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8 Scary Cleaning Chemicals to Avoid

The average household contains about 62 toxic chemicals, say environmental experts. We're exposed to them routinely -- from the phthalates in synthetic fragrances to the noxious fumes in oven clean…

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Healthy Fixes for Unpleasant Household Odors

Phew! What’s that smell? We human beings are very sensitive to disagreeable household scents, which make a house feel somehow less clean and homey. Get rid of unlovely odors with these 12 easy, natu…

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DOs & DON’Ts for Naturally Cleaning Burnt Pots or Pans

It's not that we're absent-minded, exactly. We're just trying too hard to multitask. "We" refers to a segment of the population that spends an inordinate amount of time online, Googling remedies for o…

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No-Streak Non-Toxic DIY Glass Cleaner

Ok, I'm late to the party this spring. Between weird weather, allergies and an exceptionally busy Green Diva Studio schedule, I just haven't had the pull to be outside playing much yet this spring. So…

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10 DIY Green Cleaning Recipes

The first day of spring is coming up in just a week and a half, and that means it's time to start thinking about spring cleaning! Instead of harsh store-bought cleaners, try some of these DIY green cl…

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6 Natural House Cleaning Recipes

My aunt Julie is one of the coolest people I know. She is in her early 70s and runs triathlons and wins most of the ones she competes in. She beat pancreatic cancer a number of years ago and never ski…

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Home Detox: Greener Cleaners & Houseplants

Had a great time on Ebru Today talking about how to detox our homes as we prepare to seal ourselves in for the colder months. I focused primarily on cleaning products because I think so many folks…

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The King and Queen of Green and New GD Studio

Listen, laugh & learn with the Green Divas Radio Show Podcast! We had a great time in our new studio digs -- WMTR 1250AM (northern NJ/NY metro). Our production crew was awesome (thank you Mike)…

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The Great Thanksgiving Countdown

If you are not hosting everyone at your house, consider yourself lucky. You don’t have to clean up the whole house, manage all the expectations, or think about whether or not everything can fit in you…

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Guide to Cleaning Product Labels

When we clean our homes, is it best to use antibacterial, disinfectant or sanitizing cleaners?  What’s the difference between those labels?  Is it better to use one in the kitchen and another in the b…

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