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Would you Expose your Family to Neurotoxins for a Greener Lawn?

Would you Expose your Family to Neurotoxins for a Greener Lawn?

By Eartheasy.com, Posted February 29th, 2012

The EPA is being sued for failing to respond to a 2008 petition to ban 2,4-D from lawn care products…

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Modern Pioneers: What it’s like living in an Ecovillage

Modern Pioneers: What it’s like living in an Ecovillage

By Brian Ziggy, Posted February 13th, 2012

Living in community with one another is the foundation for a new pioneering, sustainable culture…

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You Lead, I Lead

You Lead, I Lead

By Greg Seaman, Posted January 5th, 2012

“The future should belong, and could belong, to the small and many, not the big and few” – Bill McKibben

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5 Great DIY Eco Friendly Recycled Gifts

5 Great DIY Eco Friendly Recycled Gifts

By Sarah Jane Steele, Posted December 20th, 2011

Timeless, practical and thoughtful DIY gifts from the heart can matter the most during the holidays and save you from being heckled by your credit card company in the New Year.

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Why Eating Family Meals Together is Still Important Today

Why Eating Family Meals Together is Still Important Today

By Lindsay Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted December 8th, 2011

Mealtimes are when children learn family values and families develop their culture

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Holiday Candle Sense – How to enjoy the flame without the pollution

Holiday Candle Sense – How to enjoy the flame without the pollution

By Eartheasy.com, Posted November 30th, 2011

The joy of candles does not have to come at the expense of respiratory health.

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Why TV for Children Under Two is a Bad Idea

Why TV for Children Under Two is a Bad Idea

By Eartheasy.com, Posted October 25th, 2011

Unstructured playtime is more valuable for the developing brain than any electronic media exposure…

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The End of Growth and the Way Forward

The End of Growth and the Way Forward

By Eartheasy.com, Posted September 6th, 2011

We can live without growth, but only when we embrace the values of sustainable living.

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LED bulbs are ready to light your home – 7 tips you should know

LED bulbs are ready to light your home – 7 tips you should know

By Eartheasy.com, Posted August 25th, 2011

The future in home lighting is LED, and the future is now.

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My One Trashcan Challenge: 19 Months of Low Waste Living

My One Trashcan Challenge: 19 Months of Low Waste Living

By Geoff DeRuiter, Posted August 4th, 2011

From the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, to our overflowing landfills, it’s clear we should be using less plastic whenever possible. One example of an individual doing his part to reduce plastic consumption is Geoff DeRuiter, a young man living in Victoria, BC, Canada. In 19 months, Geoff produced only one small trashcan of garbage, an amount most of us produce in less than a week.

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How to Save Water During a Heat Wave: 5 Easy Ways

How to Save Water During a Heat Wave: 5 Easy Ways

By Eartheasy.com, Posted July 13th, 2011

Because we need more water in hot, dry weather, our wise use of limited water resources is especially important…

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7 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Exposure to Formaldehyde

7 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Exposure to Formaldehyde

By Eartheasy.com, Posted June 20th, 2011

Formaldehyde, found in consumer and building products, is now classified as a carcinogen…

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Why We Should Avoid Backyard Trash Burning

Why We Should Avoid Backyard Trash Burning

By Eartheasy.com, Posted June 9th, 2011

The nature of household trash has changed over the past fifty years…

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Prenatal Pesticide Exposure Linked to Lower IQs in Children

Prenatal Pesticide Exposure Linked to Lower IQs in Children

By Eartheasy.com, Posted April 27th, 2011

Three new studies find evidence linking organophosphate pesticides with adverse effects on cognitive development in children…

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Cadmium in kids’ jewelry may pose poison risk

Cadmium in kids’ jewelry may pose poison risk

By Eartheasy.com, Posted March 22nd, 2011

Cadmium is being used as a lead substitute, and its use in the marketplace is not yet regulated for children’s toys and jewelry.

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No Impact Week, Day 7 – Saturday: Giving Back

No Impact Week, Day 7 – Saturday: Giving Back

By Aran Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted January 12th, 2011

Pay it forward. Feel the benefits of service.

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No Impact Week, Day 6 – Friday: Water

No Impact Week, Day 6 – Friday: Water

By Aran Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted January 11th, 2011

Soak up the personal benefits of using less water!

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No Impact Week, Day 5 – Thursday: Energy

No Impact Week, Day 5 – Thursday: Energy

By Aran Seaman, Posted January 10th, 2011

Replace kilowatts with ingenuity — explore no-energy alternatives to accomplish your daily tasks…

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No Impact Week, Day 3 – Tuesday: Transportation

No Impact Week, Day 3 – Tuesday: Transportation

By Aran Seaman, Eartheasy, Posted January 6th, 2011

Challenge yourself to burn calories, not fossil fuels…

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No Impact Week, Day 2 – Monday: Trash

No Impact Week, Day 2 – Monday: Trash

By Aran Seaman, Eartheasy, Posted January 5th, 2011

Can wasting less improve your life?

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