Category Archives: Environmental Issues

Congress Unanimously Approves The Microbead-Free Waters Act

Last week, the U.S. Senate unanimously approved the Microbead-Free Waters Act of 2015, banning the use of synthetic microplastics in personal care products. If made into law, the federal ban will supersede the state bans, and lead to a phase-out by … Continue reading

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Non Toxic Methods to Clean Your Oven

Ovens get dirty. Sauces bubble, drip and spill over. Crumbs accumulate. Grease spatters everywhere. A well loved, well used oven is also a dirty oven. The easiest thing could be to lock the oven door, turn on the self-cleaning cycle … Continue reading

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Clean Up Your Laundry Routine

How “clean” can your clothes get when the soap you are using may contain potentially hazardous chemicals, or fragrances that you may be allergic too? Cleaning products are among the most significant sources of exposure to toxic chemicals in the … Continue reading

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Do You “Like” The Climate?

Facebook helps us reconnect with old friends, find weekend plans and remember birthdays. Now, it can even help fight climate change. With GoodGuide’s new “Like” The Climate app, Facebook is an important tool in preserving the health of our plant. … Continue reading

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The Allure Of The Lorax

There has been quite a buzz surrounding the release of the Dr. Seuss movie “The Lorax,” one of the biggest mass-consumer movies with a clear message of stopping the destruction of our forests and saving the environment. To help consumers … Continue reading

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What Makes “Good” Chocolate?

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and it’s pretty hard to resist the temptation of chocolate, whether you receive it as a gift or enjoy it as an indulgence for yourself. In fact, over $1 billion worth of chocolate … Continue reading

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Rumblings Of A Retail Revolution

The retail industry has the largest energy bills and the second largest amount of greenhouse gas emissions in the commercial sector of the U.S economy, according to the EPA. If retailers made even small adjustments to their practices, wouldn’t this … Continue reading

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