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Los Angeles Bans Plastic Grocery Bags

L.A. has a brand new bag - and it's reusable. The nation's second largest city has banned plastic grocery bags in an effort to keep its beaches and waterways cleaner.   US News Video by NewsLoo…

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Is There Plastic In My Food?

  Plastics are everywhere. They're in our homes, clothes, cars, toys, and,†alarmingly, they're on our dinner plates.†Researchers have confirmed that potentially harmful chemicals from plastics…

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10 Ways to Get Plastic Out of Your Kitchen

Earth day is right around the corner--what better time to take a hard look at your plastic consumption? Plastics seem to invade every aspect of our lives, and the kitchen is no exception. From cook…

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Conspiracy to Keep BPA in Food?

What will it take to get Bisphenol A out of our food sources?† This chemical is a building block for polycarbonate plastic (think hard plastic water bottles) and epoxy resins (think the lining of soup…

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Getting Local Wherever You Are 1: Paul Miller, Sustainable Community

Listen, laugh & learn with the Green Divas (and Green Dude Scott) anytime -†Podcast here! You are going to hear us talking a lot this year about "gettin' local wherever you are." It's kind of o…

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Alternatives to Plastic Wrap

By Adam Verwymeren, Networx Plastic wrap: itís ubiquitous, convenient and horrible for the environment. Usually made from the petroleum-based plastic LDPE, cling wrap doesnít decompose quickly an…

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Non-Toxic Giveaway: $100 MightyNest Gift Certificate

A few years ago, after learning more about BPA, PVC, formaldehyde, phtalates and the hundreds of other toxic chemicals that are leeching into our lives (and bodies!) via can linings, baby bottles, sho…

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The Green Halloween Guide

Halloween can be a pretty wasteful holiday if you let it, but it doesn't have to be! And you don't have to give up the spooky good times to keep it green. From costumes and candy to decorations…

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Bag Monster Andy Keller: A Green Diva Favorite

Listen, laugh & learn with the Green Divas (and Green Dude Scott) anytime - Podcast here! I thought I'd give you all a treat and re-broadcast one of our favorite shows from back in January of t…

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18 Ways to Reuse Plastic Bags

Here in the U.S. alone, we use around 100 billion plastic grocery bags every single year. While some cities have banned the bag, most of us aren't lucky enough to live in a town that's nixed those u…

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