111: Interview With Chef Rick Bayless

While attending the International Home and Housewares Show in Chicago this spring, I was lucky enough to meet and interview Chef Rick Bayless. Most people know Rick from winning the title of Bravo’s Top Chef Masters, beating out the French and Italian with his authentic Mexican cuisine. His highly rated Public Television Series,Mexico–One Plate at a Time, has…

109: Amy Ziff From MadeSafe.com

Our nonprofit organization provides America’s first comprehensive human health-focused certification for nontoxic products across store aisles, from baby to personal care to household and beyond. Our goal is to change the way products are made in this country to ultimately eliminate the use of toxic chemicals altogether. We make it easy for people to find and buy products made…

“Chemical Rules Reform Pass The House” – Baby Step #1

New chemical safety rules? The  Wall Street Journal reported today that the House overwhelmingly approved new chemical safety rules covering thousands of chemicals used daily in our homes. Surprisingly, this is a bipartisan action that’s supported by trade groups, environmentalists and even retailers like Walmart and Target. This bill will be the first update in 40…

108: Meet Beth Bond – From SouthEast Green

At Southeast Green, their priority is to create a dynamic business dialog and communicate how businesses, non-profits and governments in the Southeast are growing, changing and influencing sustainability. The mission of Southeastgreen.com is to promote a sustainable economy. – See more at: http://www.southeastgreen.com/index.php/contactadevertise-with-us/meet-southeast-green#sthash.0uR2hVgY.dpuf Southeast Green is providing the platform to tell the story of companies, non-profits and governments…

Bucket-less Mopping

Bucketless mopping is my way for you to clean your hard floors quickly and easily.  I’m always trying to find ways to make cleaning faster and more economical.  Time is money in the cleaning industry, so if there’s a faster way to do something, it’s worth its weight in dollars.  If you want to learn…

105: Hex Performance – A New Way To Clean

              HEX founder, Drew Westervelt, was playing professional sports when he noticed that his apparel and tech gear would still stink, even after they had been washed. He discovered that odor meant bacteria was alive and well in his laundry. After researching traditional laundry detergents, he couldn’t find a solution (traditional laundry…