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How to Lower Your Pet’s Carbon Pawprint

Sparky might be your best friend — but he’s not exactly eco-friendly. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to lower your pet’s environmental impact.

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How to Make Your Own Toothpaste From Scratch

Learning to make your own health and beauty products at …

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7 Sinful Toothpaste Ingredients to Avoid

Note: This post contains affiliate links, which helps fund our Recycling Directory, the most comprehensive in North America. You do it every day — at least twice if you’re one of the 69 percent who brushes your pearly whites morning and…

4 Ways to Kill Weeds the All-Natural Way

If you’re an avid gardener, you know just how toxic weed killers can be. Sure, they’ll knock out garden pests, but they may also hurt carefully tended flowers and vegetables and may be harmful to children and pets. Organic gardening is popular for….

Bye-Bye, Botox: 5 Natural, Needle-Free Ways to Look Younger

168: The number of chemicals the average woman puts on her body each day, according to the Environmental Working Group. 60: The percentage of chemicals that are absorbed by the bloodstream through the skin, our largest organ. What number are you…

Green Your Fitness: 3 Win-Win Health Practices

Note: This post contains affiliate links, which helps fund our Recycling Directory, the most comprehensive in North America. Have you ever wondered about how sustainable your fitness habits are? Whether you’re an exercise guru or still struggling…

Top 3 Natural Acne Remedies

Nothing destroys my resolve to live a natural, chemical-free life like a giant angry pimple. When I have clear skin, it’s all flowers and rainbows, paraben-free this, phthalate-free that. But when acne strikes, I’ve been known to go…

2 New National Monuments Preserve America’s West

In his last weeks in office, President Barack Obama designated two national monuments in an effort to conserve environmentally and culturally significant natural areas. The monuments are situated in Nevada and Utah and make up more than 1.6 million……

How Medicine Makes the Environment Sick

Sea life is swimming in a brew of sugar and spice this holiday season, according to a 2006 Seattle study that found an influx of vanilla and cinnamon in the Puget Sound in the months of November and December. The sugary surge is likely due to all…

Your Mattress Might Have 10 Million Dust Mites

Could your very own bedroom be hazardous to your health? Yes, according to a new study that revealed dust found in a conventional home is laced with about 45 incredibly dangerous chemicals, including one known for causing cancer. That’s a big……