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Friday, April 16, 2010

Seventh Generation Review and Giveaway

I was recently given the opportunity to review several product from Seventh Generation. Seventh Generation is committed to becoming the world's most trusted brand of authentic, safe, and environmentally-responsible products for a healthy home. For 20 years, the closely held Burlington, Vermont-based company has been at the forefront of a cultural change in consumer behavior and business ethics.

Right now Seventh Generation has a campaign called the "million baby crawl" going on. From the site: "Mounting scientific evidence points to widespread exposure to chemicals that can cause serious and adverse impacts on human health, particularly for children.

The federal law that should protect us from health-harming chemicals just doesn't work. Since 1976, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has required safety testing on only 200 of the more than 80,000 chemicals on the market. We need a stronger chemical law to keep our families safe and healthy."

They are pushing for stronger laws, and you can help! Join the Million Baby Crawl now!


Seventh Generation was gracious enough to send me a "free and clear" cleaning stater kit that included Disinfecting Multi-Surface cleaner, Disinfecting Bathroom cleaner, Disinfecting Wipes,Laundry Detergent, Liquid Fabric Softener, Dish liquid, All- Purpose Cleaner, Auto-Dishwasher Pacs, Glass Cleaner, Natural Paper Towels and a Seventh Gen Recycled Bag.

I was so excited to get my box of goodies in the mail and start using them!


I have to say that I am sold on these products! I love them! The first ones I tried was the laundry detergent and fabric softener. I used them on a load of whites that was full of my husbands stinky socks ;-) It worked great! They were all fresh and white! There wasn't a strong detergent smell like you get with some detergents, and I love that!
Next I cleaned my kitchen with the multi surface cleaner. It worked great! It even got up bacon grease from dinner the night before with out any effort!
Speaking of bacon grease, I used the dish soap for the skillet I cooked the bacon in, and it worked like a charm!
Same goes for the rest of the products! I will definitely look for these next time I need cleaning products. And the best part? They are available at most stores, and there are even coupons out for them!

So, you want to win some of your own? Seventh Generation has offered one of my readers a kit just like the one I recieved!

Here's how to enter:

1. (mandatory) Head to Seventh Generation and tell me something you learned
2. Join the million baby crawl (2 entries)
3. Follow Seventh Generation on Twitter
4. Fan Seventh Generation on Facebook
5. Follow this blog
6. Follow me on twitter
7. Fan me on facebook
8. Put my blog button, etsy button or event button on your blog (1 entry each)
9. Blog about this giveaway. Lin back to this post and seventh generation
10. Tweet about this giveaway. Be sure to include @katrinawelch and put the url in the comment box.

That's it! you have 10 chances to win! Good Luck!

Open to US residents over the age of 18.
Giveaway will end Apr. 30th at midnight.

Disclosure: I was not paid for this post, but was provided with the products to review. All opinions are 100% mine.



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75 comments:

Anonymous said...

I learned that Thyme is a natural disinfectant--plus it smells good!

Christie
ropp(dot)5@wright(dot)edu

Busy Working Mama said...

I learned they have a dishwahing gel and I WANT to try it!

Busy Working Mama said...

@busyworkingmama follows 7th gen on twitter

Busy Working Mama said...

I'm your latest GFN followwer - I love giveaways!

Busy Working Mama said...

@busyworkingmama is following you on twitter

bekah said...

I learned that seventh generation donates 10% of their profits to organizations working for positive change. I like that about them!

bekah said...

i joined the million baby crawl! "catiegab" is my crawler :D

bekah said...

@bekhaddock now follows seventh generation on twitter!

bekah said...

i am now a fan of seventh gen on FB :D

bekah said...

i've been following your blog. but now @bekhaddock follows you on twitter!

bekah said...

i put your blog button & you etsy button on my blog.

bekah said...

i just tweeted!

bekah said...

And now i just blogged about the giveaway. I guess that's about all I can do :) Really want this kit!! ;)

tara said...

I love that they have new aromas that work well together -- 7th Generation used to have synthetic aromas -- I'm so glad they've changed this!

Happy Follow Friday from your newest follower!

bekah said...

i put your button on my blog

bekah said...

i follow your blog :)

bekah said...

now a fan of *My life as a Married Girl* on FB!!

Vicki said...

If every household replaced there detergent with petrolium free, we could save 466,000 barrels of oil a year.

Vicki said...

I foloow your blog

Vicki said...

I'm a fan on FB

Vicki said...

I became a fan of seventh generation on FB

Fran said...

I learned that organic cleaners can still kill 99.9% of bacteria!

Fran said...

I am a fan of seventh generation on facebook

Fran said...

I joined the million baby crawl (#1)

Fran said...

I joined the million baby crawl (#2)

Fran said...

I fanned you on facebook

fran oriordan

Fran said...

I am following you on twitter

maryjackgrace

Lynn said...

