Gadgets for a greener kitchen
If there is any room in your apartment that could stand a green makeover, it’s the kitchen. What you eat and how it is prepared should be as free as possible of toxins and harmful additives. ChefTools.com has helpful links to gadgets, cookware, and housewares that are eco-friendly and easy to use.
All Mixed Up Architec has developed a product to help kick plastic out of your kitchen. The EcoSmart Purelast Mixing Bowls are constructed of 98% natural materials. Each bowl is equipped with a non-slip base so that your bowl stays in place while mixing everything from zesty dips for parties to your grandmother’s secret dumpling recipe. They are stackable, easy to pour from, and come in an array of fun colors to add pizazz to your kitchen.
Diced, Spliced and Everything Nice The Epicurean Cutting Boards now come in a Gripper Series. These boards provide a durable, slip-free surface for all of your chopping and dicing needs. The fibers used for the boards are derived from sustainably managed forest. They are ultra-low maintenance, receiving certification by the National Sanitary Foundation for their resistance to bacterial growth.
Hot, Hot, Hot Regular baking cups can release harmful dyes into your food. Cupcake Creation Baking Cups are made from all-natural, eco-friendly, specially woven paper and all dyes are food-safe and color fast. These baking cups are durable enough to use without a muffin pan. Use them in the oven, microwave, or freezer.
Squeaky Clean Get your kitchen cleaner, faster, the green way! The MU Bamboo Dishcloth absorbs 3x more liquid than the average cotton dishcloth. It dries quickly and is infused with bacteria killing agents so that you can keep a clean, healthy kitchen. Bamboo replenishes quickly, making it a great substitute for cotton and wood. The fibers are colored with azo-free dye.
There are many ways to integrate sustainable products into every room of your apartment. What are some of your favorite green products?