Countertop Compost Bins

10 Best Countertop Compost Bins of 2017

Sometimes, it just makes more sense to throw food scraps and leftovers in a handy, accessible countertop bin. More people are turning to kitchen composters because of how easy they are to use. Furthermore, it is much more sustainable than throwing food scraps away. According to a recent report by WRI (World Resources Institute) and UNEP, about 1/3 of all globally …

optimum vortex blender review

Optimum G2.1 Platinum Series Vortex Blender Review and Recipe

Here at EcoKarma, we are always excited to share new products with you, especially when we get to personally test them out and give you some raw feedback. We have a couple of smoothie fanatics on our team, and when Froothie, the exclusive distributers of Optimum Blenders, reached out to us for a review on one of their models, we …

Best Composters and Tumblers

Composter Reviews: 15 Best Bins and Tumblers of 2017

Here at Ecokarma, we believe that one day the majority of waste will be returned to a more natural cycle. Progress is being made on many fronts. With the amount of education available about recycling, the amount of trash in an average household has decreased significantly. We are hoping that education about composting will help to diminish unnecessary household waste …

The 5 Best Food Storage Containers for Buying Food in Bulk

There are so many benefits to buying food in bulk, from Environmental Impact to Emergency Preparedness to Economics.  In this article we’ll walk you through one of the simplest and least expensive ways you can reduce your carbon footprint while easing your family food budget, and show you some of the best food storage containers available on the market. What …

Food Preservation

Food Preservation

There are a wide number of modern day techniques and machines that help us preserve food and store abundance for later. Most Popular Methods: Drying Freezing Cooling Canning Pickling Heating Boiling Smoking Vacuum Sealing Why It’s Important?? Food waste is a very large problem, especially in America. Americans lead the world in food waste. It is estimated that about 50% …

Water filter pitchers

Eco-Friendly Water Filter Pitchers for Your Kitchen

Some people’s drink of choice might be tea, others might be into juicing or smoothies. Regardless of your preference, I think we can all agree on the importance of drinking enough. It’s especially important to make sure you’re drinking enough water every day, as dehydration can cause your skin to dry out, as well as make you feel more lethargic and …

canning equipment

Best Canning Kits: A Guide for Buying & Using Canning Equipment

According to the EPA, over 40% of greenhouse gas emissions are directly related to a combination of transportation and manufacturing, meaning that the food we buy from the local grocery store, which is nearly always packaged and/or grown somewhere else and shipped by truck, arrives at a withering cost to our environment.  In the past, we’ve revealed lots of ways to cut back …

best iced tea maker

Best Iced Tea Maker: Cool off with a Delightful Drink

Finally the sun is shining, warming you from head to toe as well as the earth beneath your feet. Warmer days are on your heels and you’re excited to spend more time outside. Before you reach down and grab an ice cold can of your favorite soda, maybe you should consider a better, more satisfying option. Iced tea is a …

best espresso machine

6 Best Espresso Machines of 2017: Nothing Like a Strong Kick in the Morning

Prices of coffee keep going up, and stopping every morning at your favorite cafe is becoming less common. Espresso machines are more affordable then ever, and they’ve become functional enough for anybody to use. Nothing gets you going in the morning like a good espresso, and making them at home has never been easier. Here’s our top 6 list of …