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7 Most Dirtiest Places in the Office

7 of the Dirtiest Places at Work

This might give you pause before grabbing a glass of water and heading to your desk on your afternoon break. It might be teeming with germs. I am sure that is just what you wanted to hear. Sad, but true. I am no germaphobe but like to a least have a cleanish working space, where […]

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10 Tips to Help Reduce Your Exposure to BPA

10 Tips to Help Reduce Your Expsoure to BPA

BPA and other toxins that can be found in our our food and products are at levels dangerous enough to be concerned with and we need to encourage companies to ditch the chemicals and toxins in our products. What is BPA? BPA is one of the most common chemicals to which we are exposed to […]

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Are Thermal Paper Receipts Toxic?

Are Thermal Paper Receipts Toxic? #toxic #safe #receipts #BPA

How many time a week do you touch a receipt and not wash your hands after? Probably all the time. What happens if I know told you that thermal paper used in point-of-sale receipts (e.g., for credit card purchases), shipping or other container labels, automated-teller machine receipts, parking tickets, and luggage tags, among others contain […]

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How to Reduce Your Child’s Daily Exposure to Toxins

How to Reduce Your Child's Daily Exposure to Toxins #safe #nontoxic #toxic #healthy

We are exposed to toxins on a daily basis, but just how much depends on the foods we eat, the furniture we sit on, the lotions we decide to put on our bodies, etc. The degree to which we  potentially put our children’s health at risk depends on the different products we decide to bring […]

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7 Non-Toxic Alternatives to Conventional Dryer Sheets

Non-Toxic Alternatives to Conventional Dryer Sheets GoodGirlGoneGreen

Did you know that fabric softener products (liquid/dryer sheets) are concentrated with chemicals and heavy fragrances? And that there are many non-toxic alternatives to conventional dryer sheets? I personally don’t use liquid fabric softener or dryer sheets, but if I do on the rare occasion I always reach for non-toxic alternatives to conventional dryer sheets. […]

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6 Tips on How to Properly Plant a Tree

Sustainability is, simply put, the capacity to endure. It’s about using what we need to live now without jeopardizing the potential for people in the future to meet their needs, too. If an activity is said to be sustainable it should be able to continue forever. ~Dawn Gifford, Small Footprint Family (<–affiliate) Dawn is all about […]

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The Effects of the Declining Bat Population

Bats are the only mammals capable of flying, and these creatures are often misunderstood as aggressive, blood-sucking predators. But bats are critical to the ecology of the United States because of their appetite for eating insects and their ability to pollinate flowers and plants. Early in August it was reported that a deadly fungus has been wiping […]

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How to Pack and Create a Waste-Less Lunch

Looks like it is back to school time for most kids. Gearing up for the new school year can be fun, green and litter-less. Small changes can have a huge impact on the environment while preparing your kids lunches daily. Switching to homemade snacks or the least packaged foods instead of pre-packaged ones and providing a […]

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7 Healthy School Snacks: Apple Sauce Recipe

Most kids snacks we see on the market today come in unnecessary packaging and are laced with additives, preservatives and dyes that, to be honest, we don’t really need to be feeding our kids everyday or ever. I totally get the “convenience” factor when it comes to preparing lunches and snacks for kids. And popping […]

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5 Toxins to Avoid in Diaper Cream

We are all exposed to toxins in some form on a daily basis, but just how much depends on the foods we eat, the furniture we sit on, and the personal care products we decide to put on our bodies, etc. The degree to which we potentially put our children’s health at risk is dependent […]

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7 Tips to Save Water at Home

Recently, there are more and more areas struggling with droughts. Therefore, conserving water is more important than it ever has been. Even if you’re not living in these regions, reducing your water consumption at home will not only decrease your utility bill, but help to conserve this precious natural resource. Whether you are prepared to […]

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9 Things I Wish I Knew Before Cloth Diapering

There is definitely a learning curve when it comes to cloth diapering. There are just so many brands and styles, different ways of washing, and detergents etc. No wonder parents feel overwhelmed and intimidated by the mere mention of cloth diapers. 9 things I wish I would have known before I began cloth diapering: Opinions […]

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