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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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Go Baby Go: Eco-Friendly Baby Care

Zoliís new eco-friendly baby care is perfect for expecting parents that want their little onesí lives greener than Kermitís. To protect the health of babies, Zoli forgoes toxic ingredients like PVC, P…

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Natural Laundry Solutions

By the time laundry day comes around, youíre probably more concerned with cleaning your sonís Spider-Man jammies and your daughterís favorite purple shirt than you are with the chemicals swirling arou…

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The Good, the Green and the Ugly: Laundry Detergents

The laundry room was once my Waterloo. Faced with three infants who refused bibs yet ate with gusto, an ancient machine that seemed to wash dirt into clothes, and brightly-colored somethings that inev…

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Simple Ways to Detox Your Home

A clean home is more than just sparkling countertops and well-vacuumed floors, it's fresh-smelling and chemical-free too. Here are some easy ways to detox your home from Simply Green Parties by Danny …

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Chemical Contaminants in Mattresses

Considering most people spend up to a third of their lifetimes asleep, you might want to think twice about what youíre laying your head on when you hit the hay. We may worry about the chemicals in …

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Porcelain Stain-Be-Gone Soft Scrub

Minerals in hard water and rusting hardware can stain a tub. A good tub is a clean tub--though the stains won't hurt you, they just don't look very nice. This formula dissolves stains with an item tha…

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Unclogging Drains without Toxins

Nothing strikes fear into the hearts of homeowners more than a clogged drain, besides maybe day-old scrambled eggs caked on a stainless steel frying pan. Our bathroom sink was backing up a few week…

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