How much plastic is in the ocean — and what you can do about it

In an age when pollution and global warming have become perennial hot topics, arguably one of the most dangerous contributors to the world’s pollution problem is single-use plastics. Plastics, unlike other forms of environmental waste, do not decompose. That means every piece of plastic that has been manufactured in history is still present in our […]

What makes Nature Lake the best bathroom cleaner?

Do you ever feel like you should be wearing a hazmat suit when you’re cleaning your bathroom because of the toxic fumes coming off the products? Or do you worry that they might interact badly and create an unfortunate (and dangerous) science experiment sort of situation? We get it. That’s one of the reasons we […]

4 simple alternatives to plastic bottles

The increase in single-use plastic products is turning into a crisis that is threatening the health and well-being of the world’s ecosystem. According to the United Nations Environment Programme, humans produce roughly 400 million tons of plastic a year. The problem? Unlike other environmental waste, plastic does not decompose. Factoring in that roughly only 10% of […]

We’ve been wondering: Why is plastic bad?

plastic waste

The problematic nature of plastic is knowledge many take for granted these days. However, that may be a foolhardy stance. We’ve seen the questions asked: Why is plastic bad? Why all the fuss about eliminating single-use plastics? How does it even affect me? These questions are fair, and misinformation can make finding accurate information tough. […]

7 easy alternatives to single-use plastic

wasted plastic cleaning bottles

Finding alternatives to single-use plastic can seem like a hassle. After all, single-use plastic has become the go-to default in almost every aspect of our daily lives. And sure, switching to alternative materials may be more eco-friendly, but convenience is key in our busy world. Fortunately, these seven easy switches don’t sacrifice on convenience, and […]

How to Identify Eco-Friendly Cleaning Products

Reusable spray bottle

What makes something eco-friendly? People and companies throw the label around a lot these days. That’s because it sells. With signs of climate change and pollution everywhere, even reluctant consumers are beginning to face facts — we have to try harder to protect our planet. This makes ‘eco-friendly’ a highly marketable term. Unfortunately, it’s also […]

Safe, sustainable cleaning products & chemicals that don’t hurt the earth

Sustainable living

So, what piqued your interest in sustainable cleaning products? For many, the seemingly never-ending cycle of “whoops, our bad” in the chemical world plays a big part. That cycle goes like this: A company introduces a “revolutionary” new cleaning product. Everyone flocks to the new product. The other shoe eventually drops, that the product contains […]