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Navigating a Toxic World with Environmental Rock Star Ken Cook

Yes, we've been talking a lot about the minefield of toxins in our every day world. From carcinogenic flame retardants in our furniture to toxins invading our sex life, it is pretty much impossible to…

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3 Bloggers Receive $1000 Earth Day Grants

By Kristina Kapaun for DietsInReview.com Every year, associates from Earth, Inc., the company that brought us Kalso Earth Shoes, known as "the original wellness shoe," celebrate its annual birthday…

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Non Toxic Nail Polish

I posted this article back in January, but I thought that summer was prime time for a repost - since if you all are anything like me, you can't get enough of open-toed shoes and bare feet. The more…

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The Good Color

Revitalize a room with a fresh coat of paint. Itís affordable, fun, and can even be environmentally friendly, thanks to the many companies manufacturing eco paints. Here are a few we like: Above: P…

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Non-Toxic Nail Polish

The more natural I go with skin care, the more natural I go with everything I put on my body. My latest green switch is nail care. I am a big fan of painted nails. In my jewelry career, that was limit…

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Packing Away Winter Without Hazardous Mothballs

Sunnier, longer days beckon us to enjoy more time outside, and to do the clothing switchover. Bye-bye corduroys, hello linen. As you pack away your down comforters, favorite sweaters or other items…

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Natural Home Cleaning Tips (with video)

Is it crowded under your sink with bottles of cleaning products? Healthy cleaning at home starts with some basic ingredients that keep toxins at bay, the EcoNest sparkling and your pocketbook happy. …

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Get Rid of Pests Naturally

Recently I was at a friend's house when I noticed a giant carpenter ant crawling across the wall. The master of the house promptly squished it under his thumb, to my squeamish protests, followed by hi…

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How to Make a Non-Toxic Cleaning Kit

Most modern synthetic cleaning products are based on age-old formulas using natural ingredients that were passed down through the generations because the chemistry was right. Going back to the origina…

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The Great Spring Clean: Win an Eco-Friendly Cleaning Kit!

The sun in shining, the birds are chirping (at least here at Care2), yet my sense of organization remains in hibernation mode. So, in honor of today, the official first day of spring, I will dedicate …

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