Sustainable and toxin-free living

Sustainable and toxin-free living

Julie Kleber

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The Eco Cafe Located in a Most Unexpected and Magical Place: Ningaloo, Australia

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  • Jul 19, 2018
Flying into Exmouth looks like a Mars landing, as the red clay landscape gives way to a turquoise blue I’ve only seen in magazine ads. Exmouth, population approximately 2,500, is located on the beautiful Ningaloo Coast in the most northwest corner of Western Australia. Ningaloo is home to some of the...
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How to Reuse, Recycle, and Save Old Medical Supplies From the Landfill

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  • Feb 14, 2017
I have had more trips to the emergency room in my lifetime than I do fingers on my hands, and each visit I left with more stuff than I came with. That stuff, miscellaneous medical supplies like gauze, ace bandages, and a pair of crutches, would sit and linger in my apartment...
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Buy a Menstrual Cup, and Ruby Gives One to a Young Woman in Kenya

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  • Oct 18, 2016
Have you ever thought to yourself, “Man, this menstrual cup is amazing. All women should be able to use this!” Well, there’s a company trying to make that a reality. Ruby Cup, founded in 2011 by three friends who met while studying social entrepreneurship at their University, aims to provide...
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Rest Easy: Here’s How to Recycle Your Mattress.

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  • Sep 26, 2016
According to the Mattress Recycling Council, “Americans as a whole dispose approximately 15-20 million mattresses and box springs per year.” I recently purchased a new mattress from Keetsa, which markets themselves as eco-friendly. When I asked the store manager if they have a recycling program for my old mattress, he...
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Green Beauty Review: Nourish Organic Is Coming Up Roses

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  • Aug 9, 2016
Rose gold, a glass of rosé wine, and dozens of roses are life’s simple pleasures that nourish my summer soul. Summer is also the optimal time to harness the beauty of the rose and strengthen my skin. It’s no coincidence a brand named Nourish Organics does just that. Their Face Lotion...
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