I learned that about 35 billion loads of laundry are washed each year in the U.S. The average household washes about 50 pounds of laundry in 7.4 weekly loads, cleaning some 6,000 items annually. About half of all loads are done in warm water, 35% in cold, and 15% in hot. Some 90% of those loads are dried in a gas or electric dryer.
Thank you for the chance to win!
rawrms(at)gmail(dot)com

Anonymous said...

i learned that if every household replaced one bottle of ultra pertroleum based laundry detergent with their plant derived product it would save 466,000 barrels of oil a year.
Autumn

Anonymous said...

i follow you
Autumn

VickieB said...

I learned that they are involved in the Toxic Chemical Policy Reform effort

VickieB said...

follow Seventh Generation on Twitter vlbsweeps

Attila & Tamara said...

I learned that their Chlorine free diapers have a super absorbent polymer that is non-toxic and hypoallergenic!

szogediek at yahoo dot com

Attila & Tamara said...

I joined the million baby crawl!

szogediek at yahoo dot com

Attila & Tamara said...

I joined the million baby crawl

szogediek at yahoo dot com

Attila & Tamara said...

I follow Seventh Generation on Twitter

ID: @szogediek

szogediek at yahoo dot com

Attila & Tamara said...

I follow your blog!

szogediek at yahoo dot com

Attila & Tamara said...

I follow you on Twitter

ID: @szogediek

szogediek at yahoo dot com

Attila & Tamara said...

I have your event button on my blog:

http://www.szogediek.blogspot.com/

szogediek at yahoo dot com

Domestic Diva said...

They make a grapefruit scented dishwasher soap. Yum!

Tessa said...

Folling your blog! :)

Tessa said...

Already a fan on Facebook

Tessa said...

Following 7th Gen on Twitter

Tessa said...

Fanned 7th gen on Facebook

Tessa said...

Folling you on Twitter

Tessa said...

I learned that if everybody in the US replaces their current liquid laundry soap with 7th Gen's we could save over 466,000 drums of oil! Wow!

There is a similar savings with waterbottles and replacing disposable ones with reusable ones, such as the fancy loveable ones put out by Tupperware ;)

Tessa said...

I joined the million baby crawl

glenda09 said...

People could save 466,000 barrels of oil a year if every household replaced their detergent with petrolium free ones!

glenda.a.silva(@)gmail(.)com

Me and Mine in a Small Town

glenda09 said...

I joined the crawl! TinyT is my baby's name my zip code is 88310 and my name is Glenda if you try to find me!

glenda.a.silva(@)gmail(.)com

Me and Mine in a Small Town

glenda09 said...

I joined the million baby crawl#2 TinyT is my crawlers name 88310 is my zip

glenda.a.silva(@)gmail(.)com

Me and Mine in a Small Town

glenda09 said...

I'm following 7th Generation on Twitter @wellnessmommie is me!

glenda.a.silva(@)gmail(.)com

Me and Mine in a Small Town

glenda09 said...

I follow you on Twitter @wellnessmommie is me!

glenda.a.silva(@)gmail(.)com

Me and Mine in a Small Town

glenda09 said...

I follow this blog via google friend connect

glenda.a.silva(@)gmail(.)com

Me and Mine in a Small Town

glenda09 said...

I have your button on the left of my blog

glenda.a.silva(@)gmail(.)com

click below... (my blog)

Me and Mine in a Small Town

VickieB said...

follow on Twitter vlbsweeps

VickieB said...

follow on GFC

VickieB said...

button http://vickieb52.blogspot.com

VickieB said...

tweet http://twitter.com/vlbsweeps/status/12821779344

VickieB said...

I guess liking is becoming a fan, that was my only option
http://www.facebook.com/vlbsweeps

bison61 said...

I read that they are working to ensure that their products have a circular lifecycle, meaning natural resources are being used and renewed at a rate that is always below their rate of depletion.

tiramisu392 (at) yahoo.com

Anonymous said...

I learned that according to Project Laundry List, about 35 billion loads of laundry are washed each year in the U.S.. wow! -Liz, chlives at hotmail dot com

Anonymous said...

I'm a fan of Seventh Generation on Facebook! -Liz chlives at hotmail dot com

Anonymous said...

I now follow your blog! -(Mama of Dos Monkeys) -Liz, chlives at hotmail dot com

Wehaf said...

I learned they offer feminine hygeine products.

urchiken at gmail dot com

Renee said...

I learned that "The average household washes about 50 pounds of laundry in 7.4 weekly loads, cleaning some 6,000 items annually." That's a lot of laundry!
yeloechikee at hotmail dot com

bekah said...

voted for doves #1

bekah said...

voted for doves #2

bekah said...

voted for doves #3

bekah said...

voted for doves #4

bekah said...

voted for doves #5

A. Lanigan said...

I like that you can register for coupons.
anglanigan@gmail.com

A. Lanigan said...

joined the crawl
anglanigan@gmail.com

A. Lanigan said...

joined the crawl #2
anglanigan@gmail.com

A. Lanigan said...

FB fan 7th Gen
anglanigan@gmail.com

T & T Crafts said...

Blogged about the giveaway!

http://ttcrafts.blogspot.com