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A Green New Year – The Eco-Friendly LED Times Square Ball

Last year the Times Square ball underwent a green renovation, replacing the old incandecent lightbulbs with 32,256 Philips Luxeon Rebel energy efficient LEDs. Not only does this allow for a greater savings in energy, it also provides countless patterns using …

Organic Stuffed Animals – All Natural Baby Toys

While trying to find gifts for my ‘adopted’ nephews, I came across some adorable organic plush animals by miYim. With lead being found in several toys and all those toxins in plastics, I wanted to get back to some of …

Eco Candles – Soy Candles vs Beeswax Candles

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Nothing warms the dark of winter better than candles.  They are romantic, comforting, and even create those negative ions we love so much (negative ions pull dust from the air giving it that fresh ‘after a rainstorm smell). Candles are …

Eco Baby Care – Earth Baby Compostable Diaper Service

Disposable baby diapers are having a huge impact on our planet by filling our landfills and waste dumps with bulky long lasting plastics. Those dedicated eco conscious parents out there are bringing about a resurgence in cloth diaper services, but …

Top 5 Strangest Eco-Friendly Solutions

I think its time for a TOP 5 list, just because- so here it is: The TOP 5 Strangest Eco-Friendly Solutions. You may not have known these were even problems, but somebody somewhere did. I had no idea how to …

Eco Conscious Diamonds, Synthetics and Simulants

The holidays are upon us and many of us want to celebrate the special women in our lives with jewelry. Based on the commercials and marketing, a diamond is a girls best friend and diamonds are forever. Thats nice and …

California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco

As a little post-thanksgiving trip, my family and I decided to head down to the all new California Academy of Sciences in Golden Gate Park. If you aren’t familiar, it houses the Steinhart Aquarium, Morrison Planetarium, Kimball Natural History Museum, …