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Natural Awakenings Magazine Chicago

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Extreme Kleaner Mobile App Now Available

Extreme Energy Solutions, Inc., creator of Extreme Kleaner products, has released a new mobile app designed to provide convenience and a user-friendly experience to customers.

Free Green Living Fair in Libertyville

The 2017 Green Living Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., March 18, at the Libertyville Civic Center, sponsored by the Libertyville Civic Center Foundation, Lake County Green Congregations and Faith in Place.

Learn About Choosing Sustainable Wood for Home Remodeling

The Green Home Chicago Design Center will present The Nature of Local and Sustainable Wood, from 5 to 7:30 p.m., February 9, featuring Joe Verich, executive vice president of Wisconsin Mill and Michael Silaghi, expert wood installer.

Sleep Organic to Avoid Harmful Chemicals

North Shore Bedding, in Northbrook, offers the largest selection of all-natural, organic, chemical-free mattresses and sleep accessories in the area.

Escape the Ordinary Salon Experience

Escape Salon, in Northbrook, provides 100 percent organic hair care and beauty services in a relaxed atmosphere using Organic Way (Oway) brand products, the world’s first professional organic hair color, care and styling line that uses biodynamic, organic and fair trade ingredients.
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Eco-Friendly Home Building

Innovations Boost Energy Efficiency
Smart energy technologies make our homes healthier, more comfortable and more affordable, all while helping our home planet.

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What a Difference a Summer Solstice Makes

On June 20, at 11:24 p.m., Chicagoans can perform the annual ritual of saying hello to the sun on the first day of summer. The word solstice is from the Latin solstitium, from sol (sun) and stitium (to stop), reflecting the fact that the sun appears to stop at this time and again at the winter solstice.

Create a Butterfly Garden with Native Plants

May in Chicagoland is about the time we start to seeing butterflies fluttering around the garden.

Give Mother Earth A Fighting Chance

Our planet currently supports a population of more than 7.5 billion people, resulting in a demand for clean drinking water and quality air that is at an all-time high.

All Plastics Are Not Created Equal for Recycling

When it comes to recycling, we all want to do our part, but plastics can be confusing. It may come as a surprise that the term covers a variety of materials that use very different ingredient and manufacturing processes, which we cannot treat all the same because it may gum up the stream or even damage the machinery at our local material recovery facility (MRF).

Steps for Seed Starting Success

Starting our own plants allows us to control what goes on with them and is a piece of the puzzle in truly knowing where our food comes from. There are therapeutic health benefits in starting our own seedlings indoors, and it’s a task that provides a welcome boost to a gardener’s spirits during the doldrums of winter.
Natural Awakenings Green Living Briefs
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Autonomous Autos

Driverless Cars Promise Safety and Savings

Prohibiting Plastic

Banning Bags Is Making a Difference

Cycling Chicago

Pioneering Bike Paths Promise Easy Commutes

Balloon Doom

Far-Flying Rubber Harms Sea Creatures

Eco IKEA

Designing Cabinets and Chairs Made from Recyclables

Choo Choo Breakthrough

Wind-Powered Trains in Holland
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Herbs that Beat the Heat

Favorite Varieties that Flourish in Summer
Fragrant herbs that thrive in scorching days often come to us from South America, the Caribbean and Africa.
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Archive »Conscious Investing

Investing in Main Street

Cities, Schools and Churches Move their Money to Local Economies
Schools, churches and even city governments are sending a message about fiscal responsibility to Wall Street and government by supporting local community banks and credit unions.
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Green Car Buying Tips

Fuel Economy Plus Sales Incentives Equal Big Savings
To move stock and meet environmental goals, carmakers are offering great deals on eco-friendly cars; substantial subsidies and tax write-offs further sweeten the deal.