products and take advantage of our special savings, visit us at Innofresh Products.   Go greener with natural activated charcoal to eliminate household odors from smelly refrigerators and freezers, musty smells from under sinks, near trash, closets, cabinets, storage, diaper pails, garage, basements, dorm rooms, pet areas, cars, RV’s and so much more.   Discover for yourself the amazing odor absorbing effectiveness of fragrance free, ventilated, activated charcoal odor absorbers.  Fridge IT and Innofresh brands of activated charcoal air fresheners.

All our activated charcoal air fresheners and odor eliminators are proudly manufactured in the USA.  Shop directly with us at Shop Innofresh.   Satisfaction guaranteed.

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