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Are Your Kids Saving Energy? Enter Contest by May 31.



 Team ENERGY STAR, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s program to help kids and families understand why saving energy is important, has launched a contest to encourage kids to tell us in their own worlds why energy efficiency makes a difference. To enter, all kids need to do is share their stories on the Team ENERGY […]

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Is Glade Air Freshener Bad for Babies?



"Cleaning product companies aren’t required to disclose the ingredients they use in their products, and what they’re keeping secret from you could be hazardous to your health," reports Women's Voices for the Earth (WVE), the respected non-profit research group that investigates toxic chemicals in the common household cleansers we use.   In their "Dirty Secrets" […]

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ENERGY STAR Essay Contest Shines Spotlight on Energy-Saving Kids



Saving energy is not just for grown-ups. As EPA’s Team ENERGY STAR has shown, lots of kids have become devoted to energy efficiency, too. They’re not shy about telling you why, either. In fact, hundreds of kids have entered the Team’s Share Your Story  essay contest .  Several of their posts are featured in this special Team ENERGY STAR […]

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“Baby” Box Helps New Moms Find Safer, Greener Lotions, Jammies & Food



  Whether you're a new mom or your kids are a little older, you're probably always on the look-out for non-toxic and healthy products that will help keep your child happy and safe. EcoCentric Mom makes your job a lot easier every month by sending out sample boxes of new products you should at least know […]

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Essay Contest Gives Kids a Chance to Show What They Really Know About Saving Energy – and Win Some Prizes, Too.



      What do your kids really know about 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 […]

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