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How to Get Glowing With a Non-Toxic Beauty Routine

Juhea Kim | Posted 09.21.2015 | Style
Juhea Kim

It was only two years ago that I became aware of the alternative to conventional skincare: natural skincare without harsh chemicals, preservatives, or endocrine disruptors. Since then, I've gradually transitioned to "green" my skincare and makeup products.

5 Healthy and Kid-Friendly Meals for School Lunches

Hannah Helsabeck | Posted 09.02.2015 | Parents
Hannah Helsabeck

The new school year has begun and even if you prepared for weeks, the daily routine can get hectic very quickly. In the midst of all the tasks, sometimes lunches are the first thing to fall to the wayside. But with a little preparation and a few solid lunch ideas, you don't have to give up on sending your kids to school with healthy lunches every day.

The Big Problem With Scented Candles

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 06.29.2015 | HuffPost Home

Scented candles are one of the easiest and most effective ways to mask unpleasant odors in your home. They're a go-to when creating a relaxing ambianc...

Eat, Drink, and Be Healthy This Easter

Hannah Helsabeck | Posted 05.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Hannah Helsabeck

Enjoy your time with family and friends this April and do some extra good by adopting some more healthy and eco-friendly practices. These small adjustments may be easier than you think, and every small step counts!

Floor to Walls: How to Reduce Exposure to Household Toxins

Hannah Helsabeck | Posted 05.09.2015 | Green
Hannah Helsabeck

Products often warn users about the risks of a product and how specifically to use it. Follow outlined guidelines for exact use. It's also important to throw away partially full containers of old or unneeded chemical safely.

Why I Chose to Avoid Non-Stick Cookware

Hannah Helsabeck | Posted 04.20.2015 | Green
Hannah Helsabeck

So if you've been inspired like I was to stay away from non-stick coated cookware (and bakeware), here are some great PTFE-free alternatives to help you choose the best cookware for your home:

Show Some Love by Having a Waste-Free Valentine's Day

Hannah Helsabeck | Posted 04.07.2015 | Green
Hannah Helsabeck

I hope you enjoy Valentine's Day this year by getting a little eco-creative with your gifts and activities! Living sustainably and toxin-free is the gift that keeps on giving.

Consume Less of This One Thing for Your 2015 Resolution

Hannah Helsabeck | Posted 02.21.2015 | Green
Hannah Helsabeck

I am choosing to use fewer plastics as my resolution because I think the consumption of single-use plastic items has spiraled out of control -- even costing us our personal and environmental health.

Reusable, Waste Free Lunches: How to Save Your Money, Your Health, and the Environment

Hannah Helsabeck | Posted 10.06.2014 | Parents
Hannah Helsabeck

Is it really possible to save our money, health, and planet by packing a healthy, reusable, and waste-free lunch instead of a disposable one? Yes, it can be done!

The Best Car Seat For Your Baby, Inside and Out

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 05.06.2013 | Parents
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

Parents are realizing that just keeping their children safe in a crash isn't the end-all, be-all of car seats. We also need to think about the long-term implications of exposing our kids to the toxic chemicals the seats can be made with.

The Green Light Intiative at the Natural Products Expo

Nancy Chuda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Nancy Chuda


Green Isn't So Fringe After All

Deirdre Imus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Deirdre Imus

We have finally come to the crossroad where patriotism and environmental responsibility intersect. As a new administration comes into power, a new environmental agenda is on the horizon.