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Tips to Reduce Food Waste March 16 2015, 79 Comments

Try some of these great tips from the New York Times to reduce food waste. See if there is anything you and your family can do to reduce food waste in your home. We all can reduce our footprint by making small everyday changes.

Why You Should Stop Using Antibacterial Soap January 20 2014, 29 Comments

I recently read a great article by Joseph Stromberg at Smithsonianmag.com that lays out Five Reasons Why You Should Probably Stop Using Antibacterial Soap. The article gives some pretty compelling reasons to stop using anti-bacterial soaps NOW.

Shopping for Safer Cosmetics; it just got easier November 18 2013, 78 Comments

The fight to get safer products on the shelves just got a little easier. EWG’s Skin Deep Cosmetics Database recently released a smart phone app, Skin Deep.  This app is a tool to help you, the consumer, make smarter decisions about the cosmetics and beauty products you are buying.