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Featured on KOMO4 News segments

This page is updated regularly to coincide with the most recent EcoConsumer/KOMO4 News appearance. Visit the products archive to learn about products and resources featured on past appearances.

Note: Because of time constraints, some of the products and resources listed here may be shown on the air only very briefly, or not at all. Many of the following links lead to external sites.

Eco-Summer

Air date: June 21, 2017

Mosquito spray made with essential oils, from Uncle Harry's Natural Products

http://www.uncleharrys.com/store/aromatherapy-oils/synergy-blends/go-away-mosquito-spray-4-fl-oz

Info about Uncle Harry’s Natural Products’ “eco-farm” in Redmond, WA

http://www.uncleharrys.com/about-us/uncle-harrys-farm

Mosquito headnet from Outdoor Research

https://www.outdoorresearch.com/us/en/deluxe-spring-ring-headnet/p/2433770999222

Products to deal with mosquitoes, including non-chemical methods, from Sweethome product review site

http://thesweethome.com/reviews/the-best-bug-killing-gear/#mosquitoes

How to get rid of fruit flies in your kitchen without chemicals, from WikiHow

http://www.wikihow.com/Kill-Fruit-Flies

Keeping food scraps for composting in the freezer to reduce fruit flies – 6/11/15 Kitchn article

http://www.thekitchn.com/my-quest-for-the-perfect-freezer-compost-bin-life-in-the-kitchen-220435

Kurt Farm Shop – ice cream from milk and cream from Vashon Island cows

http://www.kurtwoodfarms.com/kurt-farm-shop/

Ice cream from Salt & Straw ice cream shops made from surplus food ingredients – June 2017 project

https://saltandstraw.com/product/seasonal-pints

Urban Gleaners, Portland-based non-profit food recovery program and partner in that Salt & Straw project

http://urbangleaners.org/

LG window air conditioner – example of energy-efficient model

http://www.lg.com/us/air-conditioners/lg-LW8012ER-window-air-conditioner

Federal energy-efficiency label for that LG air conditioner

http://www.lg.com/us/support/products/documents/LG LW8012ER Air Conditioner Energy Guide.pdf

Finding the best, most energy-efficient air conditioner – 6/2/17 New York Times article

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/02/realestate/the-best-way-to-cool-your-space.html

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Updated: Jun. 20, 2017


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