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Exposed: What’s Lurking in Febreze?

Forget what the TV commercials tell you:† Febreze doesnít contain some miracle substance that envelopes bacteria in mid-air, leaving your house sanitized, healthy, fresh and clean-smelling.† What it d…

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About Non-Toxic Paint (video)

We are moving Green Diva Headquarters (which also happens to be my home!) in two weeks. Very exciting stuff, if not exhausting! We start painting next week and we've been researching this for a couple…

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Tips for More Eco-Friendly Clothing

By Jon Fisher, The Nature Conservancy Finding "eco-friendly" clothing can be tough, especially trying to sort out which of the many "green" claims on labels hold up. For consumers looking to make g…

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How to Detox Your Bedroom for Better Sleep

If you had to choose just one room in your home to make environmentally friendly, it should be your bedroom. We can unsuspectingly create a toxic environment by sleeping on the wrong type of mattress,…

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12 Ways To Have a Fun, Guilt-Free Camping Trip

By Julia Austin, Planet Green You might be a regular camper who escapes to the wild weekly. Maybe you just canít afford a vacation so a tent and a campfire make for the cheapest getaway. Mayb…

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Detox Is The New Word For Diet

There are times in the evolution of a culture when a word or expression no longer defines something it once strongly represented. Gradually it slips from the people's vocabulary to be replaced by …

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The Dangers of Schoolyards

Recess: the highlight of most kids' school day.† Few things capture the heart of the elementary school years as the riotous sounds of schoolchildren running around the playground - the yelps, the laug…

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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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Help Prevent Cancer 10 Ways

With cancer rates rising alarmingly, it is good to know that keys to the prevention of many cancers are in our own hands. Find out ten ways to take charge of your health and help to prevent cancer, st…

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