Get your ’do and a drink, too

Get your ’do and a drink, too

At Sip & Dry Bar in the District’s Ivy City, it’s possible to get your hair done and have a cocktail. (Nathaniel Koch/for The Washington Post) By Nathaniel Koch By Nathaniel Koch March 30 at 6:00 AM At the heart of the new development in Ivy City is a unique blowout bar, Sip & Dry Bar (2004 Hecht Ave. NE). This blow-dry salon, which opened in the mixed-industrial district off New York Avenue NE in…

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Photos: Khan Al Saboun launches ‘Go Natural, Go Organic’ products in Ghana – Events

Photos: Khan Al Saboun launches ‘Go Natural, Go Organic’ products in Ghana – Events

Khan Al Saboun is a Lebanese company which has been dealing in natural products for over 600 years, they decided to move to Ghana to help propagate the message on the use of organic products in place of the heavily chemicalized ones and also help build the brand on the Ghanaian market. play Khan Al Saboun launches ‘Go Natural, Go Organic’ products in Ghana   At the launch of its variety of natural products under…

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Chipotle Announces Chemical-Free Tortillas | Teen Vogue

Chipotle Announces Chemical-Free Tortillas | Teen Vogue

It feels like just yesterday consumers were boycotting Chipotle left and right after a reported series of food sanitation issues. Since then, the fast-casual food chain has gone through hoops to win back our hearts — and tastebuds. Today, a company representative tells Teen Vogue that Chipotle is the “only national restaurant brand with no added colors, flavors or preservatives in any of its food.” They pride themselves on offering a menu comprised of only…

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Help Westborough Students Party All Night: Project Graduation 2017

Help Westborough Students Party All Night: Project Graduation 2017

WESTBOROUGH, MA — For more than 26 years, seniors graduating from Westborough High School have a place to celebrat, all night, in a safe way. Project Graduation is an annual all-night event providing seniors with an alcohol and chemical-free celebration on the evening of their graduation. The goal is to create a surprised “themed” environment with decorations, entertainment, food, games and recreational sports from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m. The event takes place on Saturday,…

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A water act of omission?

A water act of omission?

Like many Islanders, I am concerned with our ground source of water. It is such an essential commodity whether you are a family, a farm or a business.  Understandably, many think it is a human right to have access to pure drinking water. We are all concerned that commercial enterprises such as large scale potato farming, bottling plants and cities such as Charlottetown do not suck the ground so dry, that individual wells and rivers…

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Montana Cake Whisperers: Cottage food permit turns Butte resident into cake boss | Business News

Montana Cake Whisperers: Cottage food permit turns Butte resident into cake boss | Business News

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String that gives a death sting to flies, mosquitoes | Chandigarh News

String that gives a death sting to flies, mosquitoes | Chandigarh News

LUDHIANA: Providing a solution to the problem of mosquitoes and flies, a chemical-free string/thin rope made of material including plant extracts and pheromone was at display in one of the stalls installed at the Pashu Palan Mela organised by Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (Gadvasu) on Saturday. Representatives of the company that made the product said the flies stick to the string/rope and die, as they are unable to free themselves. The…

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String that gives a death sting to flies, mosquitoes

String that gives a death sting to flies, mosquitoes

Summary: Company representatives claimed that around 20,000 flies and mosquitoes could be killed, using just 50 meters of string, costing Rs450. Company representatives claimed the string was already being used in different countries, and had given extraordinary results. Representatives of the company that made the product said the flies stick to the string/rope and die, as they are unable to free themselves. Also, this can be useful for dairy farmers to keep away flies affecting…

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Organic Stores From Around India Make Eating Fresh, Pesticide-Free Produce Easier

Organic Stores From Around India Make Eating Fresh, Pesticide-Free Produce Easier

