How to Clean Your Toothbrush Naturally

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Most people take the time weekly to clean their home to keep nasties at bay. But how often have you thought about that tiny little brush sitting in your bathroom? I mean, we use it daily to clean our teeth. And still, we use the same brush over and over with…

Disney: Ditch the Toxic Chemicals

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Lori from Groovy Green Livin began a petition back in September asking Disney to remove the toxic chemicals found in their Spiderman and princess lunch boxes. Crickets!? Seriously? Disney has not responded to the over 60,000 people that have signed the petition. It is time to send Disney another message…

Join us. Tell Tide to take the cancer out.

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It is the month of October, and you will see pink everywhere and on everything. From t-shirts to NFL cleats, and cosmetics to cleaning products. There are certainly lots of companies and organization working together to fight breast cancer and make a difference, but there are many companies simply making their products…

The Life Cycle of a Plastic Bag

The Life Cycle of a Plastic Bag
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Plastics have only been around for about 150 years. The first manmade plastic was created by Alexander Parkes in 1862. Seeing as they haven’t been around for very long, no one can be sure how long they will take to break down. But many believe that the process will take…

Six Outdoor Autumn Activities

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Autumn is my favorite time of the year.  It is such a vibrant season full of rich colours, crisp weather, and a great time to get outside as a family – it is not too cold, not too hot, and nature puts on a colorful show for everyone of all…

6 Ways to Conserve Energy in the Summer

6 ways to conserve energy in the summer
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I remember while growing up, every time we left the front door open my mom would yell “We are not heating the whole street- close the door” or “do we live in a barn?” If we opened the fridge door too long, she would say something along the lines of…

Speaking for the Trees

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Picture it: 1970, a young boy at the tender age of fifteen is inspired to repair the smog damage in the San Bernardino Mountains in California, where he attends summer camp. He collaborates with two dozen fellow campers to transform a parking lot into a meadow of smog-tolerant trees. Today TreePeople has…

Breaking up is hard to do, or is it?

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David Suzuki’s very own Queen of Green is inviting Canadians to breakup with their household cleaners with a 4 week Spring Breakup Campaign to help rid our homes of everyday cleaners that could potentially be harming us and our family. Over a 4 week period, Lindsay, aka Queen of Green, will be offering advice…

David Suzuki's Queen of Green Spring Breakup

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David Suzuki’s very own Queen of Green is inviting Canadians to breakup with their household cleaners with a 4 week Spring Breakup Campaign to help rid our homes of everyday cleaners that could potentially be harming us and our family. Over the next 4 weeks, Lindsay aka Queen of Green…

Access to water is a right- not a privilege

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Isn’t it beautiful? Don’t you think everyone should have access to freshwater like that? How many of you have ever experienced water scarcity? The closest I have ever come is limiting when I can water my lawn or plants in the summer months. It is hard to believe that 884…