KENNEWICK -- The Tri City Herb Club will meet at noon Wednesday for a potluck of soup, salad and bread at the home of Barbara LaPrath of Kennewick.
The program will be on herb garden planning.
For reservations and directions, call 509-783-0566.
New cleaning products offer refillable bottles
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A new line of cleaning pro-ducts is designed to reduce waste and shipping costs.
JAWS (Just Add Water System) products come in spray bottles that are designed to be refilled and reused.
The refill comes in a small cartridge containing a concentrated form of the cleaner, to which you add tap water. That reduces the cost of shipping larger containers of cleaner.
JAWS is available in a glass and hard-surface cleaner, a multipurpose cleaner and degreaser, a bathroom cleaner and deodorizer and a disinfectant cleaner and degreaser.
All but the disinfectant are available at Bed Bath & Beyond. They sell for $7.99 for a filled bottle plus two refill cartridges, or $3.99 for two refills. They also can be ordered at www.buyjaws.com.
More information about the products is available at www.jawsclean.com.
Company offers de-icer with fruity fragrance
The craze to scent our surroundings has gone outdoors. Fruits & Passion, a company that makes products with fruit-based fragrances, is offering a de-icer.
Fruits & Passion's Scented De-Icing Salt will melt the ice off your sidewalk while releasing a Winter Berries fragrance. It comes packaged in a metal pail with a wood scoop.
A 35-ounce pail of de-icer is priced at $16.50 at www. fruits-passion.com. (To find it quickly, search for the word "salt.") Shipping is extra.