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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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Washington, D.C. Woman Shifts $1,029 of Her Household Budget to Go Green



It's one thing to say you want to be "eco friendly." It's quite another to put your money where your mouth is and spend real dollars on greener products and services, especially in these days of tight budgets and an uncertain economy. Yet that's exactly what Bonnie C., a 26-year old resident of Washington, D.C., has done. […]

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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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Shift to Organic Food

Florida Resident Shifts $1,137 to Organic Foods & Worm Poop



Worm poop? It’s not as crazy as it sounds. Worm castings (as they’re more delicately called) make great organic fertilzer. They’re also a terrific choice if you’re looking for ways to shift your spending to greener products and services — in this case, away from concentrated agricultural chemicals and towards all-natural soil amendments. That’s just one of the choices Kimberly […]

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