Organic Toothbrush Sanitizer for a healthier mouth

We wash our face and hands to keep them clean and germ free. When it comes to our toothbrush, however, we merely rinse it, put it back in its holder and forget about it.

Millions of germs and bacteria live on your toothbrush, including e-coli. Rinsing does nothing to get rid of them. And these can be the cause of or contribute to a number of illnesses like cold, flu. candida and tooth decay.

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Film Company Brings Green Projects to the Screen

Movies can lift our spirits pull at our emotions.

The short films Green Living Project produces are “an opportunity to motivate and inspire … (and) to influence,” said Rob Holmes, GLP’s Founder and President.

Since its beginnings in 2007, GLP has produced 65 short films in 17 countries that are intended to educate and inspire people about sustainability programs, eco-tourism, wildlife conservation, community development and education.

To learn more about the films premiered and the educational opportunities available through Green Living Project, go to http://bit.ly/tbgx0B.

National Prescription Drug Take Back day

Unused meds gathered in earlier Take-back program Photo Courtesy of VA Guard Public Affairs

Saturday, October 29th, is the next National Prescription Drug Take Back day.

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A new tool to help locate wandering Alzheimer’s patients

New GPS Shoes will help caregivers keep track of wandering elderly patients

Although no fully accurate statistics exist, around 30,000 cases of wandering Alzheimer’s patients are reported annually. The numbers could be significantly higher – some say over 120,000.

It’s estimated that approximately 60 percent of persons suffering from Alzheimer’s will wander off from their caregivers. Current statistics say 5.4 million Americans are living with this disease. And with baby boomers aging, those numbers could reach as high as 16 million by 2050.

There’s a new tool available to help caregivers keep track of those who might wander.

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Occupy Wall Street – an Alternative Eco-unit?

The Occupy Wall Street protest has rapidly become a global phenomenon that offers a window into a different type of ecological unit: a totally organic type of social organization.

For more details, see http://bit.ly/oZlfTV.

The Energy-efficient Vireoo Outdoor Heating Lamp

The Vireoo outdoor heating lamp combines a tabletop with a radiant heater

The weather may be warm but it’s definitely Fall out. With coolish evenings, sitting outdoors doesn’t seem so appealing.

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Large retailers to adopt new recycling labels that make sense

More of us are recycling these days. Figuring out what’s recyclable and what isn’t, however, is often like wandering through a maze. But there’s finally a light at the end of that tunnel.

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