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Exposed: Is Your Child’s Classroom Toxic?

When you consider that children spend almost as much time at school as they do at home, itís imperative that the environment be a healthy oneóor at least, a non-toxic one.† This is particularly true w…

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Exposed: What’s Lurking in Febreze?

Forget what the TV commercials tell you:† Febreze doesnít 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.† Youíll 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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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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