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How To Dispose of Your Cosmetics Without Harming The Environment

January 19, 2015 0 Comments
How To Dispose of Your Cosmetics Without Harming The Environment

It seems to happen all of a sudden. One day you open your bathroom cabinet and it is fit to burst with all of the bottles that are stuffed inside. An avalanche threatens to launch into your bath when you accidentally knock your elbow into to containers that have found a precarious home on the […]

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Waiter…..Is That a Paraben in My Soup?

January 16, 2015 2 Comments
Waiter…..Is That a Paraben in My Soup?

The Good Human published a post back in 2007 explaining what parabens are and how to stay away from them. We followed up yesterday by looking specifically at Parabens lurking in your cosmetics, how to identify and avoid them. A study in the Journal of Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology stated that we eat ten times […]

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Are There Parabens in Your Cosmetics?

January 15, 2015 2 Comments
Are There Parabens in Your Cosmetics?

Following on from the our post on parabens, which you can find here, I wanted to post another update, specifically on how to find out if your favourite cosmetic products contain parabens and what you can do to avoid them. Why are they added to your cosmetics? As we discussed, parabens are frequently added to […]

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Bee-Killing Insecticide Neonicotinoids Showing Up In Major Rivers

July 28, 2014 0 Comments
Bee-Killing Insecticide Neonicotinoids Showing Up In Major Rivers

There is no “away” on Planet Earth. This is it. So whatever we make/use/dispose of is still here and always will be. Toxic neonicotinoids, insecticides used in agriculture, have been found in six states and nine Midwestern rivers, according to scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey. Neonicotinoids have been directly linked to the decimation of […]

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This Is Your Grocery Store After All The Bees Die

June 18, 2014 3 Comments
This Is Your Grocery Store After All The Bees Die

In case you were ever wondering just how important bees are to human life, or if all the hoopla is just that, I would like you to take a look at the images below. If you plan on eating fruits, vegetables, dairy, chocolate or just about anything else in the future, you better start caring […]

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Harvard Study Links Honeybee Decline to Popular Pesticides

May 12, 2014 1 Comment
Harvard Study Links Honeybee Decline to Popular Pesticides

A new study from Harvard supports a long suspected theory that widespread pesticide-use is killing the world’s bees. The study published in the Bulletin of Insectology suggests that the world’s most widely used class of insecticide, neonicotinoids, is responsible for the death of colonies. The researchers worked with beekeepers in Massachusetts, studying 18 bee colonies […]

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