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Vermont to Pass GMO Labeling!

Against the odds and the lofty wallets of Monsanto lobbyists, Vermont is soon to be the first state to require mandatory GMO labeling. On April 16, with a vote of 28 to 2, the Vermont state senate …

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Are You Overdosing on Nutritional Supplements?

by Dr. Tina Marcantel, NMD, Contributor to Naturopathy on Allthingshealing.com Editor's Note from Rebecca Snowden: It's great to see patients and consumers taking charge of their health; however, a…

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Fight Climate Change With Holiday Shopping

The busiest shopping season of the year is upon us and consumers are being more careful than ever in how they spend their hard-earned dollars. More of us are also beginning to hold companies accou…

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DIY Clipboard Art and Writing Papers

Paper is a main staple of offices and schools. Aspiring to go paperless is a mighty, and also difficult goal of green businesses. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the average off…

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Are You Eating Genetically Modified Foods?

Most of us don't know it, but many of the foods we eat today have been genetically altered. Seventy percent of processed food in grocery stores contains some amount of genetically engineered component…

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Country of Origin Labeling: What Does It Mean?

Last fall, the long-awaited rule requiring mandatory country-of-origin labeling (COOL) for food went into effect. Food & Water Watch and other consumer and farming groups have been fighting for …

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Your Incredible Shrinking Groceries

While reaching for my usual breakfast cereal at the local bodega, I noticed something different. "Eco-friendly packaging!" the box proclaimed. "Fabulous!" I thought. Until I got home and plopped it d…

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Eco-Positive eBay: A World of Good

"Invest wisely in beauty; it will serve you all the days of your life." Gee, I wish I said that, but since one of my architectural design heroes, Frank Lloyd Wright did, I think it is a message worth …

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