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The Great Diaper Debate: Not Just Disposable Versus Cloth

The Great Diaper Debate: Not Just Disposable Versus Cloth

Americans use more than 50 million diapers every day, which has led to heated debates over the merits, costs, and environmental impact of disposable and cloth diapers.  A new product called gDiapers (g is for ‘green’) may eventually become an important factor as a hybrid solution to a contentious debate.

November 7, 2007

Little School House on the Green Prairie

Little School House on the Green Prairie

How many students does it take to change 15,734 incandescent light bulbs (energy wasting) for energy efficient compact fluorescents? Well, either one very dedicated student with a super-articulated wrists or a whole herd of green-minded kids. Actually, it took kids from 26 schools in two southern California counties to do this illuminating feat. They’re still doing it, carrying on a program from the greening of their schools into their homes. The green schools movement is riding a wave from coast to coast this year.

October 25, 2007

Hidden Dangers in Baby Products

Hidden Dangers in Baby Products

When most people purchase products for their babies—from lotions and shampoos to photo books—they assume that the products have been tested and have passed strict regulations to ensure they will not harm their baby.  That can be a dangerous assumption.

September 26, 2007

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