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Butter for Your Hands, Not Your Bread, Plus Much More from EcoCentric Mom

It’s that time of year when my hands are starting to feel so dry, you’d think I lived in the desert. Nope, it’s just winter setting in, along with its prescription for cracking skin and painfully tight dryness. Happily, this month’s EcoCentric Mom subscription box included butter – hand butter that is, made by The […]

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natural fig bars

Fragrance, Fitness and Fig Bars? Only in this Month’s EcoCentric Mom Box

If you like surprises, an EcoCentric Mom Box is just the thing for you. Every month, this box full of eco-goodies shows up at my door and I have no idea what’s going to be inside. I hate to admit it, but I always hope there will be some new food try, and generally there […]

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Your Big Green Muscle is Getting J&J to Make Its Baby Shampoo Safer

Moms, consumer groups, nurses, and other health professionals have succeeded in getting Johnson & Johnson to begin to remove toxic chemicals from its baby shampoo. Two years ago, the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics reported that J&J's baby shampoo contained quarternium-15, which releases formaldhyde, as well as the chemical product 1,4-dioxane. Both formaldehye and dioxane are […]

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BPA-free baby bottles

BPA Banned from Baby Bottles; What About Other Chemicals and Other Products?

  Six major U.S. baby products manufacturers agreed to remove the toxic chemical bisphenol-A (BPA) from baby bottles, in an agreement reached with the Connecticut Attorney General. Said Environmental Working Group, the non-profit research institute that’s been advocating BPA-free products, “The action represents a critical breakthrough in protecting infants from the hazards of the synthetic estrogen and plastics component, […]

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