• Cheri Koschir

Laundry Choices

No. Mobius 8 Organics is not just about worms. It's about helping people make greener choices...

It's been a while since I have written anything other than a Facebook post or comment. I've been thinking about this blog and how I could really get people to think about the things we do everyday in our lives and our households. Saving money and/or making money usually gets and keeps peoples' attention. If it benefits the planet, that's a bonus for everyone!

I always felt that it is personal responsibility as a consumer in our daily lives what will help to save the planet. However, I have found if we were to purchase the greener replacement products, they are often more expensive and unattainable for some people and their families, causing them to keep purchasing the cheaper, more harmful products out there in the markets.

Let's face it, I admit it, in some ways I am frugal. Really, really frugal. I had no choice because I had to stretch a dollar to make all ends meet with a large family and a challenged budget and work schedule due to some really extreme circumstances. If I wasn't making money, I had better be saving it everywhere I could. I have found over the years, emulating my post-war immigrant/refugee parents' ways has saved me tons of money in areas where other people are literally throwing money away and creating more waste and doing more damage to the environment. I realized by emulating my parents that there are ways of "going green" that doesn't mean buying the more expensive environmentally plastic packaged replacements.

Here is one of the products I had found and have used over the past four years...