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September’s EcoCentric Mom Box Review

This month's "Mom Box" from EcoCentric Mom contained a great assortment of cleaning products, personal care products, and even a few snacks.     On the laundry front, the box included two sample pouches of Ecover Natural Laundry Powder ZERO, as in fragrance-free.  I'm partial to laundy powder as opposed to liquid in a plastic bottle, […]

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homemade organic tomato sauce

Eating Organic Produce Will Reduce Your Exposure to Toxic Chemicals

Eating fruits and vegetables that are grown without pesticides reduces the amount of toxic chemicals you eat. If you choose organically farmed beef, you’ll also minimize your exposure to antibiotic-resistant bacteria. These conclusions seem obvious, but Stanford University put them to the test. In a recent analysis of 230 field studies and 17 human studies […]

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Think Twice Before You Buy Hershey’s Kisses for Your Valentine

This Valentine’s Day, before you cover your sweetheart with Hershey’s kisses, or toss a few of those treats into your kids’ lunch box, consider the alternative: organic, fair trade, bite-size bars made from cocoa produced by companies that care about people and the planet. Why not Hershey’s? The company has been under fire for years […]

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