Kids Konserve is transforming plastic bottles into reusable Insulated Lunch Totes to help make lunch and other on-the-go meals sustainable for both kids and adults. The UKonserve Lunch Tote keeps lunch fresh, cool and stacked upright. The roomy design plus an inside pocket allows space for U-Konserve’s sweat-free ice pack, cloth napkin and bamboo utensil.
100% real fruit treats, Barktastic brand Natural Fruit Treats are now available from Market- Wise Pet Nutrition. Every 10 grams contain half a daily recommended serving of fruit, with each box totaling six whole apples and six servings of fruit. The nutraceutical treats contain Ester C, for immune support, and omega-3, for dogs’ skin and coats. SRP $5.95.
Woolzies from Soft By Nature, Inc. are neither a dryer sheet nor a liquid softener; they are handmade dryer balls from New Zealand that help cut drying time by 25% and reduce wrinkling and static by separating clothes and allowing more hot air to pass over them, says the company. With no added fragrance or chemicals, these dryer balls are an eco-friendly addition to your laundry routine.
Loose Tea Scoop and Mesh Tea Ball are two new creations from The Artful Penguin. The Loose Tea Scoop, Mesh Tea Ball and all other products are handcrafted. Products are made from tarnish-free and rust-free materials, which includes stainless steel and lead-free wire. There also are more than 25 colors of natural stones and glass beads from which to choose.
Clementine Art presents green art supplies, such as natural modeling dough, paint, markers, glue, crayons and crayon rocks. The products are plant based and colored with vegetable and mineral pigments. The glue contains plant-based adhesives. All products meet the CPSIA requirements and are made of all-natural ingredients.
J.R. Watkins unveiled an addition to its line of all purpose cleaners: Grapefruit. The new scent joins a line of cleaners, housed in clear spray bottles, that already includes Aloe & Green Tea, Lemon, Lavender and Orange Citrus. The company promises that the products quickly remove grease and grime from most surfaces.
LunchSkins are environmentally and budget friendly fabric sandwich and snack bags that can be reused again and again. Available in a variety of styles and designs, the bags are made of high-quality thick cotton fabric that is dishwasher and washing machine safe. SRP: $7.85 (snack bag), $10.95 (sub bag).
Dr. Neuzil’s Irrigator Nasal Cleansing Spray offers a nasal irrigator that can help to relieve nasal symptoms. Formulated with 50% saline, a mixture of oils and other natural ingredients, this nasal spray was found in a consumer study to be more effective than other saline sprays or a netti pot for clearing up nasal symptoms. It will refresh consumers, is nonmessy, and easy and convenient to use, says the company.
ECR Software Corporation has come out with new software to make ordering quicker and easier for shop owners. CATAPulT 5.1 introduces 80 new functions such as the Auto Default PO, which allows ordering from more than one supplier at once , and driver’s license scanning for checking age and account information. ECRS says, “Our goal is to provide our customers with complete, front-to-back retail automation from one reliable and trusted partner.”
Aroma Naturals’ line of fragrant, hand-crafted candles is made from 100% pure plant aromas, according to the company. They also incorporate VegePure natural vegetable waxes, and use lead-free wicks. Candle scents are grouped by the aroma produced, which depends on the essential oil combination used. Concentrated essential oils are extracted from the cells of plants with steam distillation.