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Venting Is Good + Other Tips to Detox Your Air

Home ventilation and indoor climate control are important, but removing the sources responsible for off-gassing is a more impactful first step. After all, prevention trumps remediation any day! Need some inspiration to tackle your own home detox? Here’s what I’m spritzing, scooping and savoring this spring cleaning season.

Candle Conundrum ~ To Burn or Not to Burn?

The holiday season is a time of warmth, family, friends and love. Homes are beautifully decorated, from pumpkins and wreaths to stockings and trees. With so much effort put into crafting the perfect atmosphere for everyone to enjoy, it’s important to consider the quality of our cherished environments from every angle. The idea of holidays and toxins may not seem to go together, yet fragrances and candles traditionally used to set the scene are often some of the biggest chemical culprits! So when creating memories with loved ones this season, why not make sure they’re happy and healthy ones...

Breast Cancer Linked to Plastics

Many of us are aware that in the grand scheme of things plastics aren’t that great for the human body. There are many harmful chemicals associated with plastic, including BPA, a chemical “hardener” that is associated with endocrine disruption in the human body. The daily exposure and inhalation of toxins definitely adds up. Unfortunately, plastics are so ubiquitous that it’s unlikely their manufacture will cease anytime soon. It’s time that we measure success as a nation by improvements in human health, not just economic progress.

Top Tips to Detox Your Home

"Detox Your Home" by Liz Wasserman, True Goods Founder/CEO, is being featured in Green Child Magazine’s Winter 2014 Issue. To read the full article, click here. For a taste of what you’ll discover, here’s a quick and handy excerpt… “Shopping allows you to be an advocate. It’s the perfect vehicle for creating change, for doing good...

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Clean’s the New “Green”

At the heart of the “going green” movement is the issue of sustainability. It’s about finding ways to address the needs of the current generation without fouling things up for generations to come. The mission itself seems simple and self-explanatory. Who couldn’t get behind something like it?  Unfortunately, what “green”...

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Something’s Fishy with Farmed Fish

Did you know... Global farmed fish production now tops beef production? And that this year, for the first time ever, people will eat more fish raised on farms than caught in the wild? Fish is widely thought of as a healthful and environmentally friendly alternative to beef. But farm-raised fish...

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Going Green During Pregnancy

An excerpt from the book “Green Body, Green Birth ” by Mary Oscategui When starting on green journey and understanding what green means specifically to you, there comes what is called “The Discovery Stage.” This is the stage where one becomes excited about the discovery of new information, but this is...

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