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First Ecochallenge of 2016 a Success!

We've wrapped up GLOW, our first Redbud Suds EcoChallenge of 2016. For two weeks in January, participants set one goal to become aware of and reduce their energy usage. Each day during the challenge, @redbudsuds posted a new energy-saving tip on Instagram to keep the conversation (and the inspiration!) moving forward. Our numbers were small but mighty with six participants stretched from coast to coast and one in Europe. We represented Georgia, Ohio, California and France. Participants shared the following energy-saving goals: turning off the lights when leaving a room using natural light for lighting whenever possible turning down the thermostat while asleep or gone from the...

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My Hero This Week

My Hero This Week

Just this week, I was checking in with one of my local suppliers to confirm plans for the year. It started with the usual: how many poppy-seeds I’ll need for my Rosemary Mint bars, when the lavender will be harvested, that sort of thing. I wished her a good winter season, and then… Then came the kicker. With a twinkle in her eye, she had to tell me about the “Kale Bride.” With an intro like that, I knew I was in for a good story. Apparently this couple hired my friend Karen to do their wedding flowers in June. They wanted 100% local flowers. No...

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Redbud Suds and Abroad: Top Environmental Stories of 2015

While the first few weeks in January are great for making goals for the upcoming year, I’ve also been enjoying a bit of reflection on the year behind us. For Redbud Suds, 2015 meant celebrating one full year of being in business. It has been amazing to see things grow from one stainless steel pot and a shelf in the kitchen to an entire dedicated floor of our house with space for production, curing, and shipping. Three cheers to that. (Now if only we could get some heat into that beautiful basement workshop!) 2015 was also the year that Redbud Suds really started to develop it’s mission of promoting...

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