New uDoBrush bamboo toothbrushes from uDo, Inc. are not just eco-friendly. For every brush purchased, a uDoBrush will be donated to a child in India who needs one. Both the ergonomically-designed toothbrush handle and the bristles are made from bamboo sourced with fair trade principles, according to the company. These biodegradable, sustainable toothbrushes feature the high tensile strength and antibacterial properties of bamboo.
Squeeze Pod is a line of natural, vegan-friendly toiletries in eco-friendly squeeze containers. The one-time use Squeeze Pods are lightweight, easy-to-open, TSA compliant and made with energy-efficient equipment. Varieties include hand purifier, lotion, shave cream, hair gel and a toilet odor eliminator.
New from Squeeze Pod are natural, vegan-friendly toiletries in eco- and travel-friendly squeeze containers. The one-time use, U.S.-made Squeeze Pods are lightweight, easy-to-open and TSA compliant. Pods are made using energy-efficient equipment and will not leak. Varieties include hand purifier, lotion, shave cream, hair gel and a toilet odor eliminator.
Eco Vessel released a full line of eco-friendly food and beverage containers. Products include the Smashbox single- or double-compartment containers and Gobble n Go stainless-steel snack cups for kids. This line also includes insulated stainless steel bottles with TriMax triple-insulation technology, which keeps drinks cold for 36 hours or hot for eight hours.
Betsy Farms launched a line of jerky dog treats made in the United States. These safe jerky treats come in three varieties: chicken, turkey and duck, all of which are raised in the states. They are wheat free and contain no artificial colors or flavors. Available in 12-oz and 48-oz packages.
Modern Sprout is a line of windowsill planter boxes for home gardeners. The self-sustaining boxes use a hidden hydroponics system to grow plants automatically. They come in several constructions, like High Gloss White and Reclaimed Wood. The company has also added Garden Jars, mason jars that use a passive hydroponic system called “wicking” to bring water up to plant roots.
BerryBreeze helps keep food fresh two to three times longer than normal. The small device goes in the refrigerator and uses activated oxygen to neutralize mold, bacteria and microorganisms, while eliminating odors and maintaining freshness. It also defuses ethylene gas.
Ark Naturals has introduced Brushless-ToothPaste Singles, a line of chewable bones for dogs. The bones contain a toothpaste center to control plaque, tartar, and bacteria causing bad breath, and are also easily digestible. On the outside, breath-freshening ingredients include chlorophyll, cinnamon, vanilla and cloves. Ridges scrub teeth and massage gums. These products are offered in two sizes, Large and Small-Medium.
Make your own jerky or dog treats with the Excalibur Clear Door Dehydrator, which allows you to view progress without interrupting the drying process. Available with five or nine trays, the dehydrator includes an adjustable thermostat for maintaining the perfect temperature for preserving nutrients in fruits and vegetables or properly dehydrating meat products.
SRP: $269.95 (five trays).
Juice whole fruits and vegetables quickly with the Whole Slow Juicer from Kuvings. Designed in silver, white and red, the Whole Slow Juicer extracts the nutrients from the whole fruits and vegetables, delivering four times the nutrition from eating them whole, says the company. It has a 240-watt, low-speed motor for strong, but quiet operation.