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Office Green Cleaning 3 Ways



  People spend almost a third of their lives at work, yet many offices and industries haven’t taken important steps to “green” their offices. That’s a mistake, for two key reasons: ·         1) Research shows that productivity increases when people work in a healthier environment. ·         2) Cleaning green can actually save companies money by […]

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Is There Mercury in Your Mascara? Probably.



Mercury’s not safe enough for light bulbs, batteries, thermometers and various medical devices.  But your eyes? That’s another story, at least according to the United Nations Minamata Convention, so named because thousands of people in Minamata, Japan suffered mercury poisoning from contaminated industrial wastewater. The UN convention last week decided that companies can use mercury […]

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