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Easy Go Green Tips – The Daily Green

Wonderful list of go-green tips. Junk mail ranks as our number one thing to get rid of! –    5. Wash Your Laundry in Cold Water  An easy way to clean green is to turn the dial on your washing machine to cold. Most loads don’t need hot water, and 90% of the energy used […]

12 Fish You Should Never Eat | Rodale News

Excellent list of to-watch-out-for fish. Includes caviar (!) and imported prawns/shrimp (which have the dubious honour of being number 1 on the list!) -  Atlantic Cod Why It’s Bad: This one was difficult to add to the “dirty dozen list,” says Cufone, because it is so vital to the economic health of New England fishermen. […]

Sugary Sodas Breed Angry Teens | Rodale News

Something most parents know intuitively already. Still, more reason to replace those sugary snacks and drinks! -  Got a surly teenager? You might want to monitor his or her soda consumption. A new study in the journal Injury Prevention, published by the British Medical Journal Group, found that drinking more than five cans of regular […]

As Report Reveals Toxic Ingredients in Baby Shampoo, Johnson & Johnson Goes Public with Plans to Clean Up Products – Forbes

Finally! One of the world’s biggest baby skincare companies takes moves to make their products a little safer for the millions of babies who use them, which is why we always say ‘read the label!’ -  Less than a month after Johnson & Johnson ranked as the most trusted brand in America in Forbes‘ survey […]


Where harm lurks around the house – The West Australian

Great article on the dangerous substances lurking in those kitchen cupboards at home. Especially important for mums and dads, since most of the victims of household poisons are children -  Myriad substances in the household cupboards or garden shed are potentially hazardous if not used or stored according to directions. They include cleaning products, hair […]