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Soda blues: What you’re really sipping

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  If you thought sipping a soda brought you happiness (like this advert on the link before implies), think again!  Here’s an interesting infograph posted by an insurance company on the effects of consuming soda.  This is worth drinking in. (Click on the image to zoom in) Via: Term Life Insurance   There are plenty of […]

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August 18th, 2012 | Posted in Chemicals,Green Consumption,Health and Wellbeing | Read More »

How can I convince my friend to use the stairs?

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by James H. Wandersee and Renee M. Clary As someone who is interested in green living, you are no doubt aware of the benefits of indoor and outdoor walking–both for people and for the Earth. So it is likely that, whenever you find yourself inside a multistory building, you consciously choose to use the stairs, rather […]

October 31st, 2011 | Posted in Energy,Health and Wellbeing | Read More »

6 Beautiful Balcony Plants to Control Mosquitoes

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By Shaan Lalwani Is the municipality’s anti-mosquito fumigation getting you down? Are you tired of applying jars of strange smelling, sticky mosquito repellents? Or do you like me, love pottering in the garden and do not want to spend your time swatting mosquitoes? I have a nursery in my own backyard, so I spend lots […]

June 10th, 2011 | Posted in Health and Wellbeing,Home remedies,Indoor Air Quality | Read More »

Why Laughter Is Good For You

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Laughter is to life what shock absorbers are to automobiles. It won’t take the potholes out of the road, but it sure makes the ride smoother. – Dr. William Fry, Stanford University Medical School You might wonder why an article on laughter has found its way into an environmental website. For several good reasons, let […]

October 17th, 2010 | Posted in Health and Wellbeing | Read More »

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