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Fall Décor Goes Green

By Maya Perry As the season changes, you might want to change your atmosphere with the cooling weather. Do you enjoy decorating for fall whether it’s your desk or home, but want to avoid toxins and stick to more eco-friendly items? I am here to give you my top 3 eco-friendly options for décor. 1...
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5 ways to make your Halloween Fit Sustainability Legit

By: Maya Perry Halloween can be a costly and careless experience for ONE NIGHT, so we wondered “What can be done to green your Halloween?” I am here to give you #MissPerryApproved tips to keep your Halloween fit Sustainability legit. Here are my top 5 ways: 1. Swap it! : best friend has an outfit...
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College for the Health Conscious

By: Maya Perry I am here to highlight the University of California at Santa Barbara for their sustainability initiatives. Which include making students aware and able to seek inspiration and sustainable action on complex environmental and economic issues. The University holds an annual event which...
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Water bottles

Top five eco-friendly water bottles of all time

By: Maya Perry Single-use water bottles are harmful to the environment. Globally, one million plastic bottles per minute are recycled, which is only 9% of all water bottles that are used. I’m here to help you make the BEST eco-friendly choice and go with one of these mission-driven reusable bottles...
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Planting a Tree

Planting a Tree

By: Maya Perry “Sustainable forestry involves a renewable cycle of harvesting what we plant,” says Mark Doumit, Washington Forest Protection Association. Working forests are now an important part of our landscape, because they support the economy and protect clean water while trees grow. It means...
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Summer activities

Eco-friendly Summer Activities

By: Maya Perry School is out and kids are struck with boredom. To help keep your child’s Summer free from videogames and television programming, Summer break is the perfect time of year to explore creative new activities. It’s up to parents to introduce earth-friendly values in children, in hopes...
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Nail Polish

Top Five Toxin Free Nail Polish Brands

By: Maya Perry Manicures and pedicures are essential to keeping your hands healthy and in style. Some nail polish brands have nearly 30 chemicals all combined. These tough chemicals are not only bad for the environment, but also bad for you. They cause nails to become brittle and have harsh fumes...
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Organic toothpaste

Best Natural and Organic Toothpastes

By: Maya Perry Recently there has been a huge increase in the demand for natural and organic products, and toothpaste is no exception. Your oral health is more important than you might realize. Like other areas of the body, your mouth teems with bacteria; while mostly harmless. Your mouth is the...
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4th of July

Three Ways to Have an Eco-Friendly Fourth of July

By Maya Perry As the Fourth of July holiday approaches we all enjoy the celebration of independence with cookouts and family gatherings to watch fireworks. I have a few ways to turn your cookout into an eco-friendly holiday tradition. 1. Eco-Friendly Fireworks - bright explosives may be beautiful,...
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Pest Control

Don’t Be a Bug-a-Boo: Eco-Friendly Pest Control

By: Maya Perry Summer introduces not only the heat, but pest and termites. Most chemicals to rid these critters are toxic for our environment. I have some remedies to help preserve what we inhale when fighting off bugs. 1. Use red chili powder, paprika, cinnamon or dried peppermint at the point of...
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