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Natural Mosquito Repellent to Ward Off Summer Bugs & More



My Ecocentric Mom Box has arrived just in the nick of time. Summer is in full swing, which means so are the mosquitos. There are lots of ways to reduce mosquitos around your home, but most of us still need to use some kind of repellent when we're in the garden, at a picnic, or […]

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Do Your Kids Think Saving Energy Is Important? 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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Looking for New, Non-toxic Lotions, Cremes & Cleansers? Try the January EcoCentric Mom Box.



 This month's EcoCentric Mom box is chock full of exactly what I need in dry winter months: soothing organic skin lotions and cremes to moisturize my hands and face, gentle soaps, and cleansers and laundry "berry drops" that put the "clean" back in cleaning. But first, the food. I've said before that, as much as […]

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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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“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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Clean and Green Dry Cleaning Methods Reduce Your Exposure to Toxic Chemicals



"Dry" cleaning is one of those things that sounds like a much better idea than it is. You might have an inkling of that when you step into a dry cleaners to drop off or pick up your laundry and get an overpowering whiff of …yeah, what IS that smell? It's actually a toxic solvent […]

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