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Non-Toxic Cleaning

12 Great Ways to Use Castile Soap

I buy my castile soap in bulk. I'm just a super twigs-and-granola kinda gal, which means I use castile soap by the bucketful. But don't worry, for those less committed to "crunchy" life, they also sel…

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How to Tackle a Mold Problem

If you're doing a home improvement project, there are many hazards to be aware of before you start—from lead in paint to radon in your basement. So it's a good idea to always test before you start the…

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No-Streak Non-Toxic DIY Glass Cleaner

Ok, I'm late to the party this spring. Between weird weather, allergies and an exceptionally busy Green Diva Studio schedule, I just haven't had the pull to be outside playing much yet this spring. So…

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15 Brilliant Uses for Vegetable Oil

From cleaning jewelry to perfectly-measured ingredients, read on for some of the most interesting ways to use this pantry staple. Have a favorite use of your own? Let us know in the comments! Earli…

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How and Why to Avoid Products With Palm Oil

Did you know that a single ingredient in many cookies, ice cream and soap is destroying the homes of multiple endangered species? According to saynotopalmoil.com, the palm oil industry is linked to…

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Don’t Wash Your Jeans Too Much, Says Levi’s CEO

How often do you chuck your jeans in the laundry? If it's more than once a year, the CEO of Levi's thinks you're doing it wrong. At a green-themed conference sponsored by Fortune, Chip Bergh said he p…

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11 Helpful DIY Cleaning Recipes (Infographic)

We know many Care2 readers are privy to the household tricks of baking soda, lemons and vinegar. These items are ideal for safely (and cheaply) cleaning your home. But if you're looking for a handy al…

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3 Things In Your Home That Could Be Aging You Prematurely

What if you could look and feel younger by simply making some small shifts in your home environment? Every day we're exposed to hundreds of untested chemicals---from additives in food to endocrine …

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What You Should (And Shouldn’t) Dry Clean

Dry cleaning is a hassle, it's expensive, and it's not always good for the environment. Can we skip it altogether without ruining our wardrobes? Well, yes and no. Read on for this helpful guide on wha…

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We Tested It: Black Tea Glass Cleaner

Do-it-yourself cleaning and cosmetics have kind of become my obsession. I think about how I used to slap down my cold hard cash for all those creepy chemicals, those toxins just sitting under my sink,…

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Thank you so much for your graphic sheet, useful, easy and pleasant.

Thanks...so cute. Watched it 2 times.

Cedar, you are correct in that almond milk has very little protein (1 gram) compared to dairy milk (…

Ditto John c: Meaningless article that will blog into nastiness. Easy 20 butterfly points.

Interesting I am unfamiliar with the species.