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

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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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My Favorite Spring Gizmos – Wings, Worms and Wonder

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EcoEtsy Member Kelly Johnson of Wings, Worms and Wonder is an artist, author and creative garden guide. Kelly's passion is helping enthusiastic budding gardeners and journalers grow successful gardens and nature journal routines at home, school, … [Continue reading]

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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. … [Continue reading]

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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! … [Continue reading]

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How to Self-Publish a Bestseller: Publishing 3.0 by James Altucher

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I think everyone has a story that needs to be shared. Maybe it is our personal piece of our family history - don't you wish your grandmother had written down her story?! - or maybe it's our experience and expertise as a business owner that will … [Continue reading]

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Lumber Liquidators and Laminate Flooring

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60 Minutes show revealed Lumber Liquidators have been selling cheap Made in China laminate flooring that contain high levels of formaldehyde. The show asked three independent labs to test the samples to see if the formaldehyde in the laminate … [Continue reading]

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233 Cool DIY Projects I found on Pinterest

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I love DIY, thus I'm also a Pinterest Junkie (checkout my boards). My girls and I have found some pretty neat ideas on Pinterest that we have used to makeover bedrooms and other living space in my home.  Here's a round up of some very cool DIY … [Continue reading]

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