19 Aug '11, 7pm

Double Impact: Why DIY Cleaning Supplies Make Going Green Frugal

Double Impact: You frequently share tips on being green while saving green on your blog. How did you first get started with it? Why do you think it is important to be green? Sommer: I started blogging in 2007 when I was staying at home with my children. I had a four month old and I was watching the Oprah Earth Day special. I was alerted to all of the toxic stuff we use in our home, on our bodies, the waste in the landfill and how we can save money by going green. It was a light bulb moment for me and after a few months of making changes and researching I started blogging to share my journey. Double Impact: What are the biggest challenges you hear from moms/parents about going green? Sommer: There seems to be a school of thinking that going green means buying expensive products, installing solar panels or buying a new hybrid. Many of the moms I speak with are already making...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/08/double_impact-diy...

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