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Top 10 Most Colorful Natural Wonders - Huffington Post

Top 10 Most Colorful Natural Wonders Huffington Post Now that it's officially fall in the Northern Hemisphere, certain areas enjoy the gradual changes of the leaves, which go from a summer green glow to the crisp orange, red and yellow colors of...
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Stunning!  

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Center for Food Safety | Blog | Ten Tips to Make Organic Work for You

Center for Food Safety | Blog | Ten Tips to Make Organic Work for You | Eco awareness | Scoop.it
As a nation, we have become accustomed to paying relatively little for our food as a percentage of overall income.[i] While this cheap food may on the face of it seem like a good thing, it actually comes at an alarming, and astronomical, cost.
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Good tips here....  I am going to try to find a food co-op in my area! 

 

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Digging in to organic gardening - WBEZ

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Digging in to organic gardening
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Organic gardener and educator, Jeanne Nolan, is in studio to talk sustainability, food awareness and growing good things on rooftops and backyard plots. Plus, Chicago Tribune launches a new "plan for Chicago".
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Go for it.... we need to keep as healthy as we can, starting with managing our diet. 

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How To Replace 10 Household Products With Castile Soap

How To Replace 10 Household Products With Castile Soap | Eco awareness | Scoop.it

Castile soap, which originates from the Castile region of Spain, is a type of soap made from plant oils. It is a “true soap” and not simply a chemical detergent. It’s sensitive on skin, it’s bio-degradable and Earth-friendly making it a wonderful product to use when making your own household products.

Castile soap is incredibly versatile and can be used as a major ingredient to make all kinds of products from natural beauty items to natural cleaning supplies.

In this blog post, we will reveal how you can ditch many of the most toxic products in your home and replace with Castile soap, plus a few other natural ingredients, for a cheaper, more natural alternative.


Via Stephanie Jo Rountree
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It's good to know that there are cheap and natural products, that we can use around our home!

 

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Coming to Railroads soon: Natural gas locomotives - Business Journal

Coming to Railroads soon: Natural gas locomotives - Business Journal | Eco awareness | Scoop.it
Coming to Railroads soon: Natural gas locomotives Business Journal GE Transportation presented retrofit technology that enables locomotives to use both diesel and liquid natural gas at Railway Interchange 2013, the North American rail industry's...
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We are moving us forward.

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Organic Family Planning? - Catholic World Report (blog)

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Organic Family Planning?
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I was in a vintage clothing shop yesterday and a pretty young woman rushed in, lost, looking for the new organic store in town.
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Although we may not be Catholic, it's worth making organic family planning more widely known, and should be taught alongside sex education programmes in schools and in health clinics.  

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Home Green Home: Ecofriendly Materials and Resources Abound for House Renovations: Scientific American

Home Green Home: Ecofriendly Materials and Resources Abound for House Renovations: Scientific American | Eco awareness | Scoop.it
There has never been a better time to renovate green, given the abundance of Earth-friendly building materials as well as contractors well-versed in energy- and resource-efficiency

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Great insights....  we have been replacing things slowly in our home, starting with solar panels to generate electricity and then the right kind of boiler.... of course we have insulation and double glazing too.... working on the garden next ....

 

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