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6 Steps to Finding Your Authentic Style

Green, authentic style is all about self-expression. So the easiest way to look and feel fabulous is by simply being yourself. Sometimes, being authentic is easier said than done. We've all f…

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Why You Should Wash Your Clothes Before You Wear Them

As many as 2,000 chemicals may be involved in making the clothes in your closet. They include pesticides, toxic dyes, and formaldehyde — a known carcinogen used as a mildew preventive in the fashion w…

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10 Winter Camping Tips

Winter camping is a great way to get outside during the cold months, provided you plan ahead in detail. Here are some tips on how to get started. There was a time when winter camping was a way of l…

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How Our Jeans Are Damaging the Rivers Around Us

Do you think your favorite pair of designer jeans was overpriced? Think again. It should be impossible to put a price tag on a product that poisons the most important lifelines of our planet, but unfo…

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Too Fit for the Gym? This Woman Had to Leave for Being In Shape

Tiffany Austin may hold the record for the shortest gym membership. She quit Planet Fitness just 15 minutes after joining because the staff members allegedly told her she was too toned and intimidatin…

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Recycle Your Old Clothes and More

If you are like me, the amount of waste you put in your trash has decreased significantly over the past decade. This is due to a number of factors, including the recycling bin that I fill up every wee…

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Thrift Store Shopping 101 – 10 Tips

There are few things I enjoy more in the world than scouring the racks at my local secondhand store. There are so many treasures to be found! What's more, shopping secondhand is about as green as you …

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Bulletproof Skin Made From Spider Silk

Scientists helping to make a bio-art installation have created a bulletproof skin. Photo Credit: Kilarin via Flickr. Science News by NewsLook   // …

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Would You Believe it was Made from Spider Silk?

The world's largest pieces of fabric made from spiders' silk have gone on show in the UK. Lifestyle News by NewsLook var nl_rand = "CmwPdeemmmg1liqb", NewsLook = NewsLook || {}; NewsLook.emb…

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Ethical Fashion Cleans Up Pollution (with video)

Can “design thinking” imbue a wide spectrum of solutions to help clean up pollution problems? Conscious designers in the fashion world are connecting the dots between design, the environment and our h…

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