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Study: Eating Organic Won’t Protect You From Toxic Plastics

You probably already know that Bisphenol A (BPA) and phthalates are bad news. Commonly found in plastic containers, bottles, and cans used to package foods, these chemicals have been...
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BPA Not OK: The Dangers of Bisphenol A

Bisphenol A (BPA) is everywhere—the chemical is a significant step and substance in the creation of food, toy and medical packaging and other (mainly plastic) items. At the same time...
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BPA in our bodies may be passed down to our children

There is new research to suggest that bisphenol-A (BPA) may damage us in ways that are transmitted generation after generation, affecting not only us but also our descendants. BPA is...
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Study: BPA Causes Narrow Arteries

A new study suggests that Bisphenol-A (BPA) could be more disruptive to our health than previously thought. BPA is the chemical found in some food containers and plastics. In...
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The Bisphenol-A Effect

Bisphenol-A, more commonly known as BPA, is an industrial chemical found in plastic, receipt paper and dental sealants that mimics estrogen and disrupts the hormones of many species of animals,...
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The BPA Battle

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced in March that it would reject the 2008 petition by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) to petition the controversial chemical used...
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Ban Sought for BPA in Baby Products

States are moving to ban the chemical BPA from food and drink container, primarily those meant for infants and toddlers, due to health concerns. A number of states are considering...

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4 Things to Consider when Planning an Eco-Friendly Nursery

These 4 design tips will help ensure your newborn is being kept safe and healthy in an eco-friendly nursery.
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The Homeowner’s Guide to Rainwater Harvesting

In this article, we outline why every homeowner should have a rain barrel set up for rainwater harvesting, how to set up your rain barrel, and some of the best uses for rainwater once you collect it.
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9 Food Waste Solutions That Are Basically Habits To Save The Earth

Food waste accounts for up to 29% of the amount of trash each year in the US. Here are 9 effective ways to reduce your food waste at home.

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4 Simple Ways to Unclog a Drain Without Harmful Chemicals

There are several inexpensive and non-toxic methods you can use to unclog drains in your home with ingredients you probably already have in your cabinets.
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What You Can (and Shouldn’t!) Burn in Your Fireplace

However you choose to while away the colder winter months, careful consideration of what to burn in the fireplace is one way to make greener choices.

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