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Exposed: What’s Lurking in Febreze?

Forget what the TV commercials tell you:  Febreze doesn’t contain some miracle substance that envelopes bacteria in mid-air, leaving your house sanitized, healthy, fresh and clean-smelling.  What it d…

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Exposed: The Shocking Truth About Air Fresheners

Before you spray Febreze or plug in a Glade Plug-In, light a scented candle, or use some so-called air freshening wick, mist, aerosol, or other car or room deodorizer, think twice.  You’ll be shocked …

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How to Grow a Succulent Garden

We know that plants are great for indoor air quality, but if you've got a black thumb, the thought of keeping a house plant alive probably fills you with a little bit of dread. Succulents to the rescu…

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10 Houseplants That Clean the Air

Indoor air quality has become a real problem. Indoor air often contains formaldehyde from carpets and adhesives, volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from paints, petrochemicals from fragrances, and a la…

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No More Winter Blues: Healthy Chocolate & Eco-Friendly Snow & Ice Removal

Listen, laugh & learn with the Green Divas (and Green Dude Scott) anytime - Podcast here! Once again, we had one of our favorite guests, Green Dude Paul Miller, Coordinator for the Town of Morr…

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Improving Indoor Air Quality in Winter Months

After decades of neglect by the homebuilding industry, indoor air quality is finally getting some much-deserved airtime. It even has its own nickname: IAQ. Building scientists and progressive ar…

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Environmental Poisoning: Is Your Home Hurting You?

By Sally Lehrman, Natural Solutions It's not easy to know if your home sweet home could be making you sick, because symptoms of environmental illness (a long list that can include irritation of…

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Toxins in Utero

Exactly what is the full scope of a mother-to-be's lifestyle on her unborn child? We're reminded by our doctors to eat well during pregnancy, avoiding certain food products that, for example, contain …

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