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How Dirty is Your Food?

How Dirty is Your Food GoodGirlGoneGreen.com

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 is an alarming amount. Not […]

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10 Simple Ways to Green Your Life

10 Simple Ways to Green Your Life GoodGirlGoneGreen.com

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 it starts small. It really […]

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7 Ways to Green Your Car

7 Ways to Green Your Car GoodGirlGoneGreen.com

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 are different ways to lessen […]

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10 Tips to Help Reduce Your Exposure to BPA

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

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? GoodGirlGoneGreen.com #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 GoodGirlGoneGreen.com #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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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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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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