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How to Find Non-toxic Christmas Trees

How to Find a Non-toxic Artificial Christmas Tree

Until recently, artificial Christmas trees were cut from compressed polyvinyl chloride (PVC) sheets. Now there’s a newer technology that allows manufacturers to create branch tips that are made from injection-molded polyethylene (PE) plastic using copies of live tree needles.

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How (and Why) to Avoid Toxic PVC Plastic in Everyday Products

How and Why to Avoid Toxic PVC (Vinyl) Plastic in Every Day Products

Why go to all the trouble to avoid toxic PVC (vinyl) plastic? Lead. Phthalates. VOC’s. Dioxin. Just for starters. Learn how to reduce your exposure by avoiding these common sources of soft, flexible PVC.

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Zuvo Water Filtration System Review

The generous folks at Zuvo contacted us recently with an opportunity to try out one of their water filtration systems, so I jumped at the chance! I’d already been looking for a better, yet affordable, alternative to our filtered water pitcher, and the Zuvo Water Filtration System was definitely the answer. I opted for the […]

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