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Can You Trust A Non Toxic Or Green Cleaning Products Label?

Posted by on April 7, 2014 at 10:31 am

  One question I wish I’d known the answer to a long time ago is: Can you trust a non toxic or green cleaning products label? It’s tough when they’re not really tested.  Here are some statistics:   Of the over 80,000 chemicals used in the U.S. the EPA has required toxicity testing on fewer […]

“Big Organic” Organic Farming Faces New Larger Challenges

Posted by on March 3, 2014 at 12:56 pm

  We’ve all seen it, whether your looking for it or not, those “USDA Organic” labels are showing up more, and in more places too.  It’s no longer pushed into a “special” corner or separated from the bunch, and it’s also available year round.  It’s now called “Big Organic”  and you can find non local […]

More Environmental Trouble For Triclosan & Antibacterial Products

Posted by on February 26, 2014 at 1:23 pm

  If you’re familiar with the massive industrial chemical epidemic we’ve been dealing with for the last 30 years, than this new finding should come as no surprise to you.  A compound (Triclosan) found in antibacterial soaps, cosmetics, toothpastes and other products is increasing in Minnesota lakes and rivers  according to research by the University […]

Earth Day Tip #1 – Turn Concern Into Action

Posted by on April 22, 2013 at 11:40 am

  Happy Earth Day!  To complete our Earth Day Tips countdown we’ve listed the top environmental concerns people have and the categories you can take action and support.  From water pollution to global warming, environmental issues affect every person, animal, community, and nation on the planet. As increasing evidence supports the devastating effect humans have […]

Earth Day Tip #3 – Have Fun & Get Creative With Upcycling!

Posted by on April 18, 2013 at 11:54 am

  For our 3rd Earth Day Tip, we wanted to play to you creators!  Someone who likes to take something old or used and make not only something creative, but really cool & different.  We’re also going off an idea that is not necessarily new, but has picked up a newer alias called “Upcycling“.  There […]