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Parents looking for eco-friendly and non-toxic paint and craft options that are also cruelty-free and vegan for their children have to usually do quite a bit of searching to find these items. Green has found one that fits the bill! Many finger paints on the market contain preservatives, mineral oil, artificial dyes which are often derived from animals, and sometimes synthetic scents. Most are also tested on animals. Even if you are crafty and make your own paints, the quality might not be great, and artificial dyes or food colorings can still contain undesirable and potentially unsafe ingredients. Plus, it can...

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It's no secret that our world is clogged with an immense amount of waste. Recycling efforts are at an all-time high, but what about food waste? How easy and helpful is composting as a solution? 

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Bamboo is incredible! How many of these cool facts did you know about bamboo?  Highly sustainable and versatile, bamboo is used in many items, from building materials to fabrics and more... but it can also be eaten! When bamboo is harvested it continues to grow new shoots from its amazing root system. There is no additional planting or cultivation needed. Bamboo requires no pesticides or fertilizer to grow and thrive. Its own fallen leaves provide necessary nutrients that get recycled right back into the soil! Every part of the bamboo plant can be used in one way or another with...

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  When it comes to snacking, people are divided into thinking about whether or not a certain food is good or bad for them. For some, snacking is something to avoid since many processed snack foods have high-fat, high-sodium, and sugar-laden content. However, this doesn’t always have to be the case. Snacking can actually be healthy! Having one or two snacks is necessary to maintain your energy all throughout the day. It is also a must for people who need to keep their sugar levels on even keel. As long as you eat snacks for a good reason and you...

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    Did you know that almost 60% of what we put on our skin eventually gets absorbed into our bodies?   The harmful and artificial chemicals in some skincare products can interfere with your body's immune system and natural detoxification process—aside from causing skin-related issues. Some of these chemicals may also get stored in the body for months—or even years—before they get flushed out.   But wait, there's more! The skincare or beauty products you use will eventually find their way into the soil and waterways, which can leave a significant impact on microorganisms and aquatic life.   So...

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