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Renée Loux

Entries by Renée Loux

Foods for Ageless Beauty

(6) Comments | Posted June 7, 2011 | 11:54 AM

Many authorities have a good reason to champion the fact that food nutrients such as antioxidants, anti-inflammatory compounds and omega oils are now showing up in personal care products. According to studies published in the Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Food and Chemical Toxicology and

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The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

(1) Comments | Posted November 21, 2009 | 4:47 PM

About a thousand miles off the coast of California, in the great blue Pacific Ocean, there is a flotsam of plastic that covers hundreds, possibly thousands of miles. It's called the Great Pacific Garbage Patch (and various iterations on the theme). It is largely governed by the gyre in...

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Life Cycles of Consumable Goods: Lower-Impact Shades of Green

(1) Comments | Posted October 21, 2009 | 9:08 PM

Somewhere in the current of the past few years, being "green" has tipped into the mainstream. Amidst the changing landscape of a flourishing eco-centric marketplace, a question that pervades the good will of Americans and jockeys through spin-doctor marketing to compete for our hard-earned dollars is: what truly is...

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No Impact Week: Solar Panels, Bio-Diesel, and Worms

(9) Comments | Posted October 16, 2009 | 9:46 AM

To ring and rally for No Impact Week hosted by the Huffington Post, I'm measuring up my no-impact history with a self-imposed challenge to trump it with flying colors.

Several years ago, I undertook a year-long experiment to minimize my personal waste. At the time, "no impact" wasn't a...

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