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CC BY 2.0 Joe Shlabotnik

Flushing Water Pipes Can Increase Lead Exposure

Reduce your exposure with new info
Saturday, July 28, 2018, 11:40 AM

Do you run the tap for 30 seconds or a couple of minutes to ensure you are getting "clean water" instead of the water that has been standing around in the pipes? A new study shows that flushing may make things worse. Learn more....

https://www.treehugger.com/clean-water/flushing-water-pipes-can-increase-lead-exposure.html

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CC BY 2.0 Mgmoscatello

Shop the “Clean Fifteen”

Want to avoid toxins on your food?
Monday, March 9, 2015, 2:06 PM

Here is a list of the conventionally grown produce deemed by the Environmental Working Group as the “Clean Fifteen” for 2015.  Learn which foods can be purchased to reduce your pesticide exposure and save some money in the process as well.

http://www.treehugger.com/green-food/want-avoid-toxins-your-food-shop-clean-fifteen.html

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9 Tips To Finding Water In The Wilderness

And Making Sure It Doesn’t Make You Sick
Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 7:46 PM

A few good tips to help you find potable water in the wilderness during an emergency situation and keep yourself from getting sick.

http://www.thegoodsurvivalist.com/9-tips-to-finding-water-in-the-wilderness-and-making-sure-it-doesnt-make-you-sick/2/

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Wax Disc

How to Clean, Melt, and Store Beeswax

Saving valuable wax
Monday, October 20, 2014, 8:03 PM

A great introduction into the steps and process of saving wax cappings and excess wax from your bee hives.

http://www.motherearthnews.com/homesteading-and-livestock/how-to-clean-melt-and-store-beeswax-zbcz1410.aspx#axzz3GjSj49zB

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11 Low-Tech & Simple Methods for Washing Clothes More Sustainably

Eco friendly laundry tips
Friday, January 24, 2014, 7:41 PM

Some interesting ideas and tips to make sure the laundry gets clean while reducing costs, water use, and chemical exposures. 

http://www.treehugger.com/cleaning-organizing/eco-friendly-laundry-washing-clothes-more-sustainably-low-tech-and-simple-methods.html