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HOW TO: Locate A Halloween Candy Buy-Back Program

HOW TO: Locate A Halloween Candy Buy-Back Program

Put down the fun-size Snickers bar and step awaaaay from your kid's trick-or-treat bag. Do everyone in your house a favor and clear out those lingering stashes of Halloween candy by exchanging the sweets

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HOW TO: Make Organic Pumpkin Pancakes With Homemade Honey Butter

HOW TO: Make Organic Pumpkin Pancakes With Homemade Honey Butter

Everyone loves pancakes! The breakfast standby is one of the most universally appealing foods. But if you're ready for a delicious twist on your trusty flapjacks, you must try these organic pumpkin

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DIY: How to Make this Simple, Spooky Cut-Out Skull T-Shirt for Halloween

DIY: How to Make this Simple, Spooky Cut-Out Skull T-Shirt for Halloween

The original instructions over at Hurley for this fabulously simple, spooky skull t-shirt are intended for adults, but we've found that it can also make the perfect thrifty, DIY attire the younger set.

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HOW TO: Make Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

HOW TO: Make Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

Peanut butter cups are a sought-after staple for trick-or-treaters, but store-bought varieties are loaded with preservatives and artificial flavors. This halloween, make your own delicious vegan peanut

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DIY: How To Make a Spooky Cut-Out Skull T-Shirt for Halloween

DIY: How To Make a Spooky Cut-Out Skull T-Shirt for Halloween

If you're not sure what to do for a costume for Halloween or if you're just too lazy to go all out, get into the spirit with this easy cut-out skull t-shirt! This DIY project isn't just for kids; all you

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Danny Taylor’s Dimmer Switch Teaches Kids Energy-Efficient Behavior With a Happy Face

Danny Taylor’s Dimmer Switch Teaches Kids Energy-Efficient Behavior With a Happy Face

Designer Danny Taylor found that most energy monitors do little to engage with children, so he created an interface for a light that attempts to inform children of energy wastage without bombarding them

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Enter Your Kid’s Costume In Inhabitots’ Green Halloween Contest For A Chance To Win Over $200 In Prizes!

Enter Your Kid’s Costume In Inhabitots’ Green Halloween Contest For A Chance To Win Over $200 In Prizes!

Calling all crafty moms and dads! Inhabitots is officially accepting entries for their 2012 Inhabitots Green Halloween® Costume Contest! Whether your little ghoul's or goblin's costume delights or

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5 Colorful and Unique Ways to Decorate Your Halloween Pumpkins—Without Carving!

5 Colorful and Unique Ways to Decorate Your Halloween Pumpkins—Without Carving!

Halloween is a fantastic time to exercise your creative DIY skills—but carving up those slippery gourds can prove a little precarious for even the most savvy of adults, and its likely not an activity

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Prenatal Mercury Exposure Is Linked To ADHD In Children

Prenatal Mercury Exposure Is Linked To ADHD In Children

A new study conducted by researchers at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital concludes that prenatal mercury exposure is linked to ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) in children. According to

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ENTER TO WIN This Hushamok Baby Hammock Bassinet (Worth $492)!

ENTER TO WIN This Hushamok Baby Hammock Bassinet (Worth $492)!

Wish your baby would fall into a quiet slumber so you can catch up on some shut-eye yourself? Well this week you’re in for a sweet deal because we’re giving away a gorgeous Hushamok organic baby

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HOW TO: Make Festive and Delicious Gluten-Free, Vegan Pumpkin Donuts this Fall

HOW TO: Make Festive and Delicious Gluten-Free, Vegan Pumpkin Donuts this Fall

With Halloween just a few short weeks away and pumpkin patches abound, many of us will be carving up creative jack o' lanterns; but what to do with all that scooped-out pulp? If you're looking for a

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Eco Artist Builds a Recycled Amusement Park Out of Plastic Bottles

Eco Artist Builds a Recycled Amusement Park Out of Plastic Bottles

Ugandan artist Ruganzu Bruno Tusingwire looked around his city and saw all of the challenges that local children faced. Wanting to make a difference, Tusingwire set aside the wall art he typically

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Green Halloween’s National Costume Swap Takes Place On October 13th, 2012

Green Halloween’s National Costume Swap Takes Place On October 13th, 2012

Halloween - Image from Shutterstock Mark your calendars: Green Halloween's 3rd annual National Costume Swap is coming to a town near you on Saturday, October 13th, 2012. This year, over 100 cities

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Lightlife Makes It A Cinch To Prepare Delicious Meatless Meals

Lightlife Makes It A Cinch To Prepare Delicious Meatless Meals

Lightlife is making it easier and tastier than ever to enjoy protein-packed meatless meals by introducing four new frozen vegetarian burgers: Kick’n Black Bean, Backyard Grill’n, Mellow Portobello

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The Growth Table Has a Seat for Every Member of the Family

