Rethinking Clean ~ 5 Reasons to Detox Your Household Cleaners

True Goods - Cleaning products

ByTrue Goods This post is courtesy of our friends at, where it’s easy to make truly toxin-free choices for healthier, safer, cleaner living.” True or False? Cleaning products are totally safe for human consumption? The answer is false, of course. This one’s a no brainer. If we handed you a cup of disinfectant or…

No more water plastic bottles!


Listen to “No more plastic water bottles!” on Spreaker. Summer time is here and that for me this means an increase in the water that I drink. I want to have water with me at all times when I’m out so I need to look at my options. As ecogal: The Curious Consumer, I want…

Nature. Beauty. Gratitude. A Ted Talk by Louie Schwartzberg

Louie Schwartzberg - Nature. Beauty. Gratitude. Ted Talk

Nature’s beauty can be easily missed — but not through Louie Schwartzberg’s lens. His stunning time-lapse photography, accompanied by powerful words from Benedictine monk Brother David Steindl-Rast, serves as a meditation on being grateful for every day. (Filmed at TEDxSF.) Check Ted Talks for more videos

Love Nutella? Here’s how to enjoy a guilt-free and actually nutritious version of it!

sunflower seed chocolate spread, on bread

Sometimes we just need that moment of self rewarding utter pleasure only sweets can give, but how could this become a superfood and healthy snack with no guilt pangs? Surely this daunting task is impossible? Not at all! DIY at the rescue, here is how I got a wonderful homemade chocolate spread that would satisfy…

The story of ecogal’s bee

The story of ecogal’s bee

  By Ashleigh Prince out&about is my personal journey of discovery asking questions and getting more informed. I want to share my findings with you so we can travel the journey together. While I was looking for what would be a great little symbol for ecogal, I had many ideas, from chemical symbols to scientists and…