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4 Ways to Spot Greenwashing

Finding the truth behind labels on your favorite household cleaner, beauty product or health food isn’t always easy. Now that the consumer marketplace sees the trend towards more natural, safer and non-toxic products, companies are using just about every label possible to entice consumers to buy their products. Buyer beware. “Greenwashing” is a term that’s […]

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Buy These 14 Fruits & Vegetables Organic

Years ago the Environmental Working Group (EWG) came out with the clever “Dirty Dozen“—a list of the top twelve fruits and vegetables that had the largest pesticide residue. Since the original list was published, EWG has added a few additional submissions, leaving 14 priority produce for buying organic. Avoiding pesticides is not only good for your […]

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When to Spend Money on Skin Care

It’s no secret that $600 beauty serums are a scam, there’s only so much magic that can come from a jar of lotion. But when does it make sense to drop good money on skin care products? Organic Organic ingredients in skin care products are important since you’re signaling to the market that you don’t want […]

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Carbon Footprint of Everyday Foods

Eating well (and responsibly) is complicated. We need to consider dozens of factors before picking up our fork: where does the food come from, how much water is required to grow certain crops, what pesticides are used, how are the farmers treated, which artificial ingredients are added, how are the animals treated, and how much energy was used? It’s safe […]

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