How Dirty is Your Food?

How Dirty is Your Food GoodGirlGoneGreen.com
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Would you like a side of pesticide with your juicy apple? If you are consuming non-organic apples you might just be getting that. According to the Environmental Working Group, 92% of conventionally grown apples contained 2 or more pesticide residues. So just how dirty is your food? That to me…

10 Simple Ways to Green Your Life

10 Simple Ways to Green Your Life GoodGirlGoneGreen.com
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When people think about living a green lifestyle, they are often bombarded with too much information, do not know where to start, and just end up doing nothing. There are so many things one can do daily to make their life a little greener without having to make drastic changes. Because…

7 Ways to Green Your Car

7 Ways to Green Your Car GoodGirlGoneGreen.com
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In a perfect, environmentally-friendly world, everyone would be driving around in electric cars, where the electricity generating those cars came from a renewable energy source. A girl can dream, right? But, what happens  when this is not your reality? Make the best of the situation and keep driving. However, there…

10 Tips to Help Reduce Your Exposure to BPA

10 Tips to Help Reduce Your Expsoure to BPA GoodGirlGoneGreen.com
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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…

Are Thermal Paper Receipts Toxic?

Are Thermal Paper Receipts Toxic? GoodGirlGoneGreen.com #toxic #safe #receipts #BPA
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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…

How to Reduce Your Child's Daily Exposure to Toxins

How to Reduce Your Child's Daily Exposure to Toxins GoodGirlGoneGreen.com #safe #nontoxic #toxic #healthy
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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…

The Effects of the Declining Bat Population

Effects of the Declining Bat Population #Ecology #Health
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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…

How to Pack and Create a Waste-Less Lunch

How to Pack and Create a Waste-Free Lunch
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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…

7 Healthy School Snacks: Apple Sauce Recipe

7 Helathy School Snacks #BackToSchool #Organic #Health #Green
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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…

5 Toxins to avoid in Diaper Cream

5 toxins to avoid in diaper cream
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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…