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Megan helps others understand how they can use green technologies and tecniques to live cleaner and healthier lives, utilize natural resources, and adopt environmentally friendly living standards.
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Ginger and Ginger Tea

One of my favorite drinks in the universe is Ginger Tea, particularly when mixed with Peppermint Tea. But there is a catch. It’s not just any Ginger Tea. I’ve tried Ginger Tea from normal health food or grocery stores, and it’s been horrific in comparison to what I am used to.

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Hypermiling, As Safe As Drinking Water?

Speeding car from Crestock Stock Photo There has been a lot of hallaballua on the media about hypermiling, and some controversy on whether or not it is a “safe” practice.  At this point it is beginning to appear a bit over-the-top. Is hypermiling safe? Well, the answer to that really depends on how you apply […]

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Air Fresheners? Or Air Pollutants?

There seems to be a large market for “air fresheners” these days. Most air fresheners even come with a “fresh fragrance”. But do these air fresheners really refresh the air? Frankly, No. First of all, lets look at the basics of what fresh air really is. One could define fresh air as air that is […]

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Yerba Mate Tea

Many of the common drinks that have become a part of life for people all over the world actually contain dangerous and damaging levels of toxins. Here is one article which gives some information on the toxins that can be found in common soft drinks. http://www.cseindia.org/misc/cola-indepth/cola2006/cola-index.htm Image by ANOXLOU via Flickr Unhealthy foods and drinks […]

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Non-Toxic House Cleaning

Image via Wikipedia The everyday cleaning materials we can buy in supermarkets may look nice on the shelves, but most if not all of them are full of damaging chemical toxins.  These toxins can be absorbed into the body in many ways – through ingestion, breathing, and even skin-contact.  And in many cases the toxins […]

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Reducing Carbon Dioxide in Our Environment

Most of us know that carbon dioxide is an unhealthy toxin which can affect one’s physical well-being. Yet at the same time most of us are dependent upon vehicles which produce carbon dioxide and pollute our direct living environments, every time we fire up their engines. While it is easy to say we should all […]

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More Gas Saving Tips

I’ve come across some new ways to improve gas mileage which I think are worthy of note. There is an excellent blog post at http://gogreentravelgreen.com/the-extreme-hypermiling-guide-450-tips-to-increase-your-miles-per-gallon-and-save-gas/ Gas prices have reached $4.21 per gallon!!! This blogger has compiled 450 tips he has found and read, about how to get better gas mileage.  Some of these tips even […]

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