The Growth Table Has a Seat for Every Member of the Family

You've already got a kitchen table to bring the whole family together for meals - now the Growth Table encourages everyone to draw or study together. Its tiered structure has a place for even the

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Pink Slime Manufacturer Beef Products Inc Hits ABC News with $1.2 Billion Defamation Suit

Pink Slime Manufacturer Beef Products Inc Hits ABC News with $1.2 Billion Defamation Suit

Raw Hambuger Photo via Shutterstock South Dakota meat processor Beef Products, Inc (BPI) has responded aggressively to reports earlier this year that exposed the stomach-churning contents of lean

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8 Organic School Lunches That Can Be Prepared The Night Before

8 Organic School Lunches That Can Be Prepared The Night Before

Photo via Shutterstock Let's face it: school day mornings can be pretty chaotic, and preparing a well-balanced lunch for your kid can add to the stress. The best way to ensure that you're sending your

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Bananas Sprayed With Substance Derived from Shrimp and Crab Shells

Bananas Sprayed With Substance Derived from Shrimp and Crab Shells

Adorable baby eat banana sitting on grass in park via Shutterstock If you thought fruit was safe for vegans, think again. Non-vegan bananas could be making an appearance at your grocery store. During

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Tegu Magnetic Building Blocks Help Send Honduran Kids To School

Tegu Magnetic Building Blocks Help Send Honduran Kids To School

After seeing children live off less than $1 a day working in a landfill, Tegu founders and brothers Chris and Will Haughey wanted to build a children's toy that would benefit struggling, poverty-stricken

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Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Roberto Gil’s New Murphy Bed for Kids Maximizes Play Space

Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Roberto Gil’s New Murphy Bed for Kids Maximizes Play Space

Designer Roberto Gil’s new Dumbo Double Murphy Bed, by Casa Kids, is sure to be a game-changer kids with small square-footage, folding away into a compact, 12” deep cabinet during the day.

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Why Whole Foods is Supporting Hershey (and Child Slave Labor and Unfair Labor Standards)

Why Whole Foods is Supporting Hershey (and Child Slave Labor and Unfair Labor Standards)

In August Forty-one consumer-owned grocer cooperatives and natural food retailers released an open letter to Hershey Company. The letter--which essentially asks the organization to end child slave labor

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New Study Linking Childhood Obesity and Learning Issues Gains National Attention

New Study Linking Childhood Obesity and Learning Issues Gains National Attention

A new study suggesting obese children are prone to learning difficulties has parents and the media’s attention. The the National Institutes of Health-supported study published in Pediatrics indicates

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Scientists Genetically Engineer Goats To Produce Human Breast Milk

Scientists Genetically Engineer Goats To Produce Human Breast Milk

Pretty soon, all the animals on a dairy farm will be able to produce human breast milk. Last year, Argentine scientists cloned a cow to produce nutrient-rich 'human breast milk.' Now, scientists in

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8 Healthy and Delicious Snacks for Back to School

8 Healthy and Delicious Snacks for Back to School

Little boy with apple image via Shutterstock Apples are great and all, but if you want to make sure your kids maintains good eating habits while at school, you're going to have to send them packing

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Picnica’s Superhero of a Reusable Bag Doubles as a Toy

Picnica’s Superhero of a Reusable Bag Doubles as a Toy

Picnica’s lightweight nylon tote not only holds your groceries and provides a much-needed means for schlepping; it also lives a double life as a stuffed toy bunny.

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A Week of Healthy, Eco-Friendly, Packed “Bento Box” Lunches for Kids

A Week of Healthy, Eco-Friendly, Packed “Bento Box” Lunches for Kids

Inhabitots offers up some school lunch tips sure to give you a jumpstart for the new year.

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GIVEAWAY: Win a Skip Hop Backpack Filled With Green School Supplies (Worth $135!)

GIVEAWAY: Win a Skip Hop Backpack Filled With Green School Supplies (Worth $135!)

The new school year is fast approaching, and if you're looking for the perfect collection of green school supplies for one lucky kid, we've got the contest for you. Inhabitots has teamed up with a host of

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8 Eco-Friendly Back to School Organizational Tactics to Help you Cope

8 Eco-Friendly Back to School Organizational Tactics to Help you Cope

Check out these 8 eco-friendly organizational tips sure to make your family’s return to fall as seamless as possible.

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Johnson & Johnson Again Announces Plans to Remove Chemicals from Products

Johnson & Johnson Again Announces Plans to Remove Chemicals from Products

In the fall of 2011, baby care company Johnson & Johnson announced that it would soon be phasing out all harmful chemicals from its products. The announcement came in response to a study published

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Fasotec is Offering a Teeny Tiny Scale Model of Your Fetus!

Fasotec is Offering a Teeny Tiny Scale Model of Your Fetus!

Japanese engineering firm Fasotec is now offering mini (90x60x40 millimeters) 3D models of fetuses to expectant mothers!

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