Spring Cleaning without toxic chemicals

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Here at Eco Etsy, we’re wrapping up our 14 days of crafting tutorials, but if you aren’t quite ready to wave goodbye to the DIY, you’re in luck. Today, in honor of the budding daffodils outside my window, and the new blog format, ECO Monday is going to help you with a little Spring Cleaning. [...]

Beware of Triclosan

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Who hasn’t used anti bacterial hand soap, dish soap, gel or hand spray?  It’s now in every public restroom, alongside the regular soap, declaring it’s usefulness, even without water.  With flu and cold season here, how’s a person supposed to keep their hands clean without all those chemicals? Recent studies from the U.S. Centers for [...]

Farm to School Program Makes Change for the Better

Years ago I worked as a special educator. I remember being pregnant walking up and down the aisles of the cafeteria at lunch wondering about the food choices my daughter would be given. Some eight years later I home school my daughter and am thrilled to offer her healthy lunches. But of course, as a [...]