Most Efficient Burn Treatment: Fresh Aloe Vera Gel

by Justin Thomas •

The most efficient treatment for burns is: aloe vera gel. Nothing in the world heals burns faster and more effectively. There’s no reason why everyone can’t have access to at least one of these plants, since they are easy to grow indoors. To get best results, the gel must be fresh and undiluted.


Hemp Throw Blanket by Ecolution

by Justin Thomas •

It’s a throw blanket from Ecolution made of nothing but hemp. I kid you not — this blanket is woven out of 100% organic Romanian hemp using the latest hemp processing techniques. They have hackling (fibre separation) methods and air-finishing to create a soft hemp, without resorting to chemicals. This blanket outlast most others. It’s priced at $57.71. There’s also …


Efficient: Down Filled Sleeping Bags

by Justin Thomas •

Down is one of nature’s finest insulators. Nothing matches its warmth for weight, compressibility, and resilience. Its ability to absorb perspiration and cozily drape along the contours of your body is unparalleled by synthetic materials. Down is more expensive than other insulating materials. However, when you divide its cost by the number of cozy nights it provides, down is a …


Soap Nuts: Natural Detergent

by Justin Thomas •

We always like to discover innovative, plant-based products that are being introduced into the marketplace. Take for example, Soap Nuts which are an organic, eco-effective alternative to detergent. The powder is made from the sun-dried fruit of Sapindus Trifoliatus trees in south eastern India which is ground into a fine powder. Nothing further is added to the powder, and it …

Whitepod: HyperEfficient Alpine Retreat

by Justin Thomas •

Whitepod is a zero-impact camp for ten guests situated over 1700m high in the Swiss Alps. It consists of five portable pods on platforms, which are removed in spring and leave absolutely no trace. The emphasis is on comfortable accomodation close to nature without negative environmental impacts. Access is by ski or snowshoes only. There are no cars. No buses. …