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 … [Continue reading]

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EcoEtsy Shop La Alicia and a FREE April Desktop Calendar

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EcoEtsy Team Member Alicia of La Alicia in Dallas, Texas is a Professional Art Director, Recycled Materials Artist & Social Media Concierge! Her recycled accessories - she works with many found materials and primarily recycled papers - are cool … [Continue reading]

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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 … [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

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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 … [Continue reading]

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Upcycled Flower Garland | Sesame Seed Designs

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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

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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 … [Continue reading]

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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 … [Continue reading]

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