Sustainable and toxin-free living

Sustainable and toxin-free living

Is It True That Laundry Detergent Pods and Sheets Are Toxic Plastic?

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  • Apr 11, 2024
A bill introduced in NYC would ban detergent pods, saying they are plastic, toxic, and contribute to microplastic pollution. But experts say that's not true.

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Plastic-Free Activewear? Here are 15 Brands That Use Natural Instead of Synthetic Fibers

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  • Apr 8, 2024
If you end your workouts feeling itchy, rashy, and uncomfortable, it’s time to break-up with synthetic activewear. Fortunately, there are a lot of brands that use natural materials and ethical manufacturing practices.
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We Tested the Most Affordable Non-Toxic Makeup Brands

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  • Apr 3, 2024
In the U.S., there is no mandate on health studies for cosmetics, so choosing safe, non-toxic, eco-friendly products is completely up to you. Here's what to look for and what to buy.
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Not a Costume: Where to Buy Authentic Native American Fashion by Indigenous Designers

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  • Apr 2, 2024
When we talk about traditional art and fashion designed by Native American creators, there is no substitute for authenticity. There is no acceptable likeness of an indigenous artist’s work, and brands who appropriate (steal) their designs are not only taking money from the original artist, they are repackaging cultural tradition and expression they don’t understand and selling it without respect for the meaning behind it. 
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8 Places to Get Eco-Friendly Bedding and Sheets

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  • Mar 27, 2024
We've tested out nine different brands of sustainable and organic sheets, including cotton and linen. Many have plant-based natural dyes, and non-toxic finishes.
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13 Places to Buy Natural and Non-Toxic Fabric for Sensitive Skin

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  • Mar 25, 2024
Find allergy-friendly fabrics that are soft and good for sensitive skin at these eco-friendly stores recommended by sewers.
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