7GenBlog | Seventh Generation
Skip to Content

7GenBlog

The latest news, food for thought, recipes you’ll love, great advice on everything from raising kids to nurturing bees, plus videos designed to entertain, educate and enlighten. If you’d like to find out what’s on our mind – or let us know what’s on yours -- this is the place to be.

  • Pin It

Unclog Your Sink Without Iffy Chemicals

Categories:
0 comments
Author: Seventh Generation

Clogged drain and you don't want to reach for those harsh-smelling drain cleaners? Using a simple mix of ingredients you probably have in your home already, you can unclog your sink naturally in a matter of minutes! 

See Full Post
  • Pin It

Dinner Plans for The Future

Categories:
0 comments
Author: the Inkslinger

First there was the USDA food pyramid, a helpful visual guide to healthier eating. Five years ago, the pyramid turned into a plate. Now there are rumors the plate may soon feature a diet that boosts the environment, too. But what exactly does our dinner look like when we eat with more than ourselves in mind? 

See Full Post
  • Pin It

Recipe We Love: Energy-Boosting Green Smoothie

Categories:
3 comments
Author: Seventh Generation

Cold, dreary weather have your mornings feeling a little ‘blah’? Start your routine with a quick, healthy burst of energy! Our green smoothie is packed with vitamins and minerals to help you feel recharged and ready to take on the day. 

See Full Post
  • Pin It

Why I Let My Toddler Get Messy

0 comments
Author: Liz Moorhead

I never thought I'd be someone who was ok with messes. I feel best when things are tidy and clean. Unfortunately, I have a toddler. As it turns out, his perspective on mess-making slightly differs from mine.

See Full Post
  • Pin It

Seventh Generation Receives B Corp Recertification!

2 comments
Author: Seventh Generation

We have exciting news! As a part of our bi-annual certification process, we’ve not only recertified as a B Corporation for another term, but we’ve achieved our best score yet. 

See Full Post
  • Pin It

Monarchs Flying to Better Days?

Categories:
0 comments
Author: the Inkslinger

There may be snow on the ground, but believe it or not the great annual monarch butterfly migration has only recently ended. Worryingly, it hasn’t been nearly as great in recent years as it should be, but the news from Mexico says there’s hope yet.

See Full Post
  • Pin It

Phthalates and Pregnancy: The Risks of Prenatal Exposure

1 comment
Author: Seventh Generation

A new study that explores the association between exposure to phthalates and children’s IQs has sparked concern – and rightfully so. Phthalates are common chemicals found in many products around the home – ranging from soaps and dryer sheets to shower curtains and raincoats. 

See Full Post
  • Pin It

Life Hacks for the Busy Mom

1 comment
Author: Seventh Generation

With two young kids, Margo feels like she has limited energy and mental space - and like most parents, she needs to maximize her time! That’s where life hacks come in. After reaching out to her network of fellow parents (including co-workers here at Seventh Generation), she's compiled some great tips to help life run a little more smoothly. Read on for her great tips!

See Full Post
  • Pin It

Tap These Apps & Get Your Green To Go

Categories:
2 comments
Author: the Inkslinger

They say you never forget your first time, and I certainly remember mine: When I finally got my hands on an iPad, it was like holding the future. From smart home gizmos and music streaming to books and movies, it put the world in my hands and started saving it, too, with “green” apps that make it easy to live sustainably.

See Full Post
  • Pin It

Snowy Owls are Wandering far From Home

Categories:
0 comments
Author: Erin Gettler

Last winter, white visitors from the north started showing up in the lower 48 in numbers never previously recorded. Young Snowy Owls born that summer in the Arctic wandered as far south as Florida, and as far east as the island of Bermuda. Bird lovers and birds alike had quite an eventful winter.

See Full Post