Green Holiday: 11 Zero-Waste Holiday Season Ideas

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The last holiday party you attended probably included plastic plates and silverware. And let me guess, there were paper napkins and red plastic cups. If gifts were exchanged, how much wrapping paper was thrown out? Be honest. It was a lot, right? And the food! How many parties have we…

Rent a Christmas Tree? (5 Eco-Friendly Holiday Tree Ideas)

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You may be surprised by how much goes into that holiday tree sitting in your living room, and I’m not talking about the sparkling lights and the homemade kid ornaments. I’m referring to the environmental impact to get it from the farm to the tree lot to your fa-la-la-living room….

Reduce Waste Over the Holidays

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What does the week after Christmas look like on your street? Curbs piled high with cardboard boxes, crumpled wrapping paper, and thrown out food? Hopefully, there are at least a few recycling bins in your neighborhood, too. Let’s face it: there’s a lot of garbage at the holidays. According to…

Homemade Aftershave Recipe

Homemade Aftershave Recipe (Only 4 Ingredients!) | Good Girl Gone Green
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  Before we dive into this homemade aftershave recipe, I have a question for you… Raise your hand if the man in your life uses DIY products at home and secretly loves it? That’s what I thought. Pre-shave oil, shaving cream, bread oil, aftershave, and deodorant are just a few products…

Peppermint Sugar Scrub Recipe

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Have you priced the fancy, pre-made, contains a million ingredients sugar scrub lately? I have. One jar. $30. To me that seems ridiculous when all you really need is sugar and a fatty oil. I mean, you can surely spice it up with a  few other ingredients, but that is…

DIY Foaming Hand Soap

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Living a non-toxic lifestyle isn’t always easy. You are constantly reading labels on your products anywhere from soap to shampoo and toothpaste to mouthwash. It can be pretty exhausting to say the least. You must all be wondering how people find the time to research all the ingredients in their products….

Chocolate Almond Bark

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I am such a sucker for good chocolate, but have you seen the price tag attached to organic vegan dark chocolate? Thank goodness, when I began venturing into the raw lifestyle, I discovered how simple it is to make healthy and delicious homemade chocolate. Recently, I took my chocolate to the…

Homemade Chocolate Recipe

Homemade Chocolate Recipe (with Raspberry Filling!) | GoodGirlGoneGreen.com
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This Homemade chocolate recipe tastes better than any store bought on the market and you have control over all the ingredients. No soy lecithin or dairy milk or unrecognizable ingredients that sometimes sneak up on you without warning! They are a pinch to make- it is just waiting for the chocolate…

What is Carrageenan?

What is Carrageenan? | GoodGirlGoneGreen.com
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Carrageenan has zero nutritional value, yet it can be found in innumerable dairy products and dairy substitutes. So – What is carrageenan? And why is it in our food? It’s a natural ingredient derived from red seaweed (Irish moss) and it’s used to thicken and homogenize dairy and nondairy products…

Homemade Baby Wipes

Homemade Baby Wipes (Step by Step Recipe) | Good Girl Gone Green
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Homemade baby wipes are the best way to keep unnecessary chemicals off your little one’s tush! Have you looked at the list of ingredients on a package of baby wipes lately? I have, and do not like what I have read. Baby bums are the most sensitive parts on their…