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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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Ten “Buy/Don’t Buy” Rules for Green Shopping

Make green shopping easier this holiday season by following the ten straightforward rules below. 1) Don’t buy anything that requires a throwaway battery. Batteries leak cadmium, lead and other heavy metals when they’re thrown away. They usually come wrapped in plastic and cardboard, creating more trash as soon as you buy them. Plus, you have to keep […]

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