How to Clean Your Toothbrush Naturally

How to Clean Your Toothbrush Naturally GoodGirlGoneGreen.com
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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…

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

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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…

5 ways to Help Create a Non-toxic Environment

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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…

How to reduce your carbon car print

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While in Detroit a few weeks ago, I was fortunate enough to meet some amazing green bloggers (Anna- Green Talk, Tiffany – Nature Moms, Jenn- The Green Parent and Diane- Big Green Purse), who are all part of the Green Moms Carnival, where their mission is to to unite bloggy voices around one…