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Eco-Friendly Holiday Hostess Gifts

Posted on November 15, 2016 by

Ready or not, here come the holidays! And along with all those Black Friday sales, must-make recipes, TV specials and ugly sweaters, there’s a long list of holiday parties you’ll want to attend. Don’t arrive empty handed! Instead, come bearing a gift for your host or hostess that’s also a gift for the environment. Here […]

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Tips for a Green Thanksgiving

Posted on October 30, 2016 by

Thanksgiving could possibly be the best holiday! It provides us with an opportunity to express our gratitude and celebrate the Earth’s bounty and all that it gives us throughout the year. Unfortunately, the way most people commemorate the day involves less than eco-friendly traditions (heavy travel, lots of food waste, disposable decorations, etc.). Mark this […]

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Silky, Clean, Shampoo-Free Hair

Posted on February 12, 2016 by

It’s full of chemicals, pollutes our lakes and oceans, drains your bank account, and yet you probably use it every single day! This dangerous monster is none other than shampoo! Okay, so maybe shampoo isn’t a monster, but a lot more happens when you wash your hair than simply cleaning your tresses and scalp. Many […]

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Fight Dry Winter Skin with Homemade Scrubs

Posted on January 8, 2016 by

  It only takes a few days of chilly temperatures, extra layers of clothing, and dry, indoor heating and suddenly, your skin feels dry, scaly and itchy, lacking the soft, supple texture you knew pre-November. You don’t need an expensive, elusive body scrub from a fancy designer to breathe some life back into your winter […]

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Natural Fall Home Decor

Posted on October 16, 2015 by

Take a step outside. No doubt about it – it’s fall. The temperatures have dropped, the air is crisp and the trees have started to turn beautiful shades of red, yellow and orange. Bring the outdoors in for some autumn ambience inside your home, too. Below, we’ve collected some of our favorite fall decorating ideas […]

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All Natural? Organic? Fair Trade? A Primer on Eco-Sounding Words and Terms

Posted on August 14, 2015 by

  “Organic,” “fair trade,” and “all-natural,” are just a few of the latest buzz words swarming around everything you’re eating, drinking, wearing and breathing. But what do these terms really mean? With “all-natural” cigarettes and “organic” cheeseburgers on the market, does that mean you can smoke and eat fatty foods without any adverse health effects? […]

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