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California Labels Cancer-Causer

Thank you, California! Coming soon to a warning label near you, “The state of California has finalized its decision designating glyphosate,..in…Roundup, as a known human carcinogen under the state’s Proposition…

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Poisoning Pruitt

ARGH!!!!!!!!!!! And, yes, chlorpyrifos also harms bees and other pollinators upon which we rely for food. E.P.A. Chief, Rejecting Agency’s Science, Chooses Not to Ban Insecticide E.P.A. scientists had concluded…

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Green Mutt-sheen

After mowing was done, Our li’l boy jumped the gun On St. Paddy’s Day fun But Woof Wild dog soap won.

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Don’t Red Dye

Our first hummingbird of the year is here! Our nectar recipe is one part organic cane sugar to four parts filtered water. Bring to a boil for a minute. Let…

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NYT’s Nicholas Nails It Again

Nicholas Kristof of The New York Times nails it again. “The larger question is why we allow the chemical industry — by spending $100,000 on lobbying per member of Congress…

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Fragrance-Free Floyd

Our nephew Floyd shows what he thinks about icky chemically-scented dog shampoo. For these beloved babies, keep reading and researching the ingredients in ALL products used in your household. #tongueouttuesday…

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TIME and TIME Again

And on TIME, “First, get rid of air fresheners, which don’t actually improve air quality; and open windows for ventilation instead. You can also try to go old school with…

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Aussies Favor Fragrance-Free

“This research has shown that twice as many Australians would prefer a fragrance-free environment. So while there is this trend towards scent branding, businesses have to realise that more people…

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Affecting All

It’s World Wildlife Day which is great reminder to get out those products, read the ingredients, and remember that what we put into the air, put on our lawns, put…

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Old Chair New Life

So this weekend we bought some old Adirondack chairs off Craigslist. The seller advised using a bleach solution to clean them. Nope. Just Texas Hill Country rainwater, a scrub brush,…

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