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For the look you love with less environmental impact, find a salon that uses nontoxic color. Photo: Shutterstock
Feature from Mary Mazzoni
You don't have to stop coloring your hair to keep yourself and the environment safe. Here's a look at some boxed dyes and salon brands that can help you achieve the color you crave.

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The new Sinclair Compostable Fruit Label is safe for household compost piles and breaks down in 22 weeks. Photo: Sinclair International
Quick Bit from Mary Mazzoni
Take a second look at that sticker on your fruit. There's a chance it's compostable or water-soluble, thanks to two innovative label makers.

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List from Mary Mazzoni
Day 2 of Earth911's 2013 Holiday Gift Guide features 10 planet-friendly presents to bring a smile to any gardener's face.

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Certified Naturally Grown, or CNG, is a designation that verifies the food has been grown without pesticides. Photo: MorgueFile/AcrylicArtist
Quick Bit from Cindy Baldhoff
Buying meats, produce and other products with the USDA Organic label is one way to ensure your food is free of toxins. There’s another option, too, that many consumers don’t know about: Certified Naturally Grown (CNG). CNG, a nonprofit organization ...

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Feature from Haley Shapley
Herban Arts' Sunny Sweet uses plants to create a variety of tinctures, compounds, lotions, syrups and more.

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By asking customers to nominate their local women's shelter to receive a soap donation, Laroche hopes to connect people around the nation with shelter services in their area. Photo: Poppy Soap Co.
Feature from Mary Mazzoni
Poppy Soap Co. founder Lindy Laroche was working as a medical rep when she had her son Brody back in 2009. Like many young moms, Laroche said welcoming her first child was a life-altering experience, and she soon decided it ...

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List from Mary Mazzoni
With a little help from the Environmental Working Group’s SkinDeep database, Earth911 rounded up eight safe, nontoxic and eco-friendly sunscreens that are as easy on your skin as they are on the environment.

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List from Mary Mazzoni
Get your daily clean the natural way with handmade soap formulations you can either buy or make yourself.

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List from Mary Mazzoni
Earth911 rounded up these 10 safe, nontoxic and eco-friendly replacements for common cosmetics and beauty products. Read on to clean up your beauty routine, keep harmful chemicals off your skin and help prevent PPCPs from entering the environment.

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Food waste at an EcoScraps facility. Photo: EcoScraps
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News from Patricia Escarcega
The organic, chemical-free potting soil made from composted fruit and vegetable scraps will be sold at more than 1,700 stores.

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Feature from Mary Mazzoni
Living sustainably while raising children is often easier said than done. From prepackaged snacks to single-use wet wipes, parents encounter loads of hard-to-recycle disposables while caring for their kids. To help eco-minded moms and dads cut back on waste while raising happy, healthy children, Earth911 rounded up five common disposable parenting products, along with reusable ways to replace them.

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PUMA's new Incycle Basket sneaker is biodegradable and can be composted over time. Photo: Ralf Rödel
News from Christina Caldwell
The InCycle line officially will launch for the spring/summer 2013 season and include sports shoes and track jackets.

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