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Febrero 12, 2010
Comfort is king when it comes to choosing the fabric of our clothing and eco-friendly fibers generally perform well, providing soft, breathable textiles that often feel better on...
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Febrero 10, 2010
A piece of jewelry can make for a lovely Valentine’s Day gift, but environmental and humanitarian issues may undermine its beauty. Unless you shop responsibly, the cash that...
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Febrero 9, 2010
We’re all looking for more ways than one to say “I love you” on Valentine’s Day and chocolates with a bouquet are two of the most easily understood and appreciated expressions of...
Enero 14, 2010
Ice is an obvious hazard to life and limb for us, but our more sure-footed canine companions are likely to be bothered neither by the cold nor the ice. For them, as well as for...
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Enero 4, 2010
You're in the store, looking for shampoo. Many of them claim to be cruelty-free, but one bottle has a little bunny that with a few swish marks appears to be leaping off the bottle...
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Diciembre 11, 2009
No material is more beloved for home decor than wood. But our love for the natural elegance of hardwood floors, furniture and fixtures has contributed to a loss of almost half of...
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Octubre 15, 2009
It’s no secret that the treats of Halloween tend to add up to a nutritional nightmare. High fructose corn syrup (HFCS), Halloween’s most pervasive ghoul, is a leading contributor...
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Octubre 15, 2009
Sleek and slim are the watchwords of the computer industry now as manufacturers seek to build ever more computing power into thinner packages in the affordable mini-computer...
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Octubre 12, 2009
  Whether from irrigation, processing or animal feed, our meals drinks up a lot of water before they reach the dining room table. So which is better—an apple or an orange—when it...
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Octubre 12, 2009
Compact fluorescents or incandescents? There’s really no debating which will save money and energy and be better for the planet. Compact fluorescent lights (CFLs) use 75 percent...
Octubre 4, 2009
When choosing pajamas, comfort is key. After a long day, all we want is to crawl into bed and fall asleep with the coziest top and bottom on. However, comfort is not everything....
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Septiembre 18, 2009
Consumer concern, raised by reports that polycarbonate plastic bottles leach a hormone-disrupting chemical, Bisphenol A (BPA), has driven some manufacturers to switch to other...
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Septiembre 17, 2009
Want to know whether the fish you are buying was sustainably harvested? Find out how it was caught; there are good methods and not-so-good methods.
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Septiembre 17, 2009
Here's a look at the five most popular U.S. seafood items, as ranked by the National Fisheries Institute, and a quick and easy checklist of what to look for when shopping:
Septiembre 16, 2009
Si usted después de leer, “¿Necesita un filtro de agua en el hogar?”, encontraste que hay contaminantes en tu agua y que un sistema de filtración te ayudara a deshacerte de ellos...
Septiembre 16, 2009
If you found, following the steps in "Do You Need a Home Water Filter?," that there are contaminants in your water and that a filtering system will get rid of them, use this guide...
Septiembre 9, 2009
There’s really no debating which save you money, energy and the planet? Compact fluorescent lights uses 75 percent less energy than its incandescent counterpart, lasts up to 10...
Agosto 30, 2009
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Agosto 27, 2009
  Insect-repellent apparel has been available at outdoor gear retailers since 2003, when the EPA approved Buzz Off Insect Shield as safe for human use and for the environment...
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Agosto 19, 2009
  Although sunscreens have gone from the tan enhancers of the 1970s to the cancer defense of the 2000s, we have not actually changed our desire to bake to a golden brown....
Julio 13, 2009
Children need encouragement to spend some of their free time in artistic endeavors—but be on the lookout for unhealthy materials. Many paints and markers contain neurotoxic...
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