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Earth Day Calls: Time to Detox the Family Medicine Cabinet

Rhinebeck, NY (PRWEB) April 17, 2014

On Earth Day–April 22, 2014–over a billion people from around the world will take action to keep the environment, their community, and their families healthy. With the focus on clean and green, Earth Day is a great time to evaluate personal care products and detox the family medicine cabinet. Topical BioMedics, Inc., offers the following bathroom detox tips for making every day safer and healthier.

Studies have shown that toxins found in commonly found in consumer personal care products may expose families to harmful chemicalsincluding everything from over-the-counter pain relief pills to toothpaste, shampoo, and moisturizers. Unfortunately, there are no warning labels on health and beauty aids, and an absence of adequate federal protection from the toxic chemicals they harbor. This is troublesome since skin is the bodys largest organ, readily absorbs anything applied to it, and then sends it moving throughout the entire system. Another alarming fact is that the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health found that of all the chemicals used in cosmetics, nearly 900 are toxic. In fact, approximately 450 ingredients commonly used in the U.S. are banned from cosmetic use in Europe.

In 2008, lead tests on lipsticks conducted by an independent lab for the Campaign for Safe Cosmeticsa national coalition of health and environmental groups–found that 61% of all red lipsticks tested contained detectable levels of lead. Not one of them listed lead as an ingredient, even though lipstick is directly ingested into the body, which then, over time, develops toxic buildup. Lead is also found in some whitening toothpaste formulas. In addition, mercurya neurotoxicant that is hazardous to human health, and often listed as thimerosolis still being used in some cosmetics, like mascara, as well as some eye drops.

The best way to diminish exposure to toxic chemicals commonly found in commercial health and beauty products is to look for ones that are organic or that contain pure ingredients. There is a proliferation of cleaner/greener products available in the marketplace, and mainstream manufacturers are also jumping on the go-green bandwagon. But beware of chemicals disguised by deceptive marketing speakparticularly the word natural. This adjective can be used liberally and without guidelines. Therefore a product that claims to be natural may contain one or two botanical ingredients, but still harbor large quantities of synthetic chemicals and preservatives.

The solution? Read labels. They reveal everything consumers need to know, and list ingredients from the highest concentration to the lowest.

Heres a rundown of the most common toxins to look for and avoid.

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100000 more Dutch roofs with solar panels in a year's time

100000 more Dutch roofs with solar panels in a year's time
During the conference, leading scientists, entrepreneurs and experts in the field of solar energy from home and abroad, gather to present the main developments in the market and new strategic insights. Among them are household names such as …
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Florida woman forced to use city utilities instead of private solar panels
A Cape Coral, Florida woman living “off the grid” was ordered last week by a magistrate to hook up to utilities to comply with city codes or risk eviction from her home. Special Magistrate Harold S. Eskin ruled Thursday that Robin Speronis violated …
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New Orleans Solar Energy Company Announces New Policy To Provide
Sunlight Contractors, LLC offers a complete home audit by RESNET-certified home energy raters or Building Performance Analyst (BPI) without cost through April 15 with solar installation services. Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on Google+ …
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Wild Mint Introduces Eco Friendly Bags and Recycled Jewelry in Time for Christmas

Plantation, FL (PRWEB) December 10, 2013

Wild Mint, an eco friendly, toxin-free company that provides safer alternatives to chemical laden products on their website,, is introducing their new selection of eco friendly bags and recycled jewelry to their site. The unique bags, which include the popular belt bag design, are made from 100% sustainable recycled leather, while the jewelry is made using recycled metal and is lead-free, cadmium-free, and nickel-free.

In time for Christmas, the eco friendly bags and recycled metal jewelry are great additions to Wild Mints wide variety of safer products for the home and families, which make great gifts. In addition to being better for the planet, the bags and jewelry are fashionable and functional.

Were so excited that these sustainable, toxin free fashion products are available on our site in time for the Holidays, said Wild Mints President, Hannah Helsabeck, and what better gift to give to others than one that not only looks great, but also gives back to the environment.

In order to receive the bags and/or jewelry in time for Christmas, as well as other eco friendly and non toxic gifts, Wild Mint is including their time table for shipping below. The company is also offering 10% off all orders placed through 12/16 (12pm EST) with coupon code GIFTS at check out.

