CategoryEco-Friendly Living

Best Natural Sunscreen for 2019

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Best Natural Sunscreen Options If you’re looking to protect your skin from the sun without the harmful side effects of certain chemicals, learn more about the best natural sunscreen options that are great for the entire family to use. Why Choose Natural Sunscreen? I’m a redhead who lives in Florida, so obviously sunscreen is a pretty big deal to me. I simply cannot go outside without lathering up. However, lately the news coming out about sunscreen is pretty scary. Some […]

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How to Naturally Ease Eczema

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How to Naturally Ease Eczema Eczema is a skin condition that causes a red, itchy rash that usually appears on the face, inside the elbows, and behind the knees. If you or someone you love suffers from this condition, learn more about the steps you can take to naturally ease eczema. How We Naturally Eased Our Son’s Eczema When our son was born, he had several health issues. But the one that took me by surprise was his eczema. It […]

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Simple Swaps for a Zero Waste Bathroom

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How to Create an Eco-Friendly Bathroom Even though the bathroom is usually one of the smallest rooms in the house, it produces a ton of waste. Fortunately, by following just a few of these simple swaps, you can easily create a zero waste bathroom and significantly reduce the amount of waste your house produces. Plus, the bathroom isn’t the only room in your house you can make greener. When you’re done with these excellent tips, don’t forget to check out […]

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How to Use Soap Nuts

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How to Use Soap Nuts If you’re looking for a laundry detergent option that’s natural, safe for sensitive skin, and is zero waste, look no further than soap nuts. If you’ve never heard of soap nuts or you’re wondering how to use soap nuts, keep reading to learn everything you need to know. What are Soap Nuts? Although they’re called soap nuts, they’re actually neither a soap or a nut. Instead, soap nuts are berries that come from the Sapindus […]

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The Best Bamboo Toothbrush

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Which Is the Best Bamboo Toothbrush for You? When people talk about cutting down on waste, some items get all the attention, like plastic bags and plastic straws. But what about plastic toothbrushes? They actually create a significant amount of waste, and that’s where a bamboo toothbrush comes in handy. There are a variety of bamboo toothbrushes on the market today. If you’re not sure which one is right for you, read on to discover the advantages of each style […]

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Is There Plastic in Tea Bags?

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Do Tea Bags Contain Plastic? I love to drink tea. I enjoy the taste, and I always felt good knowing I was getting some beneficial antioxidants in every cup. So imagine my shock when I was shopping at our local farmers market and stumbled across an article questioning the addition of plastic in tea bags. Wait, what? Do manufacturers actually put plastic in tea bags? Unfortunately, the answer is yes. Even more unfortunately, the impact on our health and the […]

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Best Green Apps to Help You Live a Sustainable Life

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The Best Green Apps for a More Eco-Friendly Lifestyle Although technology sometimes gets a bad rap for the environmental mess we’re in right now, there are actually a variety of green apps that can help you live a more eco-friendly life. If you’re looking for an easy way to get practical green living tips, live a more sustainable life, and save some money at the same time, you can start by downloading a few of these top green apps. 1. […]

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Zero Waste Travel – 12 Must-Pack Essentials

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Zero Waste Travel Essentials I absolutely love to travel. I think this world has some incredible natural beauty that everyone should able to experience. That’s one reason why I work so hard to protect it! But traveling can produce A LOT of waste. When I started my journey toward a more zero waste lifestyle, I knew I would have to make some adjustments to my traveling habits. Fortunately, I discovered it’s actually quite easy to make traveling more eco-friendly with […]

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How to Make Aloe Vera Gel

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How to Make Aloe Vera Gel at Home Aloe vera gel is great to have around the home. You can use it to soothe minor pain and irritation from sunburns. It’s also an outstanding addition to natural beauty products to help hydrate your skin and hair. Although you might think you have to go to a specialty store to buy it, you can learn how to make aloe vera gel by following the simple steps detailed below. Growing an Aloe […]

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Best Eco-Friendly Dental Floss

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Top Eco-Friendly Dental Floss Options Flossing is an important part of every dental care routine, but traditional dental floss has numerous environmental and health concerns. Fortunately, you’ll find several eco-friendly dental floss options that will make taking care of your teeth more sustainable. Also, if you’re trying to make your dental care routine more eco-friendly, learn more about the benefits of a bamboo toothbrush and find out which one will perfectly suit your needs. What’s Wrong With Traditional Floss? Traditional […]

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