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Introducing NEW Seventh Generation Concentrates

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Author: Seventh Generation

You asked, we responded! Introducing Seventh Generation Concentrates, now part of Target's Made to Matter collection of brands that make things better for you, your family and the place we all call home.

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Can the Precautionary Principle Protect Your Family from Toxic Chemicals?

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Author: Seventh Generation

The 'seventh generation principle' is the original precautionary principle. This practice from the Six Nations Iroquois Confederacy of making decisions with the seventh generation in mind is what fuels our mission. We're hoping that TSCA reform based on the precautionary principle forces other companies to follow suit.

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Green Your Pet's Routine

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Author: Seventh Generation

Let’s face it, pets are family. And as responsible pet parents, it only makes sense that we do everything we can to help reduce their carbon “paw” print. The next time you’re faced with choices for your pet, rely on these tips to help you make the sustainable one:

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Hide & Go Eek! Our Homes’ Surprising Toxic Secrets

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Author: the Inkslinger

At this point, we all know the drill: There are potential cancer-causing ingredients in those cleaners, pesticides on that produce, and hormonal havoc in the canned goods. Common trouble spots like these are hardly news. But not all hazards on the home front get this kind of press. Some hide in the strangest places.

Here’s a handful that caught even a hardened eco-vigilante like me off guard:

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Meet Our Genie

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Author: Seventh Generation

Arabic culture speaks of powerful magical beings who live inside bottles. Rub the bottle and the genie appears to grant any wish. It sounds far-fetched, but it's not. At Seventh Generation, we have a very real genie who lives inside every bottle we make and makes the magic pour out. We call him Scienceman, a.k.a. Martin Wolf.

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No Room at the Inn for Cleanliness

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Author: the Inkslinger

We all know the story of a certain pregnant couple turned away from a crowded inn and forced to spend an eventful night in a manger. But that may have been for the best given new evidence that hotel rooms are hotbeds of unholy contamination. Here's what to know for a safer holiday travel season.

 

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Clean Hands, Healthier World

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Author: greenwrite

I can still hear my mother asking, "Did you wash your hands before dinner?" And to this day, the habit has stuck. Turns out, her ages-old advice is more important today than ever before.

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What’s Lurking in Your Medicine Cabinet?

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Author: Seventh Generation

Chances are you're very careful about the products you use to clean your home. You know all about VOCs and phosphates and a host of other ingredients. But when was the last time you inventoried the contents of your medicine cabinet? 

 

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Baby Laundry in 4 Steps

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Author: RealMomofNJ

Baby laundry. It's not that hard to do.  It's just that the volume and frequency at which you do it makes it seem overwhelming. The tiny clothes are so cute, but a full load of baby wash seems to have about 1000x the number of articles as an adult load. And thanks to spit-up, baby food, and other bodily fluids, it feels like there are million times more stains.

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What the X?!

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Author: greenwrite

2X, 3X, 4X… what's with all the Xs in the laundry aisle? Are they something you should get eXcited about? That depends on how eXhausted you get lugging home those big jugs of laundry detergent. And how frustrated you get when you realize a lot of what you're paying for is water.

 

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