11 Mar '12, 10pm

How to #clean a toilet without harsh chemicals.

Sign up for Queen of Green tips by email What is borax? Borax, or sodium borate, is a naturally occurring alkaline mineral salt. It's effective because it disinfects, fights mold and mildew and whitens. You can find a box for about $7 in the laundry aisle of most grocery stores. Most people will recognize the borax box from their grandmother's pantry. What is washing soda? Washing soda, or sodium carbonate, is more caustic and has a higher pH than its cousin, baking soda. Fewer mainstream grocery chains carry washing soda, although Arm and Hammer distributes it. If you can't find it at your local grocer in the laundry aisle, check out health food stores or organic grocers. Caution: Borax and washing soda are found in a host of green cleaning recipes because they are versatile, affordable and eco-friendly. But even things from nature can be harmful , so store borax and all ...

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New post at Gorgeously #Green: Clean up your food with 2 simple ingredients in a wash or spray

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Recycled Toilet Paper? via @greentrust

Recycled Toilet Paper? via @greentrust

green-trust.org 10 Mar '12, 4pm

Well, ok, the toilet paper is made from recycled fibers, not used toilet paper, lol. We use this TP at work. Made of 75% r...

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davidsuzuki.org 12 Mar '12, 5pm

Lindsay— I'm happy to see your blog carrying information about coffee's environmental and social dimensions. While we at t...

Aloha, Clean Energy

renewableenergyworld.com 09 Mar '12, 6pm

Imported fossil fuel, mostly oil, supplies 90 percent of Hawaii’s energy for transportation and electricity – the highest ...

Aloha, Clean Energy

renewableenergyworld.com 09 Mar '12, 6pm

Imported fossil fuel, mostly oil, supplies 90 percent of Hawaii’s energy for transportation and electricity – the highest ...

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Don’t Mess With Texas's Clean Energy

treehugger.com 08 Mar '12, 7pm

When you think of Texas, what comes to mind? The Alamo? Longhorn cattle? The Dallas Cowboys? Add clean energy to that list...

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greenandcleanmom.org 10 Mar '12, 1pm

for every household; it’s soft, comfortable and affordable. The pillows range in price from $13.49 up to $22.00 for the ho...

marine clean energy deal Scotland and Japan via @addthis

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renewableenergymagazine.com 09 Mar '12, 6pm

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CHEJ: “So-called green products contain hidden toxic chemicals that are not on ...: Companies I have long truste...

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Obama’s Weekly Address: Pushing Clean Energy, P...

ecopolitology.org 10 Mar '12, 11am

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2012 Green Toronto Award Finalists Announced

justmeans.com 09 Mar '12, 8pm

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Bringing Energy Efficiency to the People Who Ne...

greenforall.org 09 Mar '12, 11pm

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My Other Kids Deserve Clean Air Too!

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care2.com 29 Feb '12, 7pm

By Abbie Walston, Moms Clean Air Force I became a mother in 2010, but I have had kids since 2003 when I began teaching hig...

Beyond Cap and Trade, A New Path to Clean Energ...

e360.yale.edu 04 Mar '12, 4am

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