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How to Remove Lead From Your Home

We all know lead is toxic, which is why it's not allowed in paint and children's toys because of the associated health risks. But were you aware that many other products are allowed to contain lead,…

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Worm Composting Helps Clean Up Heavy Metals

By Sami Grover, TreeHugger From airport scale worm composting to vermicomposting farm waste, the idea of using worms to eat our garbage is no longer confined to plastic tubs in TreeHuggers' basemen…

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32 Surprising Sources of Toxic Heavy Metals

Heavy metal is a serious threat to the health of your body and brain. Iím not referring to Ozzy Osbourne or Metallica here, although too much headbanging has probably damaged more than a few brain cel…

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Green Knitting: A Gorgeous Blanket Project

I've been looking for a bed coverlet to knit with a soothing neutral palette. Generally, I am attracted to knitted projects that are brightly patterned with a rainbow of colors. When I spotted this Lo…

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Got Heavy Metals in Your Soil?

Urban gardens have become a popular pastime for city dwellers looking to add a touch of beauty and homegrown vegetables into their lives. However, the chances of toxins lurking below your homegr…

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Heavy-Metal Toxicity: 16 Ways to Limit Your Exposure

By Catherine Guthrie, Experience Life What would you think if someone asked you to consume a dose of heavy metals every day for the rest of your life? Most likely, you'd be horrified. But truth b…

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