28 Jul '11, 11pm

9 Home Improvement Products with Animal Ingredients - By Steve Graham, Hometalk To get serious about having a vegan...

9 Home Improvement Products with Animal Ingredients - By Steve Graham, Hometalk To get serious about having a vegan...

To get serious about having a vegan home, you must look beyond the pantry and the wardrobe. A large number of home improvement products contain animal ingredients . Unfortunately, it is hard to identify all of these animal byproducts because most home improvement products are not required to list ingredients. To avoid animal ingredients, consult the Vegan Society’s Animal Free Shopper directory or look for the “no animal ingredients” label. However, note that there is no independent verification of the “no animal ingredients” label. It may mean different things to different manufacturers, and it does not guarantee an avoidance of animal testing. Here is a partial list of products that may contain animal ingredients. In many cases, synthetic ingredients or petroleum products have largely replaced the animal ingredients, but these substitutes may be a greater concern for som...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/animal-ingredients-in-ho...

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A real Pigwidgeon in Singapore! What a tiny owl!

A real Pigwidgeon in Singapore! What a tiny owl!

acres.org.sg 02 Aug '11, 10am

It was late afternoon when a concerned member of public called us regarding a owl who had flown into her bathroom that mor...

New Vegan Documentary Helps the World Get “Vegucated”: By Michael d’Estries, ecorazzi By now, many have learned

New Vegan Documentary Helps the World Get “Vegu...

care2.com 27 Jul '11, 3pm

By Michael d’Estries, ecorazzi By now, many have learned that switching to a plant-based diet is ideal for the health of o...

Eco Modern Home on the Columbia River

Eco Modern Home on the Columbia River

jetsongreen.com 28 Jul '11, 5pm

This is the Vancouver Airport Home, or the Hotchkiss Residence, located along the Columbia River in Vancouver, Washington....

Home Water Conservation:

Home Water Conservation:

care2.com 06 Aug '11, 4pm

Wasting water is something we all need to worry about; the world’s supply of freshwater is depleting faster and faster . B...

10 Not-So-Green Home Trends | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

10 Not-So-Green Home Trends | Care2 Healthy & G...

care2.com 27 Jul '11, 12am

By Philip Schmidt, Hometalk In the interest of acknowledging progress, it must be said that a list like this would ...

6 Toxic Ingredients You Should Avoid in Cosmetics

6 Toxic Ingredients You Should Avoid in Cosmetics

ecouterre.com 25 Jul '11, 2pm

"Natural" and "organic" are terms that are bandied around often in cosmetics and skincare. If you want to know which produ...