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Environmental In-Box: Softlips Pure Organic Lip Conditioner

Are you paying attention to your lips? Considering how many times you lick them each day, maybe you should. Many conventional lip products are made from ingredients you'd never DREAM of wiping your tongue on, like pesticides, dyes, and parabens. Lipstick may even contain lead. Ewww! Good news: Conventional cosmetic companies like Softlips are extending their product lines […]

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Environmental In-Box: Marmoleum, the Eco-Friendly Flooring

When it comes to choosing flooring for your home, you might not even know eco-friendly options exist.  But for over 100 years, Forbo has been manufacturing Marmoleum, an all natural linoleum. Katie Kelleher reports: What is it? Marmoleum is made into flooring sheets or tiles from a compound of linseed oil, rosins, cork flour, limestone and […]

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Environmental In-Box: Planet Matters Water Filtration Bottle

What’s stopping you from using a reusable water bottle? Worries that tap water isn’t safe to drink? The inconvenience of carrying around a clumsy bottle that doesn’t fit in your purse, briefcase, or cup holder? Concerns about BPA in plastic water bottles? Planet Matters claims it tackles all three issues head on with its water filtration […]

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