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Safe, Eco-Friendly Lunch Boxes Save Money and Reduce Waste, Too



Research commissioned by the Center for Environmental Health in Oakland, California showed that the lining in some kids’ lunch boxes contained high levels of lead. Lead can harm children even in minute amounts because it hinders brain development and can cause a variety of behavior and other developmental disorders. Children may be exposed to the lead in lunch […]

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Don't miss tomorrow's free e-newsletter, featuring easy links to eco-friendly, non-toxic lunch boxes that will save you $15-$20 a week on throwaway school lunch wrappings.  Plus: * Other money-saving, back-to-school tips and links * Energy-saving back-up lights so you won't be in the dark when the next power outtage strikes * An introduction to my […]

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How Good Are Your Kids at Saving Energy?



    How good are your kids at saving energy? Here’s your chance to find out. Team ENERGY STAR, the Environmental Protection Agency’s program to teach kids about energy efficiency, is holding an essay contest for kids. The purpose of the contest is two-fold.  First and foremost, Team ENERGY STAR wants to recognize kids for […]

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