Category: Environment

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Say NO To Palm Oil And Help Save Mother Earth

You may not realize it but palm oil is one of the world’s most used vegetable oils. It is hiding in approximately 40-50% of common consumer products under the name vegetable oil. Palm oil can be found in baked goods,…

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Creating a Non-Toxic Kitchen, Part 2 – Natural Oven Cleaner

Oven cleaner has to be one of the worst cleaning products on the market. Not only must you wear gloves and avoid getting it on you for fear of burning but you must also use it in an extremely ventilated…

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Traffic Study Hits A Wall

Was not the internet, working at home, and GPS units with traffic alerts going to reduce vehicular traffic? Many assumed less cars will be on the road for Rush Hour, because of all our modern technology. Well, maybe more cars…

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Himalayan Salt Versus Table Salt

Himalayan salt is famed for its distinctive pink hue and held in high esteem for its extensive nutritional value.
The salt crystals are formed in ancient ocean deposits in the Himalayan Mountains and are mined by hand. The pink hue…

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5 Ideas to Make Your Home Smell Amazing

There are many products out there to help you keep your home smelling fresh – plug-in devices filled with chemicals, toxic air fresheners and paraffin candles among them. However, there are many natural alternatives that will leave you with a…

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Maintain Sharp Vigilance! 14 Everyday Foods that Can Kill Your Pet

You love your pet, and as with any family member, their health and safety is a priority. Yet oftentimes we can take their well-being for granted.  While safe and nutritious for you, some foods can cause serious illness, or even…

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Creating a Non-Toxic Kitchen, Part 1 – Natural Dish Soap

Is your kitchen toxic?
Ironically, the kitchen is home to more toxic products than any other area of the house. When you use commercial products to clean your kitchen you’re allowing undesirable toxic chemicals to leach into your utensils, countertops…

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Air Purifiers VS. House Plants

It can be hard to breathe easy once you discover what’s really in the air all around you. Pollutants like asbestos, noxious chemicals, dust mites, pet dander, second-hand smoke and airborne viruses represent just a few of the dangers that…

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10 Cancer Causers Lurking in Your Home

When most people hear the word “toxin” or “pollutant”, they might starting thinking about belching smoke stacks or biohazard suits. The images of many things that are in the home and part of everyday living do not come to mind.…

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Offices With Plants Have Happier Employees 

Do you feel happy and contented at your workplace? Not many people work in an ideal environment but this doesn’t have to make the regular job a nightmare: a new study found that plants affect the general mood at the…

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