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The Glampeur’s Guide: Don't Put Chemical-Ridden Soaps & Sunscreens on Your Skin!

Toxins in Backcountry Sunscreen & Soap That are Bad for Wildlife & Plants Text by Lizzy Scully, Photos by Steve Fassbinder In this two-part series, we’ll examine why putting chemical-ridden soaps and sunscreens on your skin or into the ground is a bad idea. In this first part I focus on soaps and sunscreens and why they are bad for flora and fauna. Did you know your body actually acquires nutrients through the largest organ in your body—the skin? Right. That’s why when I put sunscreen on my face or a cheap lip balm on my lips, I can taste the chemicals in my mouth moments later. But these chemicals don’t just taste bad. Of the 13,000 chemicals used in cosmetics...

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Green Goo: Committed to Giving Back

Our mission at Green Goo holds giving back at its core: We feel fortunate at Green Goo. We are able to work with family, be supported by our community, and make a product that we believe in.   We believe deeply in passing on this good fortune by partnering with charities, aid organizations, and causes close to our hearts, both in the US and around the world. This is the cornerstone of our business. Our passion is to provide all people access to healthy and affordable products. These are some of the organizations we’ve partnered with to make sure we are living the phrase, “Making a difference, One Tin at a Time.” 1% for the Planet If you believe that health and...

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The Glampeur’s Guide to Spicing it Up

Reuse Stackable Tin Containers for Your Backcountry Seasonings Kit! Text by Lizzy Scully, Photos by Steve Fassbinder I prepare food in the backcountry just as I cook at home, using lots of spices to ensure my food is varied and tastes delicious. But, inevitably, I haven’t been able to take as many kinds of spices car camping or backpacking as I want because the six-quart plastic seasoning bin in my camp kitchen kit just doesn't hold that much (see photo at the bottom of this post). However, I recently found a simple, effective and tidy solution to my problem. Read on… Heavy, bulky and often expensive, 2oz. to 4oz. jars of savory, thyme, salt and cinnamon typically fit badly in my...

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Green Goo at Outdoor Retailer and SnowSports Industries America Conference

At Green Goo, we love spreading the word about healthy skincare products. We’re constantly expanding into new industries, and 2017 will be marked by our expansion into adventure sports.To make this happen, we’re going to be alongside some of the biggest retailers in the outdoor industry at Outdoor Retailer and in the ski industry at the SnowSports Industries America Conference. Everybody needs to take care of their skin, but that’s especially true for adventure athletes and enthusiasts. If you’re outside and moving often, chances are good you’ve experienced wind-whipped skin or exposure to cold or chafing from days in the backcountry. Adventures can be hard on the body, which is why it’s so important to not only heal, but to...

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