New organic gardening kits, called Real Organic—Real Easy, from Bethel Organics, include everything necessary to start an organic garden. The Seed Starting Kits contain seeds, soil tablets, fertilizer, wooden plant markers, a garden almanac and DOT planting pots. Instructions on planting are included in each kit, such as the tomato and basil kit. Other seed combinations will be available seasonally.

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A new dish detergent is now available from Earth Friendly Products. The DuoDish Detergent can be used for machine and hand washing dishes. The product is salt-free and all natural, as well as free of phosphates, bleach, petroleum, ammonia, formaldehyde and 1,4-dioxane. The detergent is available in 25-oz. bottles.
SRP: $3.99.

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Seventh Generation has introduced new disinfecting sprays and wipes. Available in a multi-surface cleaner and basic disinfecting wipes, the company says the botanical-based products kill 99.9% of germs. The cleaners come in a lemongrass and thyme scent.
60 Lake St., Burlington, VT 05401, www.seventhgeneration.com
 

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zuke's

Mini Bakes are all-natural miniature baked dog biscuits from Zuke’s. They come in three flavors: turkey ‘n taterz, peanut butter ‘n blueberryz and chicken ‘n cherryz. The biscuits are wheat and corn free, according to the company.

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eco-friendly packaging

Packaging 2.0 launched a line of hinged deli containers that are made from 100% post-consumer recycled PET plastic. The company says the containers are strong and durable, making them suitable for food service applications. The lid is attached and the container is re-sealable.

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orderdogOrderDog presents Order Express, an ordering efficiency service. Inventory items are scanned and orders transmitted via telephone, then purchases are put in to vendors automatically. It only requires a scanner, telephone, and a fax machine (or e-mail) to receive the order details.

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mrs. meyers clean day hand soapMrs. Meyer’s Clean Day releases two new liquid hand soap scents. The soaps, now available in apple and honeysuckle scents, contain aloe vera gel, olive oil and a blend of essential oils. The soaps are made from plant-based formulas and are meant to be aroma therapeutic, according to the company.
SRP: $3.99

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MultisorbFreshPax System, a new sorbent solution that combines oxygen scavenger and moisture management capabilities, is now available from Multisorb Technologies. FreshPax can extend shelf life and maintain food characteristics such as flavor, aroma and texture and can be tailored to individual applications.

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Planet DogPlanet Dog expands its Orbee-Tuff recyclable dog toys with a value pack. Made with 100% post-production material, the toys come in an assortment of colors and sizes, are non-toxic and are mint scented. Also available are the Regrind line and the 3-toys-in-1 RecycleBALL Value-Pack.
SRP: $14.95 per value pack.

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EcoBlendsProtect 22 from EcoBlends helps protect animals against 22 different types of biting insects. Made with 100% natural essential oils, one application lasts four days without the need for reapplication. According to the company, Protect 22 “will not only protect them from disease-carrying pests, but also will provide an anti-inflammatory, antibiotic, anti-fungal and antibacterial effect.”

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