Pinterest Board That Attracts Your Ideal Customer


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 … [Continue reading]

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Aquarian Bath: How to Dye Hair Red Naturally with Henna Powder

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If you are among the 7 in 10 women now coloring your hair it could be a good idea to think about the chemicals that go into this process. If you use a synthetic dye what is actually happening is you are opening up the hair’s cuticle and the chemicals … [Continue reading]

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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 … [Continue reading]

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The New Endocrine-Disrupting Plastic Chemical BPS


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 … [Continue reading]

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Upcycled Flower Garland | Sesame Seed Designs

ice cube tray as paint palette by sesame seed designs

EcoEtsy Team Member Casey of Sesame Seed Designs (home of the famous upcycled cashmere sweaters & more!)  makes, with her own two hands - toys, accessories and home goods that are natural, sustainable and made with great care and attention to … [Continue reading]

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Florida Health Officials to Test GMO Mosquitoes This Spring


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 … [Continue reading]

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Trash to Treasure Challenge: Earth Day 2015 #trashtotreasure


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 … [Continue reading]

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Etsy’s Success Gives Rise to Problems of Credibility and Scale –


If you've been following Etsy's journey to IPO and the recent hot topic about Alicia Shaffer of Three Birds Next, then you have to read this article.  Has Etsy lost it's soul? What do you think? Read more...     … [Continue reading]

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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 … [Continue reading]

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