About Karen Lee

As a former Captain of Eco Etsy and one of the current leaders for the team, I am really excited to be hanging out with like minded team members to share ideas on how we can leave the least amount of carbon footprint.

I sell eco-handmade and vintage goodies in my Etsy shop and consult small business owners on Karen Lee Consulting where popular Etsy Starter Kit is sold. And as a retired Chiropractor, I share natural health news and green tips on drkarenslee.com. Check out my past posts on Eco Etsy!

Hillary Clinton Announces 2016 Presidential Bid

Have you heard? Hillary Clinton announced over the weekend that she’s running for president in 2016, ending the long standing rumors and speculations, “Will she or won’t she?” But where does she stand on the environmental issues? Eco Watch looks into her stance on Keystone Pipeline XL and the Climate Change. Read about it here […]

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Pinterest Board That Attracts Your Ideal Customer

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If you’ve been on the internet last decade or so, you probably went down the rabbit hole on Pinterest more often than you are willing to admit. (Ahem) Did you know that an Etsy’s product image was THE FIRST pin on Pinterest! Since then, this online visual candy shop of recipes, DIY’s, exocitc locales and […]

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Reasons Why We Should Ditch Microwave Ovens

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Most mainstream MDs may agree that direct contact with microwave radiation causes health problems. But they can’t make the cancer causing connection to the food from microwave ovens. Hans Hertel, a Swiss researcher conducted his own study on the consequences of microwaving on food and how that mutant food from microwave cooking provides carcinogens and […]

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The New Endocrine-Disrupting Plastic Chemical BPS

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Mother Jones reported in 2014 about chemical compounds that manufacturers have been scrambling to use in place of BPA might be just as bad. And now a new paper, published on the peer-reviewed Environmental Health Perspectives, examines the science around two common chemicals used in "BPA-Free" packaging: BPS and BPF. The authors looked at 32 […]

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Florida Health Officials to Test GMO Mosquitoes This Spring

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The FDA is considering whether to approve the experimental use of genetically modified mosquitoes in the Florida Keys to help stop the spread of dengue fever and other diseases. Mosquito control officials in the region say they hope to get approval to begin releasing the insects in the Keys as soon as this spring. There […]

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Trash to Treasure Challenge: Earth Day 2015 #trashtotreasure

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Team Eco Etsy is proud to sponsor “Trash to Treasure Challenge” to celebrate Earth Day 2015!! Did you know? Americans generated about 251 million tons of trash. Americans recycled and composted about 87 million tons of trash in 2012 (that’s about 34.5% recycling rate) Austria’s recycling rate was 60%, Brazil was 50%, and India was […]

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14 Facts About Organic You Need to Know

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Many people don’t know the true meaning of the word “organic.” Some take it to mean natural, pesticide-free and local. Others take it to mean certified to the utmost degree. Here’s what it means to the United States Department of Agriculture, and for our purposes, the REAL definition of organic: Organic is a labeling term […]

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How Long Does Food Last?

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Do you adhere to the expiration date on food packages? Did you  know that “printed food dates are not federally regulated and do not refer to food safety.”? So, it is usually safe to eat your “expired” food after it is printed date has passed. Whaa??? Yes, it’s true. You should check the dates of […]

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Safer Baby Bath Tubs and Seats Guide

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You’ve probably noticed that most of the baby bath tubs and seats are not marked with a recycling code. It’s difficult to know what type of plastic they are made of. And many baby bathtubs are made with PVC, especially the inflatable ones! Yikes! But our friends at The Soft Landing did it again. They […]

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