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How to Celebrate Easter, Plastic-Free

Easter can turn into one big plastic trash pile if you're not careful. Go Easter shopping anywhere and you're likely to be overwhelmed by plastic eggs, plastic grass, plastic baskets, plastic bunny ra…

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A 2-Ingredient Deodorant Recipe That WORKS!

I've been using this DIY deodorant for over a year now, and it's by far my favorite recipe. If you've made the switch -- or tried to make the switch -- from conventional deodorants to natural alter…

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10 Ways to Spend Earth Hour That Can Actually Make a Difference

In 2007, Earth Hour launched in Australia as a "lights-off" event to raise awareness about climate change. Today, the event is observed in 162 countries on the last Thursday in March from 8:30 - 9:30 …

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All-Natural DIY Recipes for Seasonal Skincare

Finding the right skin care products for your routine can be difficult, especially if you want to avoid conventional cosmetics, harmful chemicals, or animal testing. But did you know that you can make…

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22 Surprising Uses for Lemons

Lemons are one of the most versatile fruits out there. And no, we're not just talking about in cooking! Lemon juice is an acid, a natural disinfectant, and a nutritional powerhouse. Its scent is perfe…

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20 Ways to Conserve Water at Home

March 22 is World Water Day! Read and share the following tips, and do your part to help reduce our overall water consumption! With more and more areas struggling with droughts, conserving water i…

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DIY Non-Toxic Foaming Handsoap

Who doesn't love a luscious foaming hand soap? Even better if it's non-toxic foaming handsoap! There are some great natural brands out there making non-toxic, healthy and velvety foaming hand s…

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These Toxic Floors Could Be Sabotaging Your Health

Lumber Liquidators, one of the largest flooring retailers in the U.S., appears to be selling laminate that contains unacceptable levels of formaldehyde. The levels are so high, pediatricians worry tha…

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Why K-Cup Crafts Aren’t the Answer

An ounce of waste for every cup of coffee–that’s what Keurig is doing to our planet. Sure, all that waste may not *literally* equal the giant K-Cup monster that destroys that nameless city in t…

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7 Common Dishwasher-Loading Mistakes That May Surprise You

Brought to you by the researchers who spend their time studying the mysterious mechanics that happen behind the closed dishwasher door. Of all the complicated things we have to contend with in day-…

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