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EcoCentric Mom Box Delivers Non-Toxic Make-Up & Cleaning Products



This month's EcoCentric Mom Box arrived just as I was tackling a big kitchen cleaning project. Cupboards, countertops, light switches, walls – the works. Fortunately, the job was made easier with Tru All-Natural Multi-Purpose Cleaner, made from purified water, botanicals from organic citrus, and food-grade carbonates. My box included a travel-size spritzer, but you can […]

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Is the iPad just more e-waste?



 When Apple debuted its much-awaited iPad on Wednesday in San Francisco, one of the first attributes founder Steve Jobs touted was the gadget's eco-friendly specs.  But how "green" can an electronic device like this really be? Greenpeace recently released its analysis of electronics manufacturers: Nokia and Sony Ericsson came out way ahead of the pack; Apple didn't fare […]

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“Green” Cell Phones Can Help Fight Climate Change



 If you're in the market for a new cell phone, consider one of these "green" models that are being  featured at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. * Motorola's MOTO W233 Renew – constructed of plastic made from recycled water bottles; can be completely recycled. Cost: $9.99 with a two-year contract; buy through T-Mobile. Comes in packaging […]

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