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You have to love when a cleaning product doesn’t have any ingredients listed on their label. There is a reason for that: law doesn’t require them to. This is to product companies’ advantage, as well:  more often than not, the…...

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You would never cross the street without looking both ways, walk alone down a dark alley alone at three a.m., or tell your child to accept rides from strangers. So why let hazardous, toxic, and even carcinogenic chemicals into your…...

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Recently, I was at a friend’s house and we were in the kitchen.  My friend turned the faucet on and then got really passionate about our discussion.  She proceeded to stand at the sink, talking non-stop for over two minutes…...

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Today, caring about the environment is a no-brainer.  When we think about the environment, we tend to think about how we impact the planet.  We tend to focus on global issues like deforestation, pollution, the shrinking ozone layer and waste…...

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Looking for some quick ways to be more green at home? Give some of these a try… Program your thermals stat! Take a big bite out of your energy bill and pollutants by installing a programmable thermostat. You can set…...

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Remodeling or renovating a home is an exciting proposition. Soon, much of the home you live in will be brand new and sparkling clean. The prospect of renovation is even more enticing when you know your home will be more…...

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Tis the season! It is only 2 weeks to Thanksgiving and 5 weeks to the holiday/Christmas season. This month officially kicked off the season of Water in the Chinese calendar. This is poignant because this marks the beginning of the…...

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Almost 20 million people in America suffer from asthma according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Indoor air pollutants are a large part of the problem for asthma sufferers. What does building a green home have to do with the fight…...

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by Brett Blumenthal When we moved into our condo three years ago, my husband and I knew that the crappy beige carpet that came with the condo had to go.  It was obviously one of the cheapest carpets that the…...

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