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4 Ways We're Being More Eco-Friendly This Halloween
4 Ways We're Being More Eco-Friendly This Halloween

By Candice Kincaid on Oct 29, 2021

The journey to reducing waste, being more sustainable and being a little kinder to the environment doesn't have to be fast and furious.  Incorporating more simple, sustainable swaps into your lifestyle takes takes time, well at least it has for our household....and that's totally ok! It's about progress, not perfection. If every year we can do a little better, then we are on the right track. 

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Part 1: What's In My Second Clean Crate?
Part 1: What's In My Second Clean Crate?

By Candice Kincaid on Oct 08, 2021

Looking to use all natural, non-toxic, eco-friendly and sustainable products  to keep your home clean and healthy? Tried some that didn't work and went back to what you knew?  Or maybe you're expecting your first child or you have a new fur baby in your home?  You know you need to reduce the chemicals in your home, but still want the deep clean from the traditional cleaners you grew up with? We get it - we've been there! 

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Canadian SME Business Magazine Feature
Canadian SME Business Magazine Feature

By Candice Kincaid on Sep 29, 2021

The Clean Crate Company was highlighted by The Canadian SME Small Business Magazine in their #shoplocalfirst feature. Now, more than ever it is important to support small businesses that are doing their part to buy and sell local, reduce carbon and provide a service to their communities.

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Canadian Brand Spotlight - Elva's All Naturals
Canadian Brand Spotlight - Elva's All Naturals

By Candice Kincaid on Sep 09, 2021

At the Clean Crate Company, we are on a continual quest to source Canadian brands that are doing things right in the world of eco-friendly, non toxic home care products. When we discovered Elva's All Naturals,  we were immediately impressed; not only with their witty and 'in your face' marketing or their family run, Canadian operation, but with the quality and innovation of their products.

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Five Easy Ways To Reduce Toxins In Your Home
Five Easy Ways To Reduce Toxins In Your Home

By Candice Kincaid on Aug 31, 2021

It's become common place to think about detoxing our bodies, but how often do we think about detoxing our homes? We live and breathe in our homes everyday, shouldn't we consider getting ride of the unhealthy...

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Simple Earth-Friendly Swaps For Your Summer Travels!
Simple Earth-Friendly Swaps For Your Summer Travels!

By Candice Kincaid on Aug 05, 2021

Enjoy your summer adventures knowing you are keeping you family healthy with non-toxic products and the earth happy with eco-friendly and biodegradable, Canadian made options available from The Clean Crate Company.

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How do cleaning products affect the environment?
How do cleaning products affect the environment?

By Candice Kincaid on Jul 28, 2021

Whether we like it or not, household cleaning products play a vital and consistent role in our daily lives. By now, you've probably thought a about how they might affect, your health and the environment.  Maybe you have already switched from commercial products to non-toxic alternatives, or maybe you are still wondering what all the hype is about? 

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Post-Pandemic Shopping And The Future Of Digital Commerce

By Candice Kincaid on Jul 08, 2021

There is no doubt that the Covid-19 pandemic has shifted the retail sector into the digital world. Since the pandemic began in 2019,  society has shown a decrease in incentives for shopping brick-and-mortar. Long waits in lines from a retailers’ maximum occupancy rule, social distancing and sanitation concerns all make up the problem. 

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Canadian Brand Spotlight - Green Cricket
Canadian Brand Spotlight - Green Cricket

By Candice Kincaid on May 20, 2021

How One Mother's Mission to Help Her Daughter Turned Into An Inspiring Canadian Brand At The Clean Crate Company, we source top quality eco-friendly, non-toxic products made by Canadians, for Canadians.  Whe...

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Carbon Footprint: What Does It Mean And 3 Ways To Easily Reduce Yours
Carbon Footprint: What Does It Mean And 3 Ways To Easily Reduce Yours

By Candice Kincaid on Apr 27, 2021

We hear about our Carbon Footprint all the time, every wonder what that actually means and what you can do about it?  Carbon Footprint is defined by the Oxford Dictionary as “a measure of the amount of carbon dioxide that is produced by the activities of a person or company.” OK...why don’t we want more carbon dioxide in our environment? 

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4 Reasons Shopping Canadian Makes You Awesome!

By Candice Kincaid on Apr 19, 2021

Did you know that small and medium sized businesses make up over 99% of the Canadian economy, employing more than 10 million people?!!! As the Retail Council of Canada states: “Local retailers are the backbone of the Canadian economy.” By supporting Canadian companies and brands you are contributing to rebuilding our economy post COVID. As the saying goes - “we are in this together” and we are going to get out of it together. 

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Canadian Brand Spotlight - The Bare Co.
Canadian Brand Spotlight - The Bare Co.

By Candice Kincaid on Apr 14, 2021

We all want a home that is free of nasty chemicals, sparkling clean and smells delicious right? It might be the goal but it isn't always easy! If you have tried to make your own cleaners using water, essential oils and maybe a splash of vinegar but have found yourself sadly disappointed with the cleaning result - then we have the perfect solution for you!   

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