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Plastic-Free Storage

Frankly, it is hard to find alternatives to the big plastic storage bins that are as cheap, long lasting, durable and convenient. But given that these containers emit the plastic smell for months, u…

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Green Dog Collars

Don't call me petty, but I'm going to suggest greening your dog collar. "Must we green everything? What's the big deal with a dog collar?" you may ask. To which I reply: 44.8 million American househol…

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Sensuous, Sensible, Sustainable Sheets

I'll take cotton sheets over their synthetic sisters in a heartbeat—but the thought of all those pesticides used on cotton crops has been elbowing me in the psyche lately. Looking for organic cott…

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Green Chi: Fabrics With a Good Hand

When I shop for clothes my hand reaches out as soon as my eyes spot a color and texture that appeals to me, to feel if the fabric has a “good hand.” The fabric hand connects me immediately to my sen…

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Fashion With a Conscience

"There is no beauty in the finest cloth if it makes hunger and unhappiness." —Mahatma Ghandi (1869–1948) Are you exercising and eating organic food, but wearing conventional, synthetic, chemically…

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Find Your Eco-Nirvana in Maui

Nirvana, ahhh—that place where you feel in total harmony with your world. Of course, if your Nirvana is room service in a four star hotel in Manhattan, you may want to question if this Maui Eco Retrea…

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