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Eco-friendly tips

How to Spot and Treat Termites

Every year, termites cause billions of dollars of damage. They eat away at building foundations, get inside walls, chomp on joists and studs and even nibble at furniture if they get inside. I can say …

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Oroeco Makes It Simple To Track Your Carbon Footprint

We live in a consumerism world. Products are packaged up nicely into stores that fit our wants, interests and needs. Or, you can go online and get instant gratification without putting your pants on a…

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8 Scariest Facts About Seafood

Swordfish with a side of dead marine mammals? Shrimp with a little slave labor on top? A Sprinkling of a illegal poaching and habitat degradation over your caviar? There's a whole lot of scary stuff t…

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Avoiding BPA? Meet the Controversial New Plastic Label

If you’re avoiding BPA because of its endocrine-disrupting properties, there’s a new plastic label that you may want to keep on your radar: EA free. But it's controversial. More and more consumers …

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7 Best Eco-Alternatives to Throw-Away Paper Towels

Sure, paper towels are convenient. But they're also one of the biggest sources of trash in our kitchens. Not only do they usually come wrapped in plastic you can't re-use. You can use a paper towel on…

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Here’s Why You Should Drink Organic Tea

Here’s a fun fact about commercial tea: The first time pesticides are washed off tea leaves is when you steep tea in your cup. To be fair, the amount of commercial pesticides in your cup is “a very…

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Another Reason To Ditch Soda: Cancer

As if we needed another reason not to drink soda, which is already associated with obesity and diabetes, here it is: cancer. Yes, cancer has been added to the risks associated with high levels of soda…

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Learn How to Wash Your Face with Food

One valuable rule I learned while detoxing my beauty routine is "Don't put anything on your skin that you wouldn't eat."¯ The following list of edible facial cleansers takes that advice to a whole new…

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Keep Your Shower Naturally Clean

Before discussing the eco-friendly way to clean your shower, I should mention one fact: I've got a thing for worn-out undershirts. Since the time when my kids grew past the cuddly onesie stage, my…

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Is Your Car Contributing to Autism Rates?

Pregnant women exposed to toxic contaminants found near freeways, especially during their third trimester, appear to be more likely to give birth to autistic children than women who live in areas …

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not what I thought you were talking about alone time if I get ditched I move on to plan B and get pr…

Any cat is worth adopting.

Love my puss cat, he just told me he loves me too, great companion, great hints and suggestions than…

I use rubbing alcohol with tea tree oil. Mix it in a little spray bottle. Works fine.