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Going Green: How Does a Passive House Work?

Emily Wilson

Passive houses are one of the most promising eco-friendly solutions today. But what exactly makes them such a hit? How does ...

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3 Homemade Grout Cleaner Recipes for a Squeaky Clean Home

Emily Wilson

Looking for an all-natural grout cleaner with a strength that matches commercial cleaners isn’t that hard. In fact, using items ...

16 DIY Ant Killer Recipes That Actually Work & Are Safe

Emily Wilson

Nothing beats strolling into your kitchen first thing in the morning, bleary-eyed and eager for a cup of coffee, only ...

Dog Poop Composting 101: Easy vs Hard Way

Emily Wilson

Did you know that one medium-sized dog produces 180 kg of poop per year? With all the dogs in the ...

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A Guide to Sodium Laureth Sulfate: Is it Safe?

Emily Wilson

Here’s a pop quiz: what do lip balms, shampoos, toothpaste, engine degreasers, and shaving creams have in common?  If you ...

10 Reasons You Don’t Need a Grass Lawn

Emily Wilson

Is your yard brown from a harsh winter? Good. Here are 10 reasons why you should stop fussing over your ...

The Environmental Catastrophes From Just One Month

Emily Wilson

This is a very short synopsis of an incredible, must-read article over at TruthOut. It’s not for the faint of ...

Forget the Outside; What About the Pollution Inside our Cars?

Emily Wilson

Q: Can you discuss pollutants in car interior materials, and also pollution inside cars originating from gasoline and diesel exhausts ...

California’s Sustainable Communities and Climate Protection Law

Emily Wilson

Q: Three regions in California recently implemented transportation plans as part of a statewide strategy for cutting greenhouse gas emissions. ...

11 Documentaries to Learn More About Toxic Chemicals

Emily Wilson

Toxic chemicals, from antimony to zinc, have invaded all aspects of modern living — consumer products, electronics, food, food packaging, ...

24 Things You Should Not Flush Down The Toilet

Emily Wilson

Chances are that at your house you have running water, flushing toilets, and either a septic tank or city sewer ...


What Is Polysorbate 80 And Why Should You Avoid It?

Emily Wilson

Imagine standing in the middle of a supermarket aisle, your hands clutching a favorite ice cream or your go-to shampoo. ...