DIY: Become a ‘Natural’ Redhead with Henna

April 7, 2014 0 Comments
DIY: Become a ‘Natural’ Redhead with Henna

I wish I had been born a redhead, but I’ve been faking my crimson locks for many years now. If you’ve ever had your hair dyed red at a salon, you know how quickly it fades. I’d regularly drop between $60-120 for cut and color only to have the red fade into oblivion within weeks […]

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Green News For The Weekend Volume 354

April 4, 2014 0 Comments
Green News For The Weekend Volume 354

Happy Friday! Looks like things are warming up around the country, so hope you get a chance to spend some time outside this weekend. But before you do, check out some green news from the past week… Warming climate may spread drying to a third of earth: Heat, not just rainfall, plays into new projections […]

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DIY: Foaming Antibacterial Hand Soap

April 2, 2014 2 Comments
DIY: Foaming Antibacterial Hand Soap

Last week, we discussed antibacterial soaps and why you should avoid them. Today I’d like to share with you a recipe for hand soap that will not only keep you safe from harmful ingredients in antibacterial soap, but it will save you money and reduce waste. Triple win! First, you will need a foaming hand […]

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From Energy Guzzler to Energy Efficient – 5 Essentials for Creating an Energy-saving Home

March 31, 2014 0 Comments
From Energy Guzzler to Energy Efficient – 5 Essentials for Creating an Energy-saving Home

Are you considering giving your house a makeover? Well, if so, then why not go beyond the new paint job and focus on something a little more important—like saving the planet? Commercial and residential buildings account for approximately 11% of the dangerous greenhouse gases produced in the United States. However, with just a few changes, […]

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Green News For The Weekend Volume 353

March 28, 2014 0 Comments
Green News For The Weekend Volume 353

April is a mere couple of days away already. Think about that. How ‘Extreme Levels’ of Monsanto’s Herbicide Roundup in Food Became the Industry Norm Surprisingly, almost no data exist in the scientific literature on herbicide residues in herbicide tolerant genetically modified (GM) plants, even after nearly 20 years on the market. Organic Standards Lowered […]

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Crowdfunding for the Amazon

March 26, 2014 0 Comments
Crowdfunding for the Amazon

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is asking that we use the power of the crowd to protect the planet by supporting meaningful projects on its new crowdfunding platform. There are many projects featured on the campaign page, but one in particular caught my eye: The Amazon Factory. This crowdfunding campaign led by WWF-Colombia asks that […]

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