With the rising preference for organic foods, a number of stores have emerged around the country to offer consumers a taste of healthy and fresh produce. These emerging ventures also offer a sustainable source of income for farmers who practice the organic way of farming. We have put together a list of 10 organic stores and websites that offer a mix of fresh produce and packaged products all over India. 1. Navdanya Organic Outlet, Delhi Image…

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Pesticides: a massive problem masquerading as a solution – Chicago Daily Herald

Pesticides: a massive problem masquerading as a solution – Chicago Daily Herald

Chicago Daily Herald Pesticides: a massive problem masquerading as a solutionChicago Daily HeraldIt featured tales and photos from real home gardeners, bursting with pride in the healthy, vigorous, chemical-free plants they had grown. The sad history of pesticide use in horticulture bears their hunches out. One product after another has been found … Source link

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Say goodbye to mouldy fruits and vegetables : TreeHugger

Say goodbye to mouldy fruits and vegetables : TreeHugger

An Australian researcher has developed a cheap, chemical-free method for treating produce to inhibit mould growth. Imagine if you never had to worry about mould (a.k.a. mold for American English readers) on your food again. No more icky fridge clean-outs, annoying absent ingredients when you’re ready to cook a special dish, or wasted cash. You could eat fresh food at your leisure, instead of picking through the pantry to figure out what needs to be…

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Dow Chemical Will Pay a Dividend of $0.46 in 1Q17

Dow Chemical’s 1Q17 Dividend: What It Means for Investors PART 2 OF 5 By Peter Neil  | Mar 22, 2017 10:50 am EDT Dividend of $0.46 On February 9, 2017, Dow Chemical (DOW) announced a dividend of $0.46 per share for 1Q17 on the company’s outstanding common stock. The dividend will be payable on April 28, 2017, to shareholders with a record date of March 31, 2017. Dow Chemical’s peers DuPont (DD), LyondellBasell (LYB), and Eastman…

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From War Refugee to Successful Entrepreneur — Portugal-Based African Business Woman Creates New Chemical-Free Premium Haircare Product Line for Textured Hair

From War Refugee to Successful Entrepreneur — Portugal-Based African Business Woman Creates New Chemical-Free Premium Haircare Product Line for Textured Hair

Myriam Taylor, founder of Muxima Lisbon, Portugal — Meaning ‘heart’ in Kimbundu, an Angolan language, Muxima is a line of products for textured hair. Made with love and using a combination of the world’s finest bio ingredients for textured hair – uniquely formulated together in high quantities – Muxima nourishes and styles your hair in a way nothing has before. The company is the result of a personal journey by an African woman named Myriam…

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What you should about additives in your food.

What you should about additives in your food.

JEAN CHEN SMITH, CONTRIBUTOR Published 12:03 a.m. ET March 21, 2017 | Updated 15 hours ago CLOSE Health officials say people should eat less sugar, but that may be easier said than done. Sugar can be hidden in lots of common packaged foods. Take for example, salad dressing. The amount of sugar in them though, can vary. Wish-Bone’s Deluxe French It is important to check out the ingredients in your food before your purchase it.(Photo:…

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Laotian farmers reap benefit of producing chemical-free rice

Laotian farmers reap benefit of producing chemical-free rice

A growing number have selected quality rice varieties for their paddy fields and completely shunned chemicals.  “We have stepped in to promote good agricultural practices in Laos since 2014,” Nikom Ruamsit said in his capacity as a project team leader for the Mekong Institute in Laos. He said the project – which covers about 80 farming families, many of them in Khammouane – has taken off thanks to collaboration with local authorities.  It is part…

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Ethics of Fashion | Sunday Guardian

When we think of the environment or of various forms of industrial pollution, our focus instantly shifts to large-scale manufacturers and thermal power stations. The world of fashion rarely comes to mind. But it’s a fact that the fashion industry is the second largest industrial polluter in the world, after oil. According to a report by the United States’ Energy Information Administration, 25% of the world’s chemicals are used for textile production, and around 10%…

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