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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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Go PVC-Free for Back-to-School

Parents across the country are stocking up on the latest binders and lunchboxes over the next few weeks. But while it's easy to know the healthiest foods to pack in those lunchboxes, many parents are…

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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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Eco-Halloween Costumes to DIY For

Halloween always seems to bring out the parental paranoia. I suppose it's no surprise with kids running around after dark, knocking on the doors of people you may or may not know, and essentially taki…

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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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Recycling Plastic Gift Cards

Gift cards are a new currency. They're perfect for gift givers in search of hassle-free presents and for gift-receivers tired of sweaters they'll never wear and gadgets they'll never use. Because of t…

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Vinyl Shower Curtains are Oh, So Toxic

I will never forget the scene in the movie "Psycho" when a woman is showering in her motel room and Norman Bates sneaks in, rips open the shower curtain and stabs the woman to death--the scene was and…

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PVC Fashion Accessories?

Dear Annie, We are hearing a lot in the news recently about toxic materials in toys and children's accessories, I was wondering if we should have the same concerns about fashion and other products? --…

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Taking the Bite Out of Teething

Oh, the drooling, feverish agony of teething! Relief is needed and there are many adorable-looking teething toy options on the market. However, while labeled non-toxic, those easy-to-find flexible, vi…

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Best Baby Bottle and Nipple Choices

While using unbreakable plastic baby bottles may seem like a logical and safe choice, research is showing that there are several serious health-related benefits to using glass baby bottles instead of …

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