Content tagged “queen of green”

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  • Secret ingredients stink

    Secret ingredients used to scent products like deodorant, shampoo, dryer sheets, and air freshener may actually be hazardous to your health, and the planet's. You have a right to know what's in the products you use on your body or in your home. More »

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  • Show the planet some love

    Whether you're a hopeless romantic or see Valentine's Day as just a greeting-card holiday, there are lots of ways to love the planet (and the ones you're with) on February 14th and beyond. More »

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  • Light up your life

    If you're reading this, chances are you've switched many of your incandescent light bulbs for more efficient and long-lived CFLs. But I've learned that one kind of bulb isn't the perfect fit for every socket. More »

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  • The dish on dishwasher soap

    Phosphates in laundry detergents during the '60s and '70s might have had our mothers seeing whiter whites, but they also turned our streams, rivers and lakes green. Last year a ban on phosphates was introduced for a product you may not have even realized contained phosphates. More »

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  • Breaking up with your garburator

    When you put stuff down your garburator, do you think you're feeding the fish? Whatever goes into an in-sink disposal unit gets cleaned and treated in the sanitary sewer system, wasting energy and water. Why wash organics that can be composted into soil? More »

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