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articles by: Jana, selected from Plenty magazine

Second-Best to Breast: Glass Baby Bottles

Breast or bottle? While breastfeeding is best, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics, most babies, as a practical matter, learn to handle both. Breastfeeding moms frequently express and stor…

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Go Baby Go: Eco-Friendly Baby Care

Zoliís new eco-friendly baby care is perfect for expecting parents that want their little onesí lives greener than Kermitís. To protect the health of babies, Zoli forgoes toxic ingredients like PVC, P…

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Is Nature Deficit Disorder Real?

Is there concrete evidence for the health benefits of childhood nature play? Some parents, particularly those who live in an urban setting, worry that they don't get their kids outside often enough. O…

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DIY: Window Caulking

Nobody likes sky-high heating billsóglobal warming, even less so. Yet according to the Alliance to Save Energy, the average U.S. household will pay $2,300 this year on residential energy costs, with h…

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The “Green” Cigarette?

A few years ago, U.S. tobacco farms were considered a dying breed. With the number of American smokers on a steep decline, federal subsidies on their way out, and public smoking areas getting sealed o…

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Nuclear Energy: Good or Bad?

Like a neutron colliding with an atom, two factors are igniting Americans, and particularly environmentalists, into reconciling a messy question: Do we or donít we want to develop nuclear power? Eight…

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How to Recycle Blue Jeans

Got a pile of old, ripped jeans in need of recycling? You might have heard about home insulation made from denim, but donít know how to donate. Well Bonded Logic makes insulation out of old denim,…

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Gift Books: Celebrate John Muir’s Green Legacy

From Plenty Magazine. As a new Administration rings in a new green era, it befits us to remember John Muir, without whom we'd have precious little Nature left. But first, a little holiday rant: Ye…

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Make Your Own Holiday Ornaments

Start a new tradition by making tree ornaments out of recycled and repurposed materials. Instead of store-bought trimmings for their office Christmas tree, the Plenty magazine editors (along with a fe…

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Extreme Recycling and the Zero Waste Movement

I don't have to extol the virtues of recycling. It's like buckling up in the car: If you're not doing it at this point, it's because you're ignoring it, not because you're ignorant. But while I'm glad…

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