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  • Green College Picks

    October is the perfect time for your teenager to make the rounds on college tours. But how do you decide which one to attend? Some will go for athletics, academics, or the distance from the school to your home. But what about taking a greener approach?

  • Composting Saves

    Reduce your taking-out-the-trash trips and create a nutrient-rich, and budget-friendly soil additive for your garden. Follow these simple steps to get started:

    >> Recycle or buy a plastic bin with a lid. It should stand 24 inches or taller. The lid ensures that moisture stays in and critters stay out.

  • Americans Slow to Adopt Green Choices

     

    It may seem as though everyone is already on the go-green bandwagon—but a new survey has found that while many Americans are willing to take steps toward becoming more environmentally conscious, actual changes in both attitude and behavior are happening slowly, particularly among older citizens.

  • Green Your Dental Routine

    Keeping your teeth healthy and looking great can cost a pretty penny, not to mention that the added chemicals in toothpastes, mouthwash, and whitening kits may actually damage teeth. Fortunately, there are a few simple, inexpensive, and environmentally sound ways to keep your lovely smile intact.

    natural ideas for healty teeth
    By Dr. Arthur Glosman, DDS
  • In Your Own Backyard

    The typical patient at the Environmental Health Clinic at New York University comes in concerned about the water flowing from her tap, the air she breathes, and the chemicals her kids are exposed to at home. Sound familiar? The list of environmental health concerns seems to grow everyday, along with the clinic’s roster of clients.

    Reduce the toxins in your environment with these close-to-home solutions.
    By Samantha Cleaver