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Another Racehorse Dies at Del Mar Race Track

By Kim Robson: The Del Mar Thoroughbred Club is known as one of America’s most scenic racetracks. It is located on the edge of the Pacific Ocean in the seaside city of Del Mar, California, 20 miles north of San Diego. Known for its slogan, “Where The Turf Meets The …

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Vegan Tomato Pasta Sauce

By Fredrica Syren: So many on Instagram ask for recipes when I cook something that I decided I need to post some of them here on Green-Mom.com. You can also find lots of my old recipes under recipes on the left hand bar categories. This week is my last week …

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Let It Bee — Time To Protect the Bees

By Centehua: There are many people who think cows, pigs, goats and chickens are the only animals who suffer from industrialized factory farm practices. In fact, probably a majority of people are not aware that bees are also exploited, and subjected to the most unnatural and unethical farming practices. Our …

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How To Handle Criticism When Going Green

By Fredrica Syren: There always will be critics when it comes to the green movement. I have to say, I’m a bit surprised that I’ve not gotten as much as I had expected, considering I have blogged since 2009, written a book and founded Green-Mom.com. I also have been blessed …

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Solar Loan or Lease, what is the difference?

By Kim Robson: Thinking about finally going solar? One of your first decisions will be choosing between a solar loan and a solar lease. Most people don’t have the ability to pay for entire solar power systems with cash, especially when a system can take 5 to 15 years to …

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What Does “Natural” Really Mean?

By Fredrica Syren: For many eco-conscious people, the word “natural” makes us look twice at a product. However, when it comes to food or personal care products, “natural” can have a hidden meaning and might be very misleading for the consumer. The label’s simply stating “natural” generated a whopping $43 …

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Discarded Electronics …What a Waste

By Larraine Roulston: E-waste, the accumulation of our electrical and battery-operated items, includes hairdryers, radios, toasters, computers, flat screens, scanners and telephones. An estimated 50 million tons of e-waste are produced each year – enough to fill a line of garbage trucks stretching halfway around the world. This overwhelming problem has resulted because of a large population eager to …

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Planning an Eco-Village

By Larraine Roulston: Mike Nickerson, environmental educator and author of Life, Money and Illusion: Living on Earth as if We Want To Stay, has been fulfilling his dream by creating an eco-village.  An eco-village is an area where a group of like-minded people live together in an environmentally responsible and …

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A More Sustainable Summer

By Tiffany Krezinski: Growing up, I spent tons of time in the great outdoors. My family always would take trips to visit national parks, so I have a serious appreciation for nature and our amazing planet. Now that I’m a mom, I am trying to teach my family about economic …

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