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Green Grocery Bags - The Junk in my Trunk

I finally got into the habit of always bringing reusable bags to the grocery store, and even went a couple of steps further. I’ll admit, it took awhile to get down a system that worked, but, after several trips to the store where I kicked myself for leaving my bags in the trunk, I eventually got there. 321 more words

The Nest

F&C Sewing ~ Eco-Friendly Makeup Pads *Giveaway*

Many of you know that I’m happily pursuing having a more sustainable life, one step at a time. ^_^ A large part of sustainability depends on using washable and reusable things in place of disposables so we’ve been reducing the amount of paper napkins, disposable diapers and menstrual pads, baby wipes, and other things that our family uses. 350 more words

Green Products

Dripping Leaf ~ Cocoa Butter Skin Cream

My favorite scent in the whole world (that’s not food or linked to a memory) can be found in a cocoa butter cream that I bought on Etsy last month. 416 more words

Green Products

Why Regenerative Braking Works!

Regenerative braking is a mechanism that reduces vehicle speed by converting some of its kinetic energy into another useful form of energy. This captured energy is then stored for future use or fed back into a power system for use by other vehicles. 147 more words

Conservation

3 Eco-Friendly Household Cleaning Solutions

Everyone wants a clean home, but there shouldn’t have to be a environmental cost to live in comfort. Traditional products used to keep bathrooms and kitchens spotless are effective, but they also feature a litany of chemicals and materials that are harmful to the environment and sometimes even your health. 619 more words

Green Living

Q&A: AIM Members Commonly Ask These Questions

I have read that cruciferous vegetables can negatively affect those with hypothyroidism or those prone to hypothyroidism. Am I at risk when taking LeafGreens?

There has only been one case that links cruciferous vegetables to hypothyroidism in humans — an 88-year-old woman who ate 1-1.5 kilograms (2-3 pounds or 1,000- 1,500 grams) of bok choy daily. 244 more words

Health

Mindful Homekeeping Series: Seventh Generation

If you’ve been following along on our blog, you know that we do try to reduce our negative environmental impact any way we can through things like  590 more words

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