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Use Your Consumer Power to Clean Up Cruelty in 2015

Monica Engebretson | Posted 02.09.2015 | Green
Monica Engebretson

Whether we like it or not, consumerism shapes many aspects of our society. Put a little differently, the way we spend our money communicates our beliefs, values, and interests.

409 Foolproof Ways to Kill Household Wasps

Stacey Hatton | Posted 12.03.2014 | HuffPost Home
Stacey Hatton

Ever have an experience like this? All alone in your home with the dreaded, stinging bomber-of-doom? No knight in shining armor to save you by beheading the circling bastards?

8 Ways To Use Baking Soda Outside The Kitchen

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Jessica Dysart | Posted 07.02.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Women spend about $426 billion on beauty products each year. You can forgo the expensive products and still look and ...

When the Wicked Stepmother Fran Drescher Tells You to Get to Work, Better Listen

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 06.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

We all know about the wicked stepmother in the story of Cinderella, and how she orders poor Cinderella to do the cleaning and household chores. The ro...

Healthy Lifestyle = Healthy Body: REALLY?

Fran Drescher | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Fran Drescher

The more I spoke in public forums, the more I realized that PREVENTION is the answer! Let's NOT get cancer in the first place -- How's that for a cure?

What's In Your Home? New Walmart Policy Promises Safer Ingredients In Household And Personal Care Products

Sarah Vogel | Posted 11.13.2013 | Green
Sarah Vogel

Harnessing the massive scale of Walmart's business to move hazardous chemicals out of the supply chain and off store shelves will have ripple effects across the entire industry.

Are Green Cleaners Safe? New Data May Surprise You

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 11.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

EWG's scientists looked at 2,000 cleaners over a one-year period and found half have ingredients known to harm our lungs.

The Cleaning Product 'Hall Of Shame'

Posted 09.10.2012 | Green

The Environmental Working Group, a non-profit organization focused on environment and public health, recently came out with their Cleaners Hall of Sha...

8 Ways To Save On Household Cleaning Supplies

Money Talks News | Angela Colley | Posted 12.19.2012 | Money

Money Talks News: In 2011, the website Statistic Brain compiled census data and found that the average American spent $42 on cleaning supplies ever...

Household Cleaners You Can Make Yourself

Posted 03.04.2012 | Green

From dealnews' Lou Carlozo: Just a few generations back, the formula for a spiffy house contained two simple elements at its core: a high stack of ...

Cleaning Your House Made Cool... Really!

Courtney Cachet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Courtney Cachet

Ever since I was a little kid, I've been somewhat of a clean freak. Not like Howie Mandel, crazy-won't shake-your-hand-clean-freaky, just a little neu...

Green Cleaning Parties

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Maria Rodale

By guest blogger Cassidy Randall. Cassidy coordinates efforts to mobilize and engage women at Women's Voices for the Earth. She developed the Green Cl...

Method's Shiny Suds Video: Getting Behind The Household Product Labeling Act (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

With the tag line "when did clean become so dirty?," Method cleaning products -- known for their environmentally-friendly ingredients -- has launched ...


Michael DeJong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael DeJong

I hope that the Sierra Club continues to support the new proposed bill more enthusiastically than they have the "greenwashing" efforts of their shot-gun bride, Clorox Corporation.