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Are You Confused by the Food Label: "Best-by," "Use-by," and "Sell-by?"

by YijunW

Have you tossed away food because you aren't sure what the label means? You’re not the only one. Nine out of 10 buyers are confused by the USDA food label and the average family is throwing away $1,500 per year of food that is perfect to … more...

  Filed under: Food and Beverages

2 replies | 1444 views | Posted on: 07/08/2018 | Last updated: 06/17/2020

Mexican company converts avocado pits into completely biodegradable plastic

by NoLifeLine

When you think of Mexico, you think of tequila and guacamole, says Scott Munguia. If he has his way, you might also be thinking of something else made from the avocado: plastic made from the seed. This could be big for Mexico, Avocado se… more...

  Filed under: Green Consumer Products

2 replies | 2124 views | Posted on: 02/04/2019 | Last updated: 02/05/2019

Beautycounter- Beautiful Products, Made Safely

Beauty,Cosmetics,Enviromental Health

by Chelsea W. Student

After watching the widely known movie, An Inconvenient Truth, founder of Beautycounter, Gregg Renfrew, became very passionate about environmental health. As a wife and mother of three, she discovered many products she was using everyday bot… more...

  Filed under: Health and Beauty Products

0 replies | 1887 views | Posted on: 08/14/2015 | Last updated: 08/14/2015


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