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Green Makeup Options

There has been a recent scare in the cosmetic industry. Some popular brands of lipstick are reported to contain high levels of lead, which can be hazardous to your health. This has caused many women to reconsider their beauty products and take a second look at natural or   green makeup options. The Campaign for Safe…
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Guide to Secondhand Clothes

The end of summer is right around the corner, which means it’s almost time to clean out your closet and prepare for a new season. Do you have old clothes you no longer wear? Do you need new clothes, but are short on funds? Now’s the perfect opportunity for you to recycle and replenish your wardrobe with…
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Conserving Water in Your Garden

Our gardens and lawns get especially thirsty in the heat of the summer. Quenching that thirst can take a lot of water which can be costly for the environment and your wallet. So, whether you want to adopt more Eco-friendly habits or simply reduce your water bill, conserving water in your garden can make a…
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“Upcycle” Items for the Office

We all have odds and ends around the house that we don’t know what to do with. We could recycle or donate them. Or we can take these ordinary objects and “upcycle” them into furnishings for our home or work. “Upcycling” usually requires little to no additional supplies. Remember, we are incorporating Mindful Green Living…
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Make a Unique Water Fountain

Want to accessorize your garden this summer? Consider featuring a unique water fountain handcrafted by you. The calming sound of the water will turn your backyard into a refreshing summer retreat. Water fountains are quite easy to create; in fact, your local nursery or home improvement store probably sells kits like this one. For water…
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The Hidden Costs of Global Warming

Global warming is not only killing our planet, it’s also slowly reducing our global GDP and killing us. With the rising number of extreme weather conditions, increasing periods of drought, and climbing carbon emission levels,the estimates that our global population and economy could be headed into trouble. Global warming causes significant cost to the world…
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How to be an Eco-Friendly Pet Owner

Are you looking for ways to make your home and lifestyle more eco-friendly for you and your pets? Eco-friendly products for pets are on the rise and pet owners can now find a wide variety. It is estimated that $55.5 billion will be spent on pets in the U.S. this year, that’a a $2.2 billion…
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It’s Time to Save Our Oceans

Let’s roll up our sleeves and save our oceans. Today is World Oceans Day. Our oceans are essential for all life. It’s our job to protect this natural resource. Unfortunately, plastic pollution in the ocean is destroying our marine life and the environment. It’s time that we all start cleaning plastic from the ocean. Ocean…
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Urban Beehives Save Bee Populations

Urban beekeeping is one of our future keys for not only the survival of bees but for the survival of humankind. Some of Atlanta’s largest companies are participating in saving our planet by investing in bees. AT&T, Delta, Chick-Fil-A, and Cox Enterprises, to name a few, are partnering with an urban beehive startup company, Bee…
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Natural Sun Protection for Your Skin

Thinking about spending some time in the sun this summer? Having the right sunscreen is a necessity that you can afford to skip since too much sun exposure is a summer hazard. At the same time, some sunscreen products you’re using could be hazardous for your health and the environment. Skin cancer is the most…
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