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Think Twice Before You Buy Hershey’s Kisses for Your Valentine



This Valentine's Day, before you cover your sweetheart with Hershey’s kisses, or toss a few of those treats into your kids’ lunch box, consider the alternative: organic, fair trade, bite-size bars made from cocoa produced by companies that care about people and the planet. Why not Hershey’s? The company has been under fire for years […]

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Sending Flowers For Valentine’s Day? Go Local, or Make Them Organic



For Valentine’s Day, birthdays, anniversaries or other special occasions, giving flowers often seems like a gift from Mother Nature herself. But when flowers are doused in pesticides and transported long (i.e., energy-intensive) distances, their eco-appeal quickly evaporates. The health impact conventionally-grown flowers has makes them even less desirable. Consider this: Seventy percent of U.S. flowers […]

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