Be Greener with Green Forest

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Virtually everyone utilizes paper towels, and Life360’s green reviewer Steffany Boldrini says that using one a day during the course of a year equates to shredding 25 percent of a tree. That’s waste that can be avoided, she says, by choosing 100 percent recycled paper towels from Green Forest.

Going Gaga for Green Jajaja Purses

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A stylish bag is a great way to make a fashion statement, but Life360’s green reviewer Steffany Boldrini is looking for bags that not only look good, but are good for the planet. That’s exactly what she’s discovered at Jajaja Purses, an eco-friendly company founded by sisters in the San Francisco Bay Area.

New Safety Standards for Cribs are Coming

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Massive crib recalls have been a big focus in safety news over the past week, and now the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) vows to come down harder on makers of defective, dangerous equipment. “I have a message for manufacturers, a message that actually applies to makers of any consumer product,” [CPSC President Inez] Tenenbaum… Read more »

High-Tech Cars and Low-Tech Drivers, a Dangerous Combination

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The past couple weeks, Toyota has been getting roasted over failing brakes in their vehicles. But in a Journal op-ed by Joseph White, he says that there might be other dangers of drivers. Are all the technological advancements being made by the automotive industry safe? Take this example, dealing with keyless ignition:

De-icing Safely

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When de-icing your driveway or walkway, you have a lot of options. But when you’re choosing a de-icing agent, keep in mind the safety of your pets, plants, and neighbors. For example, salts can be toxic to living things, when applied in excess. Rock salt, the least expensive salt, is dangerous for for plants if… Read more »

Baby Crib Safety Tips

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Planning for the arrival of your baby can be exciting and overwhelming all rolled into one. As you think about all the things that you will need to get, the baby crib is the first on the list. The safety of your baby is of the utmost importance, so that is where your journey into… Read more »

Seven Sweet and Green Valentine's Day Gift Ideas

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If I can think of one semi-desirable gift ideas by February 14th—or is that the 16th?—my girlfriend thinks it’s a Valentine’s Day miracle. Finding that perfect present has not been a problem, however, for Life360’s green reviewer Steffany Boldrini. In fact, after an exhaustive search, she’s discovered seven great gifts for cupid’s favorite day of… Read more »

Five Safest Vehicles

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Toyotas were recently thought to be some of the world’s safest cars — until the company had to recall 2.3 million of the vehicles for a gas pedal defect. Mon dieu! But ABC News has a list of what they consider to be the five safest cars. They are: Volvo S80 Subaru Impreza Outback Sport… Read more »