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Sustainable Paper Manufacturer: Environment, Social, and Economic Impact

Manufacturers of sustainable paper use ecologically responsible processes in making their paper goods. This indicates that the paper company uses green techniques in its production process, including using recycled materials, renewable energy sources, and responsible tree harvesting. To avoid contributing to deforestation and other environmental issues, a sustainable paper mill must develop paper products that…

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Does Your Water Have Estrogen In It?

The following post is from Katie of Kitchen Stewardship: Does Your Water Have Estrogen In It? Want to meet a transvestite fish? Perhaps I should say “transgendered,” since fish don’t wear clothes or make their own choices on sexual preference. Unfortunately for a group of white sucker fish in Colorado, we humans have made some…

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Organizing Homemade Cleaners and Supplies – Part 2

The following post is from Emily of Live Renewed: Organizing Homemade Cleaners and Supplies - Part 2 Last month we talked about ways that you can organize your homemade green cleaners and supplies, and this month I wanted to share what I’ve done around my house to get my supplies and homemade cleaners in order.…

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Laundry Science 101: How to Wash Cloth Diapers {And How Not To}

The following post is from Katie of Kitchen Stewardship: I totally wrecked a half dozen of my cloth diapers, just by washing them. Mostly the more expensive, nicer ones of the 25 cloth diapers I reviewed. It was tragic. The silver lining, as with all stupid mistakes I make, is that I get to share…

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Earth Day Repurposing: 101 Ways to Reuse Your Trash

  If you visited my house, you might wonder why I have an old sock hanging on top of my toilet scrub brush in the bathroom. Of course, after reading this, you won't have to ask....I've been collecting all the crazy ways I reuse items that most people would toss or recycle for over two…

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Storing bulk food the (easy? cheap? green?) way

The following post is from Katie of Kitchen Stewardship: Storing bulk food the (easy? cheap? green?) way Buying food in bulk and preserving it from your garden and farmer's markets is as an awesome way to save money and capture maximum nutrition. Still, there's even one more reason to love those frugal habits: they reduce…

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Is Silicone Toxic and Is It Silicone Bakeware Really Safe?

The following post is from Katie of Kitchen Stewardship: Silicone Bakeware, Silicone Baking Sheets, Silicone Cupcake Liners, etc... With holiday baking coming up and gift season to boot, I've been thinking again about the safety of silicone bakeware. There are several unique kitchen items made for the ease of the people – a large portion of…

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Green and Natural Fabric Softeners

The following post is from Emily of Live Renewed: This month on my blog, Live Renewed, we talked all about using natural and green laundry care.  While everyone loves to have fresh-smelling, clean, and soft laundry; many of the conventional products on the market today are filled with ingredients and chemicals that we should be…

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Why We Pretty Much Ignore Our Grass (& You Should, Too)

The following post is from Katie of Kitchen Stewardship: Why We Pretty Much Ignore Our Grass "Ugh, it's the little white balls again." "I don't like the little white balls - they're yucky, right, Mommy?" "Yep...they scare me. We could cross the street so we don't have to walk through them but they have them…

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