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How to Remove Lead From Your Home

We all know lead is toxic, which is why it's not allowed in paint and children's toys because of the associated health risks. But were you aware that many other products are allowed to contain lead,…

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10 Clever Uses For PVC Pipe

PVC, or polyvinyl chloride, is an incredibly common plastic used primarily in construction and as piping in water distribution systems. PVC is strong, lightweight, and inexpensive, which is why itís…

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What To Do With Bathroom Plastics

By Virginia Sole-Smith, Planet Green I decided that Step One of my Plastic Detox Program would be to find out what I have. It's both worse and a bit better than I thought. The bad news: Virtual…

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3 Harmful Plastics to Remove From Your Life

Plastic can seem pervasive at times. From food packaging and storage to flooring and household goods, plastic is everywhere. There are a number of ways that we try to eliminate plastic from our livesó…

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TPE and Sustainable Yoga Mats

I have narrowed down my list to two options in truly sustainable yoga mats: 1. Rawganique 2. Jade When I wrote my post on sustainable yoga mats, I was missing information about TPE (Thermopla…

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Which Plastics to Never Use with Food

Although the apron-wearing, martini-bearing, housewife-in-heels with her rainbow of Tupperware may be a thing of the past, the quest for a well-organized kitchen persists. To see tidy stacks of food…

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Fight Climate Change With Holiday Shopping

The busiest shopping season of the year is upon us and consumers are being more careful than ever in how they spend their hard-earned dollars. More of us are also beginning to hold companies accou…

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Make A Simple Shower Curtain From A Sheet

Sometimes small, inexpensive decor is all it takes to perk up a room. Using a sheet for a shower curtain has long been a decorating secret, especially in coordinated master baths. With organic full si…

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Reconsidering Linoleum Flooring

When thinking of great flooring for your home, linoleum is not what usually comes to mind. Viewed as cheap, low-end and certainly not natural, linoleum would probably be found towards the bottom of th…

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Leather vs. PVC

After reading the 10 most suprising places to find petroleum, it seems that oil is the environmental villain du jour, and it's seeping more and more into our everyday lives. As a Center for Environm…

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