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New Health Risks Found with Energy Saving Light Bulbs

April 15, 2010 by · 23 Comments 

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Maybe we were a little too eager to go ..

A Swiss research team just published results on radiation from the popular . Turns out that the radiation is high enough to be potentially dangerous just 30 cm. That’s about 12 inch.

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Homemade Natural Deodorizer: No More Nasty Smells

March 22, 2010 by · 6 Comments 

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Ready for  a fresh smelling home without using toxins on overpriced products. You can make your own room deodorizer and get rid of nasty smells without any toxins. No need to run to the store, you probably have everything you need at home at this very moment.

Check out these great ways to clean your home naturally:

Deodorize

1. Fill  a 32-ounce spray bottle with plain tap . Add about 15 drops of your favorite essential oil in it.

2. Mix  1/2 cup fabric softener, 1/2 cup baking soda, 1 cup warm water in a spritzing bottle.

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Go Green On Black Friday

November 27, 2009 by · 7 Comments 

Oekotut - eco bag by 4nitsirk on Flickr

Today is , the beginning of the holiday shopping season. For some, it is the best time to shop for gifts. Not a bad idea at all. But it’s also best if you start giving presents. You’re not only saving money, you’re also helping preserve the .

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Thank You, Farmers!

November 26, 2009 by · 3 Comments 

Planting Eggplant at Frog Hill Farm by OrganicNation on FlickrWhile we gather with our loved ones around the table and give thanks for the bountiful harvest, which is the source of the healthy foods that we are eating, let’s also thank the who are responsible for growing these healthy produce.

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Climate Change is 4 real

October 15, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

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How long before polar bears only exist in the zoo?

Greenpeace’s Arctic Sunrise is just ending a 3-month long expedition to the North Pole. The purpose was to examine how is effecting the arctic .

The result is bad. The ice is melting faster than the calculations  from the most pessimistic climate change models show. Does that concern you?

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Why We Should Stop Drinking Bottled Water

September 15, 2009 by · 3 Comments 

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Many people are made to think that it is safe and healthy to drink . But the truth is, many of those packaged drinking is only purified tap . If you think it is pure, you may be mistaken. According to Natural Resources Defense Council, 22 percent of the brands of they tested contained, in at least one sample, chemical contaminants at levels above strict state health limits.

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