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November 3, 2011

The Super Natural Home and Personal Care Ingredients to Avoid

By: Edie Morton

It’s hard to believe so many unhealthy ingredients are in an array of products we use, consume or come in to contact with every day. Many conventional brand toothpastes, shampoos, soaps, shaving creams, lotions and cosmetics contain one or more toxic chemicals harmful to our health and the environment. The personal care products industry is the most unregulated of all.

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November 2, 2011

Tips for Greening Your Practice, Part 2 Energy

By: Edie Morton

  Energy Star reports that compact fluorescent bulbs use about 90 percent less energy than incandescent bulbs. Every 90-watt bulb replaced by a CFL saves 1,600 pounds of carbon dioxide emissions. Walk, cycle, carpool or take the bus to work. If you do house calls in your car (preferably a hybrid vehicle), keep your tire pressure at […]

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Tips for Greening Your Practice, Part 1 Laundry

By: Edie Morton

According to the American Massage Therapy Association’s 2010 survey of consumers, roughly, 37.7 million people had a total of 162 million massages in 2010. That means that 324 million sheets were washed by massage therapists. Doing laundry can have a significant impact on the environment because many conventional detergents contain toxic chemicals. The laundry process also requires significant water and energy usage.

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Tips for Greening Your Practice, Part 3 Non-toxic Products

By: Edie Morton

Use environmentally friendly products to clean your treatment space. Oxygen bleaches and citrus based cleaners are effective and nontoxic. Avoid soaps and hand sanitizers containing triclosan. Studies have increasingly linked triclosan to a range of health and environmental effects, from skin irritation, allergy susceptibility, bacterial and compounded antibiotic resistant, and dioxin contamination to destruction of […]

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