Christmas Shipping Timetable:

Best Way Ground – Place orders by 12/17, 1pm (Wild Mint must send UPS Ground for this guarantee)

2-3 Day Express – Place orders by 12/19, 5pm (Delivery by 12/24)

Next Day Express – Place orders by 12/23, 5pm (Delivery on 12/24)

In addition to the eco bags and jewelry, Wild Mint also has many green toys for children, personal care products, and products for the kitchen and home now on sale up to 30% off. Families that want to go toxin-free and celebrate a healthier holiday into the New Year will find everything they need at Wild Mint to start taking steps towards their healthy lifestyle goals.

About Wild Mint

Wild Mint is dedicated to helping people live eco friendly, healthy and non-toxic lifestyles. Started by a mother of 6 in her quest to find safer alternatives to toxin-laden products, the company shares invaluable knowledge and resources on their website, On a mission to positively influence peoples lives, Wild Mint is a one-stop source for trusted information and safer, more environmentally friendly products.

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Moms Meals Insights: With Warmer Weather, Time to Change the Routines

Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) April 23, 2013

Spring is the optimal time for kicking out some old habits and inviting in the new. One of the best things everyone can do to live a healthier life is to clean up his or her diet. And Moms Meals, a company that provides home meal delivery for seniors and those recuperating at home, asked its own Registered Dietician, Elizabeth Elliot, to offer three tips for a diet makeover.


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October is the Perfect Time to Lay Groundwork for Energy Savings

Valley Forge, PA (PRWEB) October 02, 2012

As temperatures begin to drop and more homeowners dial up their thermostats, its important to guard against potential areas of the home where energy may be lost, resulting in higher utility bills. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) celebrates Energy Awareness Month each October, making it an ideal time for homeowners to make their home more comfortable while improving its energy efficiency. CertainTeed, North Americas leading brand of building products, offers the following tips as you embark on a path towards energy savings.

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Real Time Tracking for Junk Vehicle Pick-Up Via Global Positioning System Introduced for Cash For Cars Los Angeles Service by Cash for Cars Quick.

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 11, 2012

Reputed cash for cars Los Angeles service from Cash for Cars Quick has recently received further boost with the introduction of advanced GPS facility to ensure real time tracking during pick up. With this facility, the drivers of their pick up vans would be able to provide prompt pick to their customers in Los Angeles. The company is now well known all over the country for their excellent service. They have emerged as the top junk recycling and disposal company in the nation within a short tenure, thanks to their exemplary business ethics. They have been the pioneer in introducing eco friendly technologies in this industry throughout the country. Car owners prefer their service over other companies because they also offer the highest price for all types of junk cars. Last few months have a seen remarkable improvement of their service, with the introduction of several advanced facilities. To know all about the best cash for cars Los Angeles service, please visit

Car owners in Los Angeles may recall that Cash for Cars Quick opened their independent call center in the city about a month ago. This was followed by the development of a price calculator app to offer correct price to their customers. Now, by introducing GPS tracking for their drivers, they have certainly taken their service to a different level altogether. GPS or Global Positioning System is a satellite navigation system that can be used to receive time and location information. Cash for Cars Quick has always been in the limelight since the introduction of their service in Los Angeles in the month of May. Unlike other service providers in the city, they have a strong network of service partners to offer facilities for thorough treatment of wastes generated from junk vehicles. They also recycle almost 75 % of the discarded components in a junk car for reuse.

Old vehicle owners can earn up to $ 600 by selling their old cars to Cash for Cars Quick. Most importantly, the easy administrative process from them makes life easier for their customers. Their experience would certainly be even better now with the introduction of GPS tracking facility. “We would always try out new things to provide better service to our customers. They are helping a great cause by disposing their junk vehicles in the correct way and deserve to be pampered”, said Kevin Leonard, the CEO of Cash for Cars Quick.

SEO professional consultants are helping with the cash for cars company promoting the message about the importance of utilizing a reputable cash for cars Los Angeles California company, if someone is considering selling their car or truck. Cash for Cars Quick continues its online presence by offering an instant quote over the phone, and regularly posts auto recycling information on the company blog and social media pages. This information along with instant pricing the company hopes to attract more Los Angeles California residents looking to sell their vehicle. To read more on the companys cash for cars Los Angeles Facebook page visit,

About the Company: is a growing cash for junk cars service that offers junk car recycling and that provides a high return to the car and truck owners in Los Angeles California and throughout the United States. The company and its partners follow environmentally friendly disposal practices to safeguard the future of the planet. To learn more about the cash for cars Los Angeles service visit the company website,


William Leonard

Phone: 888-862-3001

Email: info(at)cashforcarsquick(dot)com

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