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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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Greenwashed by Simple Green? Ask Annie

Dear Annie, I've been using Simple Green for years thinking that it is an eco-friendly product, but a friend told me recently that they thought it was not green. What is your opinion? --Sally, KY …

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A Greenie’s Top 10 Wish List

Because of my health problems I have been a non-toxic greenie for 28 years. Since we had so many medical expenses in the early years I used to yearn for the day when I could have an organic bed, or or…

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Smart, Safe Toddler Toys

When shopping for toys for a toddler, consider stocking up on the basic staples, just as you would for your pantry. Just as it's always good to have flour, olive oil and pasta on hand, having the fol…

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Paint Your Toes Green

Chicks dig pedicures. There, I said it. Just to clarify, I am a feminist and I don't subscribe to the notion that women need to paint and coif themselves to perfection to live up to some societal noti…

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Green Girl’s PVC-Free Yoga Mat

I have wonderful news. Except for a day or two here and there, I have consistently been doing yoga every morning for nearly four weeks! This is a big step for me. I've even been doing it since I go…

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Safe Shoe Polish? Ask Annie

Dear Annie, I am trying to live as free of toxic materials as possible, both for my health and the planet, but I am stumped by shoe polish. What can I use that works and that is safe? --Mel, WA De…

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Chemical Dangers in Car Seats: Ask Annie

Dear Annie, I am pregnant and read recently about a study reporting that car seats contain toxic ingredients that can cause health problems including learning impairment, cancer, and more. Help! What…

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2 Good Reasons for Non-Toxic Dish Liquid

I know this is going to seem like a simple tip but it can make the world of difference in everyday health and the ability to move into cleaning simplicity: Buy liquid hand dish detergent that is free …

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