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by Yael Gruer
Plastic bags. What are they good for? Although many grocery store shoppers have viewed them as a convenient way to bag and carry groceries, plastic bags have many negative attributes. Not only do they litter the landscape, the bags can also contribute to the pollution of waterways and even contribute to the [...]
by Rebecca Gorski
A wise woman once told me that “everything we need has already been created. And not only has it already been created, but it’s all right here within our own community.”
Think about it. All the clothes, shoes, furniture, strollers, exersaucers, coats, window coverings, dishes, appliances…they have ALL been created, and someone right here [...]
16 years ago, Lush come out with its first-ever solid shampoo bar and secured its place as the leader of the eco-friendly “naked movement”. Today, they strive to continue developing new and innovative packaging-free products to reduce the need for preservatives and lessen the amount of harmful waste put into the environment. With the launch [...]
by Morgan Fedderly
We have all heard the nursery rhyme that claims that little boys are made of frogs, snails and puppy dog tails. This of course, then leads into the claim that all girls are made of sugar, spice, and everything nice.
Stop right there.
I have a baby girl and I can attest to that last [...]
If you think about all that you do in a day, from getting ready in the morning, to getting to work, to making dinner, it all adds up to waste and consumption. But we can do less, and it’s easier than you’d think. In 2011 have a smaller carbon footprint and make the year count.
by Paul Heinze, Greenview Organics
Spring is almost here and it is time to start thinking about your lawn, and how you are going to care for it this coming growing season. Your lawn has been laying dormant under a nice blanket of snow all winter, so it should spring back to life when the warm [...]
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By Pam Ryerse, MLT, CCT | Oh my gosh – all the fuss about the new guidelines for breast screening with mammography! It is difficult to filter through all the information the government’s Task Force has put forth and the media has spun out of sight! Well, I am here to ask the question, what [...]
Climbing the stairs the other day you relalized that your knees were complaining a bit. But you’re only 39; you’re too young to have those old problems like arthritis or osteoarthritis. Are you? Not so, says Jason Theodosakis, M.D., author of The Arthritis Cure. Symptoms of osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis, are showing [...]