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How to ID & Avoid Harmful Toxins At Home (Infographic)

Who knew there could be so many toxic chemicals in our homes? Identifying toxins can be hard. If only products containing toxic chemicals in our homes were clearly marked as hazardous, toxic or dea…

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4 Eco-Friendly Ways to Manage Your Money

In the wake of tax season, many Americans find themselves face-to-face with a pile of paper clutter. Unfortunately, when it comes to finances, conquering the paper clutter is an all year round task. M…

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3 Lawn Alternatives for Low-Maintenance, Eco-Friendly Yards

A lush green lawn is lovely in theory, but in actual practice, it tends to be a major hassle. Mowing and weeding are just plain hard work, and the amount of water necessary to maintain a traditional l…

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12 Things You Should Never Buy (But Make Them, Instead)

You don't have to be a crafter to make things. The items on this list are all things that anyone can make, whether you're super artsy or have never crafted a thing in your life. Back when I was fir…

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5 Ways to Reuse K-Cups if You Already Own a Keurig

By this point everyone already knows K-Cups are horrible for the environment. Itís been documented time and time again† As of late every major media outlet from The Atlantic to NPR has written a stor…

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8 Health Benefits of Antioxidant-Rich Aloe Vera

Aloe vera is a popular medicinal plant that has been used for thousands of years. It is best known for treating skin injuries, such as burns and sores, but may also have several other therapeutic prop…

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7 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day Without Planting a Tree

Don't get me wrong - I love planting trees, and Earth Day is the perfect time to do it. But if you've already planted enough trees to populate a whole forest, or don't have room to plant anything wher…

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Earth Day Connection: Listen to the Earth

Earth is callingócan you hear Her? The environmental issues we face causes me great anxiety or agida, as my Italian grandmother used to say. I work actively to focus on the positive things happe…

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Can Human Bodies Become Compost?

Our burial practices are generally a taboo topic. We donít like to think about death, least of all how our burials will affect the environment. Unfortunately, burials arenít very sustainable, so letís…

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How Many Planets Does It Take To Support Your Lifestyle?

You know what size shoe you wear. But do you have any idea how big the footprint is you leave behind? Iím not talking about how long your foot is from toe to heel, or how wide it is. Iím talking ab…

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I didn't even knowi had an inner mean girl but apparently I do!

What an eye-opener! I never knew you could use the toilet for so many purposes.

yay! I like some of these.